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David L. Scott

The Honourable David L. Scott

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1894 - 1907   Justice of the Supreme Court of the North-West Territories

David Lynch Scott was born in Brampton, Ontario on August 21, 1845. He was educated at Brampton Grammar School and called to the Ontario Bar in 1870. He practised law in Orangeville until 1882. He also served as mayor of Orangeville from 1879-1880.

In 1882 he moved to Regina, North-West Territories. He practised law with W.C. Hamilton and was one of the Crown's representatives who prosecuted Louis Riel.

In 1883 he married Mary McVittie of Barrie, Ontario and in 1884 he was elected by acclamation the first Mayor of Regina.

In 1894 he was elevated to the bench and served on the Supreme Court of the North-West Territories. In 1907, when the Saskatchewan and Alberta Courts were constituted, he was appointed to the Supreme Court of Alberta.

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