1950s

Lachlan Gilchrist

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

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Robert Meldrum Stewart

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

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Arthur Covington

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

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Franklin Loehde

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

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Walter Jackson

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

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Ray Thompson

(1923-2015) An accomplished observer and member of the Toronto Centre; recipient of the Chant Medal in 1967.

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Fred Williams

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

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Jack Locke

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

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Isabel Williamson

(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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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.

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