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Southey, Jim

  • Person
  • 1926-2016

The Honourable James 'Jim' Bonham Strange Southey was born in 1926 in Bowmanville, Ontario. He attended Trinity College School from 1941-1944. Following TCS he attended Queen's University and Osgoode Hall, where he was a silver medalist in 1953. Jim was appointed to the Supreme Court of Canada in 1975. He served as president of the Canadian Judges' Conference, the Ontario Superior Court Judges' Association, and the Lawyers' Club of Ontario. He was also Chair of the Board at Trinity College School and was an early advocate of Co-education at the School. Jim died on July 29, 2016 in his 90th year.