James Wilfred Estey
|James Wilfred Estey|
|Puisne Justice of the Supreme Court of Canada|
October 6, 1944 – January 22, 1956
|Nominated by||William Lyon Mackenzie King|
|Preceded by||Henry Hague Davis|
|Succeeded by||Henry Grattan Nolan|
December 1, 1889|
Keswick Ridge, New Brunswick
|Died||January 22, 1956(aged 66)|
|Alma mater||University of New Brunswick and Harvard Law School|
James Wilfred (Bill) Estey (December 1, 1889 – January 22, 1956) was a Canadian lawyer, politician, and jurist.
Born in Keswick Ridge, New Brunswick, the son of Byron Leslie Estey and Sarah Ann Kee, he received a Bachelor of Arts from the University of New Brunswick in 1910. In 1915, he received a Bachelor of Law from Harvard University in 1915. On 1917, he was called to the Saskatchewan bar, eventually founding the law firm Estey, Moxon, Schmitt & McDonald. He practised law as a Crown Prosecutor until 1929 in Saskatoon. He also taught law and economics at the University of Saskatchewan.
He was appointed to the Supreme Court of Canada on October 6, 1944 and served until his death in 1956. He was the second Saskatchewan judge of the Supreme Court (the first was John Henderson Lamont) and succeeded Sir Lyman Poore Duff as a western representative on the Court.
|Legislative Assembly of Saskatchewan|
James Thomas Milton Anderson and
|Member of the Legislative Assembly for Saskatoon City
Served alongside: Robert Mitford Pinder
John H. Sturdy and
Arthur T. Stone