|Born||William Ralph Lederman
January 6, 1916
|Died||July 26, 1992(aged 76)|
|Awards||Order of Canada|
Born in Regina, Saskatchewan, he received a LL.B. from the University of Saskatchewan in 1940. He was a Rhodes Scholar and a Vinerian Scholar where he received a B.C.L. From 1949 to 1958 he taught at Dalhousie University. In 1958, he became the first Dean of the Queen's University Faculty of Law. He was in this post until 1968 and continued to teach in the faculty until the 1980s. He was constitutional adviser to Ontario Premier John Robarts between 1965 and 1971.
In 1981, he was made an Officer of the Order of Canada.
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