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Work on the Society's seal started in the 1890s but a seal was not adopted until 1905.

(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).

(1922-73)  Quebec/CFM member; received the Service Award in 1967, served as Society President (1970-72).

Hamilton Centre telescope maker. Chant Medal 1949.

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

A horticulturist and active asteroid, comet and variable star observer. Chilton Prize 1983, Chant Medal 1988.

(1861-1937) Professor of Engineering at U of T; Society President (1912-13).

(1878-1954) Dominion Observatory Director (1924-46); Society President (1924-25).

(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.

Rev. D.B. Marsh's Brashear 5-inch telescope.