Forin, John Andrew

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Forin, John Andrew

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1861-1957

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John Andrew Forin (July 20, 1861-September 14, 1957) was prominent British Columbia judge directly involved in some of the legal battles fought by Doukhobors in British Columbia during the 1920. Originally from Ontario, he practiced law in New Westminster from 1891-1895 and in 1986 was appointed Country Court judge for the Kootenay/West Kootenay District. He presided as a judge until his retirement from the bench in 1928. Fortin and his wife Mary Dunn has three daughters and two sons, Isabel, jean Mollie, Douglas and Peter.

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06 Sep, 2019 - ED

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