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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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Andrew Hunter

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(1863-1940) President of the Society (1926-27).

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Hunter, Andrew F.
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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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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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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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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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John Heard

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(1907-76) Director of the David Dunlap Observatory (1951-65), RASC President (1953-54).

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Heard, John F.
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Clarence Chant

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(1865-1956) Professor of Astronomy at University of Toronto, President of the Society (1904-07), editor of the Journal and Handbook for 50 years, and an important figure in the creation of the David Dunlap Observatory.

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Chant, Clarence A.
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Robert Stupart

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(1857-1940) F.R.S.C., F.R.A.S.C. Director of the Toronto Observatory and Superintendent of the Dominion Meteorological Service (1894-1929), and President of the Society (1902-03). He was knighted in 1916.

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Stupart, Sir Robert F.
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James Wadsworth

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(1842-1905) B.A., M.A., M.B. A school inspector by trade. He built the 12½" reflector (the largest in Canada at the time) that he used to observe the heavens from his observatory on Talbot Street in Simcoe, Ontario.

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Wadsworth, James J.
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