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(1864-1951) U of T mathematician; Society President (1910-11).

(1881-1956) Dominion Observatory solar astronomer; Society President (1936-37).

James C. Donaldson, L.L.D. (1843-96) was the Society's first non-resident member and an avid double star observer.

(1894-1988) Professor of Astronomy and Dean of Women at Queen's University (1939-63). She studied Physics under Sir Arthur Eddington and later wrote his biography. President of the Society (1943-44) and founder of the RASC Kingston Centre in 1961.

(1925-) An active Quebec Centre member and recipient of the Chant Medal in 1957.

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

(1943-2009) A longtime active observer and member of the Kingston Centre. He brought Astronomy Day to Canada and developed the Beginner's Observing Guide. Leo received the Service Award in 1986.

(1917-2009) An active member of the Calgary Centre. Received the Service Award in 1985.

(1933-) DDO Director (1978-88); Society President (1974-76).

(?-1996) Executive Secretary of the RASC (1958-72).