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Lachlan Gilchrist

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(1875-1962) Assistant Professor of Physics at the University of Toronto; Society President (1934-35).

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Gilchrist, Lachlan
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Robert Meldrum Stewart

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(1878-1954) Dominion Observatory Director (1924-46); Society President (1924-25).

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Stewart, Robert Meldrum
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Arthur Covington

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(1913-2001) Canada's first radio astronomer; RASC Honorary President (1986-89).

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Covington, Arthur E.
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Franklin Loehde

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(1936-) A longtime Edmonton Centre member and Society President (1982-84).

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Loehde, Franklin C.J.T.
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Walter Jackson

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

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Jackson, Walter E.W.
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Ray Thompson

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(1923-) An accomplished observer and member of the Toronto Centre; recipient of the Chant Medal in 1967.

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Thompson, Ray R.
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Fred Williams

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

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Williams, Frederick R.
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Jack Locke

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(1921-2010) Radio astronomer and President of the Society (1972-74).

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Locke, Jack L.
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Isabel Williamson

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(1907-2000) An active member of the Montreal Centre and the driving force behind the observing programs there from the 1940s through the 1960s.

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Williamson, Isabel K.
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Helen Hogg

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(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.

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Hogg, Helen S.
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