Called to Ontario bar, 1926. Practiced in Toronto as member firm Fennell, Porter & Davis until 1945. Member Ontario Legislature from St. George, 1943-1958.
Minister planning and development, Ontario, 1944-1948. Minister education, provincial secretary, Ontario, 1948-1951. Attorney general Ontario, 1949-1955.
Provincial treasurer, Ontario, 1955-1957. Chief justice, Ontario, since 1958. Chairman, Royal Commission Banking and Finance, since 1961.
Chancellor U. Waterloo. Board of Governors U. Toronto, Royal Ontario Museum Home: 10 Pinehill Road, Toronto 5. Office: Osgoode Hall, Toronto 1, Ontario, Can.