CM OOnt QC
|Integrity Commissioner of Ontario|
March 5, 2001 – September 16, 2001
|Preceded by||Robert C. Rutherford|
|Succeeded by||Coulter A. A. Osborne|
June 29, 1988 – November 30, 1997
|Succeeded by||Robert C. Rutherford|
|Born||Gregory Thomas Evans
June 13, 1913
McAdam, New Brunswick
|Died||May 23, 2010
|Alma mater||Saint Joseph's University
Osgoode Hall Law School
Born in McAdam, New Brunswick, he received a Bachelor of Arts degree from Saint Joseph's University in 1934 and graduated from Osgoode Hall Law School in 1939. He was called to the Bar of Ontario in 1939 and was created a Queen's Counsel in 1953. A practicing lawyer, he was appointed a Justice of the Court of Appeal for Ontario in 1965. From 1976 to 1985, he was the Chief Justice of the High Court of Ontario.
From 1962 to 1963, he served as President of the Canadian Bar Association-Ontario (now the Ontario Bar Association).
In 1988, he was appointed Integrity Commissioner of Ontario. He served until 1997 and again for a brief period in 2001.