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Lloyd Higgs

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(1937-) Radio astronomer, JRASC Editor (1976-80), Society President (1988-90).

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Higgs, Lloyd A.
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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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Ken Chilton

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(1939-76) This accomplished amateur astronomer was a member of the Hamilton Centre and recieved the Society's Service Award in 1976. The Society's Chilton Prize is named for him.

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Chilton, Ken E.
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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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Alice Douglas

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(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.

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Douglas, Alice V.
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Peter Millman

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

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Millman, Peter M.
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Cyril Clark

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(1912-) Treasurer of the Society (1970-76) and Chair of the Property Committee (1972-77).

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Clark, Cyril G.
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