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(1902-97) DO astronomer and Ottawa Centre member; received the Service Award in 1963.

(1889-1955) Mathematics Professor at U of Alberta; founder of the Edmonton Centre; Society President (1947-48).

(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).

(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.

(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.

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

(1893-1972) ...

(1911-86) An active observer and member of the Centre français de Montréal. Received the Service Award in 1981.

(1892-1973) A Montreal/Winnipeg/Calgary Centre member with an interest in radio; received the Society's Service Award in 1968.

(1865-1957) A 67-year member of the Society (Toronto); writer of a Toronto Telegram astronomy column (1900-48); Society Secretary (1902-17) and President (1920-21).