Rex vs. Daniel Ralston McKenzie


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Rex vs. Daniel Ralston McKenzie


Title Proper F0 GR0419 BOX 515 FILE 11
Date(s) 1942
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File contains information and complaint, statement of the accused, and witness depositions for Rex vs. Daniel Ralston McKenzie. McKenzie was charged with shooting with intent to do grievous bodily harm to Haruo Maeda on 9 November 1942 near Slocan City. Maeda was walking to take a bath in Papoff’s with his brother Masao Maeda and their friend Seiji Inouye. They came across a pile driver and climbed on it, at which point Mr. McKenzie instructed them to get off of it, retrieved a rifle from his house, and began shooting. They jumped into the water to hide, but Mr. Maeda was struck on the left ankle. Both Maeda brothers and Mr. Inouye gave depositions. New Denver BCP Constable John Dowling, RCMP Corporal William J. Durnin, and RCMP Constable Norman H. Remnant also gave depositions. On the back of the judge’s brief someone has written in pencil "Took speedy trial convicted" with a check mark.
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The digital copies of the records were acquired by the Landscapes of Injustice Research Collective between 2014 and 2018.
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Rex vs. Daniel Ralston McKenzie
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