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(1913-2007) Anglican minister. Hamilton Centre member; Service Award (1970); NNL Editor (1973-74); National Secretary (1964-71, 1978-80).

(1927-96) Worked at Geodetic Survey of Canada, DO, and NMST. Society President (1986-88); Service Award (1990).

(1906-88) The main founder of the Windsor Centre; received the Service Award in 1984.

(1928-) DO/NRC astronomer, Journal Editor (1970-75), Society President (1980-82), Honorary President (1989-93), Service Award recipient (1974).

(1878-1940) DO and DAO astronomer; first winner of the RASC Gold Medal (1906); Society President (1928-29).

(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).

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

(1937-) Radio astronomer, JRASC Editor (1976-80), Society President (1988-90).

(1904-51) DAO/DDO astronomer; Toronto Star columnist; Society President (1941-42).

(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.