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HAYNES, Robert Hall (1931 - 1998), President, Royal Society of Canada, 1995–97

McLAREN, Digby Johns (1919 - 2004), President, Royal Society of Canada, 1987–90

FORBES, (Joan) Rosita (died 1967), traveller, lecturer and author; Hon. Member of French, Royal Italian, Canadian and Royal Antwerp Geographical Societies

M’PHEDRAN, Alexander (died 1934), Professor Emeritus of Medicine, University of Toronto; Past President of the Association of American Physicians; Fellow of the Royal College of Physicians of Canada; Fellow of the Royal Society of Canada, and Canadian Medical Association, etc

BOURINOT, John George (1837 - 1903), Clerk of House of Commons of Canada from 1880; Ex-President and afterwards Hon. Secretary of Royal Society of Canada

GORE, John Ellard (1845 - 1910), Corresponding Member of the Royal Astronomical Society of Canada; Member of Council, Royal Irish Academy, etc.; amateur astronomer and writer on astronomical subjects

PATERSON, Emily Murray (died 1934), Member Royal Scottish Water-Colour Society, Société Internationale des Aquarellistes, Society of Women Artists, and Women’s Art Association of Canada

PIRIE, Alexander Howard (1875 - 1944), Consultant, Royal Victoria Hospital, Montreal, Canada; Consultant Radiologist to Department of Pensions and National Health, Canada; President, American Röntgen Ray Society, 1927–28

PARKS, William Arthur (1868 - 1936), Professor of Geology, University of Toronto, 1922–36; Director Royal Ontario Museum of Palæontology, 1913–36; Professor of Palæontology, 1916–22; President Section C. BAAS, 1925; President Royal Society of Canada, 1925–26; President Palæontological Society of America, 1926–27; President Royal Canadian Institute, 1928–29

WAUGH, William Templeton (1884 - 1932), Fellow of the Royal Society of Canada; Kingsford Professor of History and Chairman of the Department of History, McGill University, Montreal, since 1925

BELL-SMITH, Frederick Marlett (1846 - 1923), artist; Member of Council of the Royal Canadian Academy of Arts; Life Member Ontario Society of Artists, 1904–08

MEISEL, John (born 1923), President, Royal Society of Canada, 1992–95; Sir Edward Peacock Professor of Political Science, Queen’s University, Canada, 1983–94, now Emeritus; Co-Editor (formerly Editor), International Political Science Review, 1979–95

KEYS, David Reid (1856 - 1939), Professor Emeritus of Anglo-Saxon, University College, University of Toronto, since 1923; Hon. Life Member, Royal Canadian Institute, Toronto; Hon. President York Pioneers Historical Society, etc.; Member Social Service Council for Canada

FANING, Joseph Eaton (1850 - 1927), Member of Associated Board of RAM and RCM, 1901–23; of the Royal Philharmonic Society; Council of the Royal College of Music; Board of Studies in Music, University of London; Director of the British Columbia Land and Investment Agency Ltd; Director of the Western Canadian Ranching Co. Ltd; Director of the London and Canadian Investment Co. Ltd

FRÉCHETTE, Louis (1839 - 1908), Knight of the Legion of Honour; officer of Academy of France; President of Royal Society, Canada (retired); member of the Academy of Rouen; member Société Astronomique, Paris; member Imperial Institute, London; Clerk of Legislative Council, Quebec, from 1889

CAMSELL, Charles (1876 - 1958), Member, Federal District Commission, Ottawa, 1946; President Royal Society of Canada, 1930; President Engineering Institute of Canada, 1932; Vice-President Geological Society of America, 1937; Director Amer. Inst. Mining and Metallurgical Engineers, 1939–45, Hon. Member 1946; Pres. and Hon. Member Can. Inst. Mining and Metallurgy

McKAY, Alexander Gordon (1924 - 2007), Professor of Classics, McMaster University, 1957–90, then Emeritus; Adjunct Professor of Humanities, 1990–96, and Fellow, Vanier College, since 1992, York University; President, Royal Society of Canada, 1984–87

CLUTTERBUCK, Peter Henry (1868 - 1951), Vice-Pres. Empire Forestry Association; Fellow R. Empire Soc.; Hon. Fellow Soc. American Foresters; Hon. Member Soc. Canadian Forest Engineers; Member, Soc. of Foresters of Great Britain, Royal Scottish Forestry Soc., Fauna Preservation Society; Bombay Natural History Society, East India Association


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