Pierre-Herman Dosquet, Sulpician missionary, 4th bishop of Québec (b at Liège, Belgium 4 Mar 1691; d at Paris, France 4 Mar 1777). After serving with the Sulpicians and priests of the Missions étrangères, Dosquet was named administrator of the diocese of Québec in 1729 and coadjutor bishop in 1730.
Lewis Samuel, merchant, philanthropist (b at Kingston upon Hull, Eng 1827; d at Victoria 10 May 1887). He founded the organized Jewish community of Toronto, and was a prime mover in establishing in 1856 the first synagogue in Canada West - the Toronto Hebrew Congregation (now Holy Blossom Temple).
Canadian Pacific Railway bought out his firm and 11 others in 1941 and appointed him general manager of the western lines (1942) and president of CP Air (1947). He inaugurated CP Air passenger services to Australia, Japan and Hong Kong and by 1957 had added a further 25 000 km of flight paths.