0.1 metres of textual records. - 13 photographs. - 3 artefacts.
Scope and Content
Documents, notices, testimonial, and messages of congratulations on his appointment as judge. B.A. diploma, Harvard, 1915. Invitations. Clippings.
Canadian Jewish Archives
History / Biographical
Benjamin Robinson was born in Kovl, Russia, and raised in the United States. After graduating from McGill University, he settled in Montreal. Robinson was president of the Montreal Advocates Benevolent Society, Jewish Immigrant Aid Society, and honorary vice-president of Canadian Jewish Congress. His wife Antonia (Tony) was also very involved in the Jewish community. A successful attorney, he was the second Jew to be appointed judge of the Quebec Superior Court for the District of Montreal in 1960.