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Charles Ambrose

Charles Ambrose. Organist, teacher, b England 1791, d Hamilton, Ont 17 Feb 1856. After serving as organist at Chelmsford Cathedral in England, he emigrated to Canada in 1837 and settled on a farm near Guelph, Ont. In 1845 he became organist-choirmaster at Christ Church Cathedral in Hamilton.

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Charles Augustus Semlin

Charles Augustus Semlin, schoolteacher, prospector, rancher, premier of BC 1898-1900 (b at Barrie, UC Oct 1836; d at Ashcroft, BC 3 Nov 1927). After teaching in Barrie, Semlin came to BC in 1862, buying the Dominion Ranch in 1869. Elected Conservative MLA for Yale in 1871, he was defeated in 1875.

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Charles Bohner

Charles Bohner. Composer, arranger, teacher, fl Toronto 1882-98. Bohner, who had a music studio on Yonge St, wrote songs and piano pieces, of which the earliest extant, Aesthetic Valse and Claxton's Grand March (1882, both for piano), were published by T. Claxton.

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Charles Doherty

Charles Joseph Doherty, lawyer, educator, judge, politician (b at Montreal 11 May 1855; d there 28 July 1931). Educated at McGill, he later taught civil and international law there for many years while practising law. He served as a judge of the Quebec Superior Court 1891-1906.

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Charles E. Wheeler

Charles E. (Edward) Wheeler. Organist, teacher, composer, b London, Ont, 1870, d there 25 Nov 1949; FRCCO. After early studies with Carl Verrinder, W. James. Birks, George Sippi, and J.W. Featherston, Wheeler had organ and theory lessons in Toronto with F.H. Torrington and W.O. Forsyth respectively.

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Charles Foran

William Charles Foran, writer, journalist and educator (born at Toronto, Ont. 2 August 1960). The son of a FRANCO-ONTARIAN mother and IRISH Canadian father, Foran was raised in Toronto.

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Charles Foreman

Charles (Lindsay) Foreman. Pianist, teacher, b East Chicago, Ind, 11 May 1949; B MUS (Indiana) 1971, Artist Diploma (Toronto) 1972, M MUS (Toronto) 1973. Before moving to Canada in 1972 Foreman studied piano with Rudolf Reuter in Chicago and Abbey Simon at Juilliard.

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Charles Gill

Charles Gill, painter, teacher (b at Sorel, Qué 21 Oct 1871; d at Montréal 16 Oct 1918). He began to study design in Nicolet with Abbé Thomas Maurault and continued his art studies in Montréal with William Raphael and then William BRYMNER.

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Charles Jordan

Charles Jordan (b Jack Wiseman). Baritone, teacher, b Montreal 3 Apr 1915, d Toronto 27 Jun 1986. His father, George Wiseman, was an amateur tenor soloist with choirs in Russia.

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Charles Taylor

Charles Taylor, philosopher, political theorist (b at Montréal 5 Nov 1931). Charles Taylor was educated at McGill University, where he earned a BA in History. He then went as a Rhodes Scholar to Oxford, where he completed a BA, MA, and PhD in Philosophy.

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Charles de Koninck

Charles de Koninck, philosopher (b at Thourout, Belgium 29 July 1906; d at Rome, Italy 13 Feb 1965). A graduate of Louvain U, when he arrived at Québec's Université de Laval, Thomism was the established doctrine of philosophy in Québec.

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Charles-Joseph Ducharme

Charles-Joseph Ducharme. Teacher, b Lachine, near Montreal, 10 Jan 1786, d Ste-Thérèse-de-Blainville (Ste-Thérese), near Montreal, 25 Mar 1853. He studied music at the Séminaire de Québec along with academic subjects and theology.

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Charlotte Cadoret

Charlotte (Augustine) Cadoret (Sister St-Jean-du-Sacré-Coeur, Congregation of Notre-Dame). Educator, composer, pianist, (Newark, NJ, to Canadian parents, Feb 29, 1908 - Montreal, March 7, 1995). Teaching certificate (Montreal) 1928, B.Mus. (ibid.) 1931, L.Mus. (ibid.) 1941.

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Charlotte Gray

Charlotte Gray, historian (born in England). Prior to immigrating to Canada from England in 1979, Charlotte Gray attended Oxford University, earning a BA in modern history and later pursuing post-graduate work at the London School of Economics.

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Chester William New

Chester William New, university teacher, historian, biographer (b at Montréal 9 Oct 1882; d at Hamilton, Ont 31 Aug 1960). Raised and educated in Hamilton, New was a graduate of the University of Toronto and McMaster University.

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Clayton Oscar Person

Clayton Oscar Person, scientist, educator (b at Regina, Sask 16 May 1922; d at Vancouver, BC 1 Sept 1990). Educated at Saskatoon, Alberta and overseas, Person worked at U Man, U of A and UBC. He is recognized internationally as an authority on the genetics of host-parasite relations.