1930s

Walter Jackson

(1880-1962) A specialist in terrestrial magnetism, and President of the Society (1922-23).

Continue Reading

Andrew Hunter

(1863-1940) President of the Society (1926-27).

Continue Reading

Fred Williams

(?-?) Member of Vancouver and Victoria Centres, received the Society's Service Award in 1974.

Continue Reading

Helen Hogg

(1905-93) A well-known DDO astronomer (specializing in globular cluster variables) and popularizer of astronomy. She wrote an astronomy column in The Toronto Star for 30 years. Served as President (1957-58) and Honorary President (1977-81) of the Society.

Continue Reading

Alice Douglas

(1894-1988) Professor of Astronomy and Dean of Women at Queen's University (1939-63). She studied Physics under Sir Arthur Eddington and later wrote his biography. President of the Society (1943-44) and founder of the RASC Kingston Centre in 1961.

Continue Reading

Peter Millman

(1906-90) Dominion Observatory/NRC astronomer with an interest in meteors; RASC President (1960-62).

Continue Reading

Robert Petrie

(1906-66) DAO astronomer and member of the Victoria Centre.

Continue Reading

Andrew McKellar

(1910-60) DAO astronomer and Victoria Centre member.

Continue Reading

John Heard

(1907-76) Director of the David Dunlap Observatory (1951-65), RASC President (1953-54).

Continue Reading

Clarence Chant

(1865-1956) Professor of Astronomy at University of Toronto, President of the Society (1904-07), editor of the Journal and Handbook for 50 years, and an important figure in the creation of the David Dunlap Observatory.

Continue Reading

Pages

Subscribe to RSS - 1930s