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    William Arthur Steel

    William Arthur Steel, radio pioneer (b 3 Nov 1890; d at Ottawa 28 Nov 1968).

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    William Boyd

    William Boyd, pathologist, educator, author (b at Portsoy, Scot 21 June 1885; d at Toronto 10 Mar 1979). Bill Boyd obtained his medical degree in 1908 at Edinburgh and published his first book, With a Field Ambulance at Ypres, in 1916.

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    William Brydone Jack

    William Brydone Jack, mathematician, astronomer, educator (b at Trailflatt, Scot 23 Nov 1817; d at Fredericton 23 Nov 1886).

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    William Cameron

    William Maxwell Cameron, physical oceanographer (b at Battleford, Sask 24 July 1914; d at Vancouver, 4 July 2008).

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    William Canniff

    William Canniff, physician, amateur historian (b at Thurlow, Upper Canada 20 June 1830; d at Belleville, Ont 18 Oct 1910).

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    William Carson

    William Carson, physician, reformer, politician (b at Kirkcudbright, Scotland 1770; d at St John's, Nfld 26 Feb 1843). After arriving in St John's in 1808 he was connected to the local garrison until the opening in 1814 of a public hospital he helped to found.

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    William Donald Albright

    Being keenly interested in the farming potential and promotion of the region, Albright immediately started conducting agricultural experiments on his own land and quickly established a contract to work part time for the CENTRAL EXPERIMENTAL FARM in Ottawa.

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    William Edmund Harper

    William Edmund Harper, astronomer (b at Dobbinton, Ont 20 Mar 1878; d at Victoria 4 June 1940). After graduating from the University of Toronto in 1906, Harper joined the Dominion Observatory in Ottawa and later conducted a national search for a site for a proposed new observatory.

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    William Edward Gallie

    William Edward Gallie, surgeon, educator (born at Barrie, Ont 29 Jan 1882; d at Toronto 25 Sept 1959). He graduated from Barrie Collegiate Institute in 1899 and received his MD from the University of Toronto in 1903.

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    William Edwin Ricker

    William Edwin Ricker, OC, FRSC, fishery and aquatic biologist (born 11 August 1908 in Waterdown, ON; died 8 September 2001 in Nanaimo, BC). Ricker was widely recognized as Canada's foremost fishery scientist.

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    William Elgin Van Steenburgh

    William Elgin Van Steenburgh, entomologist, scientific administrator (b at Havelock, Ont 24 Dec 1899; d at Ottawa 14 Apr 1974). He grew up in the US, working in the W Virginia mining industry as a young man.

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    William Evans

    William Evans, journalist, agronomist (b at Carana, Ire 22 Nov 1786; d at Côte St-Paul, Canada E 1 Feb 1857). Evans immigrated to Lower Canada in 1819 and settled on a farm in Côte St-Paul near Montréal.

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    William Ewart Taylor Jr

    William Ewart Taylor, Jr., archaeologist (born 21 November 1927 in Toronto, ON; died 13 November 1994 in Ottawa, ON).

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    William Francis Ganong

    William Francis Ganong, regional historian, cartographer, botanist, linguist (b at Carleton, NB 19 Feb 1864; d at Saint John 7 Sept 1941). A passionate lover of New Brunswick, Ganong devoted his life to its study.

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    William Fraser Tolmie

    Tolmie, William Fraser, surgeon, fur trader, politician (b at Inverness, Scot 3 Feb 1812; d at Victoria 8 Dec 1886). Tolmie came to the NorthWest in 1833 in the service of the HBC.

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