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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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Kenneth Wright

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(1911-2002) DAO Director (-1976) and Society President (1964-66).

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Wright, K.O.
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Raymond Auclair

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(1952-) A longtime unattached member of the Society, and organizer of the 1989 General Assembly.

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Auclair, Raymond
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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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John Percy

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(1941-) A longtime professor of Astronomy at U of T Erindale, well known for his work in variable stars and astronomy education. Society President (1978-80), and Observer's Handbook editor (1971-81). Recipient of the RASC Gold Medal in 1962 and Service Award in 1977.

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Percy, John R.
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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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