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Marie Joussaye Fotheringham

Marie Joussaye Fotheringham, poet (b at Belleville, Ont, 1864; d at Vancouver, BC, 24 Mar 1949). Born Marie Josie in BELLEVILLE, Ontario, Fotheringham changed her name to Marie Joussaye when she left home to work for a Toronto newspaper.

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Palmer Cox

Palmer Cox, caricaturist (b at Granby, Qué, 28 Apr 1840; d there 24 July 1924). At the age of 17 Cox left Granby to work in Massachusetts (1957-59), Ontario (1860-63), California (1873-76) and New York City (1876-1904). He

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Lynn Johnston

She has won many awards for her work, and was made a member of the Order of Canada in 1992. Johnston is the first cartoonist to introduce a homosexual character in a mainstream Canadian comic strip (1993).

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Terry Mosher

Terry Mosher, OC, political cartoonist (born 11 November 1942 in Ottawa, ON). Known by his pen name Aislin, Mosher is one of Canada's leading newspaper editorial cartoonists.

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Roy Eric Peterson

Roy Eric Peterson, cartoonist (b at Winnipeg 14 Sept 1936). Editorial cartoonist at The Vancouver Sun since 1962, Peterson has won six National Newspaper Awards but is perhaps best known for his illustrations that accompany AllanFOTHERINGHAM's column each week on the back page of Maclean's magazine.

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James Simpkins

James Nathaniel Simpkins, cartoonist (born 26 November 1910 in Winnipeg, MB; died 1 February 2004 in Dundas, ON). Simpkins was the creator of "Jasper The Bear," a regular cartoon feature of Maclean's magazine for 24 years and the mascot of the national park community of the same name in Alberta.

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Charles Gustav Thorson

Charles Gustav Thorson (born Karl Gustaf Stefanson), political cartoonist, character designer, children's book author and illustrator (b at Winnipeg, Man 29 Aug 1890; d at Vancouver, BC 7 Aug 1966).

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John William Tranter Spinks

John William Tranter Spinks, CC, chemist, educator (born 1 January 1908 in Norfolk, England; died 27 March 1997 in Saskatoon, SK). He moved to Canada in 1930 to join the staff of the University of Saskatchewan, where he earned an international reputation as a teacher and researcher.

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Donald Frank Stedman

Donald Frank Stedman, scientist (b at Tunbridge Wells, Eng 4 Apr 1900; d at Ottawa 2 May 1967). Primarily a chemist, he was one of the earliest staffers of the NATIONAL RESEARCH COUNCIL (1930).

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Henry Taube

Henry Taube, chemist, Nobel laureate (born 30 November 1915 in Neudorf, SK; died 16 November 2005).

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Henry George Thode

Henry George Thode, scientist, university administrator (b at Dundurn, Sask 10 Sept 1910; d 22 Mar 1997). He graduated from the University of Saskatchewan, earned his doctorate from Chicago in 1934 and worked in the labs of Nobel winner Harold Urey at Columbia before joining McMaster in 1939.

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Thorbergur Thorvaldson

Thorbergur Thorvaldson, "TT," cement chemist (b in Iceland 24 Aug 1883; d at Saskatoon 4 Oct 1965). Settling with his parents near Gimli, Man, he went on to attend U Man and Harvard (MSc, PhD). In 1919 he became head of the dept of chemistry at U Sask, and in 1945 the first dean of graduate studies.

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Hardolph Wasteneys

Hardolph Wasteneys, professor of biochemistry (b at Richmond, Eng Apr 1881; d at Toronto 1 Feb 1965). As a boy Wasteneys went to Australia and found employment in government laboratories dealing with water purification. He moved to California about 1909 to study this subject further.

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Karel Wiesner

Karel Wiesner, chemist, educator (b at Prague, Czech 1919; d at Fredericton 28 Nov 1986). Wiesner studied chemical engineering in Prague, receiving his doctorate in 1945 for research in polarography at Bulovka Hospital.

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Leo Yaffe

Leo Yaffe, educator, nuclear scientist, university administrator (b at Devil's Lake, N Dak 6 July 1916). In 1952 Yaffe established a productive nuclear chemistry research laboratory at McGill.