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Young, Walter Douglas, 1933-1984

  • 10193
  • Person
  • 1933-1984

Walter D. Young was born June 27, 1933 in Winnipeg, Manitoba.

Young was appointed a Commissioner of the Legal Services Commission by Order-in-council 2649, and his appointment took effect September 1975. In December 1974, the Justice Development Commission's Delivery of Legal Services Project presented its report (the Leask Report) which recommended the creation of a legal service commission.

The Legal Services Commission Act (B.C. Statutes, 1975, c. 36) was proclaimed on 14 August 1975, and the Commission commenced operations on 1 September, with its stated object and purpose "to see that legal services are effectively provided to, and readily obtainable by, the people of British Columbia, with special emphasis on those people to whom those services are not presently available for financial or other reasons." The Commission was established as a Crown Corporation, exempt from the Public Service Act, and its commissioners could hold office for two years. Walter Young tendered his resignation and his appointment as commissioner was rescinded 1 January 1977.

Young died in Victoria on March 11, 1984.

Young, William Alexander George, Sir, 1827-1885

  • 2631
  • Person
  • 1827-1885

W.A.G. Young arrived in the Colony of Vancouver Island in 1857 as the secretary to the commission determining the Northwest Boundary. In 1859, he was appointed the Colonial Secretary for British Columbia and Acting Colonial Secretary for Vancouver Island. He continued in that position after the two colonies were united in 1866 and remained as Colonial Secretary until 1869 when he returned to England.

Zanadvoraff (family)

  • 2633
  • Family

Victor A. Zanadvoraff (1902-1981) was an engineer on the Jordan River hydroelectric project on Vancouver Island.

Zink, Friedrich Henry (Frederick John), 1896-1979

  • 18350
  • Person

Birth and death registration listed as "Friedrich Henry Zink"; marriage registration listed as "Frederick John Zink". The finding aid for GR-2204 (probates/estates) indicates that Friedrich Henry and Frederick John are the same person.

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