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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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George Lumsden

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(1847-1903) Corresponding Secretary (1890-99) and President of the Society (1900-01).

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Lumsden, George E.
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Arthur Harvey

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(1834-1905) F.R.S.C., F.R.A.S.C. President of the society (1898-99); Honorary President and Director, La Institutio Solar Internacional (Monte Video, Uruguay).

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Harvey, Arthur
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Larratt Smith

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(1820-1905) D.C.L., Q.C. Served as Vice President of the Society (1892-94), and President (1895).

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Smith, Larratt W.
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Bert Topham

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(1893-1962) Bert Topham (Toronto Centre) was a prominent observer of his day, and the first recipient of the Society's Chant Medal.

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Topham, Bert
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John Paterson

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(1846-1930) K.C., M.A., F.R.A.S.C. A math teacher at Upper Canada College, later a lawyer, and President of the Society (1896-97).

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Paterson, John A.
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Charles Carpmael

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(1846-94) M.A., F.R.A.S., F.R.S.C. Director of the Magnetic Observatory (Toronto), and Superintendent of the Dominion Meteorological Service (1876-94). President of the Society (1890-94).

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Carpmael, Charles
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Andrew Elvins

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(1823-1918) One of the founding members of the society in 1868.

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Elvins, Andrew
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