1970s

Franklyn Shinn

(1911-1997) Owner/operator of the Shinn Conservatory of Music; Planetarium Director at the Manitoba Museum of Man and Nature; Winnipeg Centre member; Service Award (1978); National Newsletter editor (1978-80).

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Reynold Young

(1886-1977) DO/DAO astronomer; DDO director (1935-45); Society President (1932-33).

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Alan Batten

(1933-) DAO astronomer (1959-91); Society President (1976-78); JRASC Editor (1980-88).

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John Kennedy

(1916-1999) Associate professor of physics at the University of New Brunswick and later the University of Saskatchewan. Society Secretary (1958-64) and President (1968-70). Received a Service Award in 1970.

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Henry Horning

(1892-1978) A Toronto physics teacher and principal; Society Treasurer for 30 years; recieved the Service Award in 1960.

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Arthur Covington

(1913-2001) Canada's first radio astronomer; Service Award 1981; RASC Honorary President (1986-89).

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Kenneth Wright

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

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Raymond Auclair

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

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Franklin Loehde

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

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John Percy

(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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