Inventory of the
Robert Roche fonds

Inventory #F0396

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Fonds/Collection Number:F0396
Title:Robert Roche fonds
Extent:7.0 m of textual records
9 photographs : b&w ; 21 x 25 cm
Biographical Sketch/
Administrative History:
Robert O'Dell Roche (1915-1988), politician and salesman, was an Alderman for North York, Ward 8 (1970-1976), and a campaign manager, fundraiser and administrator for the Progressive Conservative Party of Ontario. He served as vice-president of the Progressive Conservative Party of Ontario (1964-1968) and was a campaigner and fundraiser for several Ontario provincial politicians including Dalton Bales and Bette Stephenson. In private business, Roche was a representative for Zippo lighters.
Scope and Content:

The fonds documents Robert Roche's political activities at the municipal level in North York, the provincial level in Ontario and at the federal level for the period of 1957-1988.

Restrictions on
Access and Use:
No restrictions on access.
Finding Aid: File list available.
URL of Finding Aid:
Accruals: The fonds comprises the following accession: 1989-040. No further accruals are expected.
Related Records: See Progressive Conservative Party of Canada. Centennial Convention fonds (F0384), for related material on the Progressive Conservative Party. See Irving Paisley fonds (F0373), and Frederick F. Schindeler fonds (F0404) for material related to the North York Council.
Immediate source of acquisition: Acquired from Mrs. Betsy Roche in 1989.
Provenance Access Points:Roche, Robert, 1915-1988

Date of creation: 2002/04/08
Date of last revision: 2013/12/18
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