Justice Alexander Ingram Fisher

Justice Alexander Ingram Fisher

Justice Alexander Fisher was born in Waterdown, Ontario in 1875. He attended the University of Toronto and Osgoode Hall, and was called to the Ontario Bar in 1906. Justice Fisher moved West to Fernie, British Columbia and was called to the BC Bar in 1907. From 1916 to 1920, Fisher served as the Liberal MLA for East Kootenay. In 1929, he was appointed to the BC Supreme Court and in 1942 was elevated to the BC Court of Appeal. He only remained at the Court of Appeal for less than two years, however, dying on December 10, 1943 at the age of 68.


ForenameJustice Alexander Ingram
Regularized NameJustice Alexander Ingram Fisher


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