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Denham, Paul

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Paul Denham was a Professor of English at the University of Saskatchewan. He has a B.A. and M.A. from the University of Western Ontario and a Ph.D. from the University of Toronto.

Clark, John Livingstone 1950-

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Ronald John Clark was born 6 August 1950 on Saltspring Island, British Columbia. He earned a B.A. from UBC in 1976 and a M.A. from SFU in 1982. He also studied at the University of Sydney in 1979 and 1980 as the Commonwealth Scholar for Graduate Studies in English Literature. In 1984, Mr. Clark moved to Saskatoon and joined the Department of English, University of Saskatchewan, as a Sessional Lecturer. In addition to his teaching duties, Mr. Clark has worked as an editor, contributed to several literary publications and anthologies as a poet, prose writer and reviewer and has had several books of his poetry published. His work has been published under the following names: R.J. Clark, Ron Clark, John Clark, John Livingstone Clark and J. Livingstone Clark. His awards include grants from Saskatchewan Arts Board and Canada Council, a CBC Award for Drama and an appointment as Writer-in-Residence at the Saskatoon Public Library for 1999-2000.

Kozakew, Mike

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Mike Kozakew exhibited films in Ituna, Saskatchewan, and the surrounding area.

McInnes, Harvey Allen

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  • 1904-2002

Harvey Allen McInnes was born on 21 November 1904 in Cobden, Ontario, and moved to Saskatchewan with his family in 1910. His father farmed near Zealandia; following his mother's death in 1939, Harvey joined his father to help him with the family farm. He retired from farming in 1971, but retained the family homestead where he continued to live during the summers. In 1965, his sister gave Harvey a paint-by-number kit. With paint left over, Harvey decided to try his own design, enjoyed it, and began doing artwork during the winter months. He moved from oil to pastels and coloured pencil. In 1974 he put some of his work in the Watrous Art Salon annual show. Regina artist David Thauberger was in attendance, noticed Harvey's work, and helped bring it to the attention of the provincial art community. Entirely self-taught, Harvey's artwork can be found in several private and public collections, including the Mackenzie Art Gallery, the Mendel Art Gallery, the University of Saskatchewan, and the Saskatchewan Arts Board. Harvey died on 17 August 2002.

French, William Giles

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William Giles French, originally from Calgary, Alberta, attended the University of Saskatchewan earning a Bachelor's degree in Accounting in 1941. The yearbook from 1941 indicates he was an active participant in student life: "member of College Executive, Sheaf and Greystone Staffs and Economics Club. Hopes to be a C.A. in transportation work. Sports: Swimming and track."

Wynn, Sam N., 1885-1973; publisher

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SN Wynn was born in 1885 in Palmerston, Ontario. He began his career at the West Toronto Tribune, where he learned to operate the monoline, a forerunner of the linotype machine. That skill provided him with the opportunity to move west, and in 1904 he accepted a printer's job in Yorkton, Saskatchewan. A year later, the owner of the Yorkton Enterprise offered him the position of editor, and in 1928 he became that paper's publisher. Under his direction, the Yorkton Enterprise won numerous honours in provincial and national weekly newspaper competitions. Wynn was exceptionally active in both publishing and community service, serving on various boards and associations. In 1955 the University of Saskatchewan awarded him an honorary degree.

Caron, Charlotte

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Charlotte Caron earned a BA from the University of Winnipeg in 1970; her MDiv from the Vancouver School of Theology (1978) and her PhD from the Union Instititute (1991). Between 1972 and 1981 she served in the ministry of the United and Anglican churches in British Columbia, at East Kootney, Windermere Valley, and Shuswap Lake parishes. She became an Adjunct Faculty member at St. Stephen's College, Edmonton, in 1981 and at Newman Theological College the following year; in 1983, she was named a sessional lecturer at the College of Emmanuel and St. Chad in Saskatoon. A specific fund was established to create a special appointment for Caron, to integrate women's studies into the curriculum of St. Andrew's College. She joined their faculty in 1985 as professor of pastoral theology, eventually serving as co-president (1993-1998). She was named to the Lydia Gruchy Chair in 1998, and in 2001 was appointed Academic Dean.

Worcester, Wolsey Garnet

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  • 1876-1972

Wolsey G. Worcester was born on October 9, 1876 in Oberlin, Ohio. He entered Ohio State University in 1895. After taking time from his studies to serve in the Spanish American War in 1898, he received his degree in Ceramic Engineering in 1899. He worked throughout the United States, designing and supervising construction on three of the largest tile plants in that country between 1902 and 1906; he also designed a plant in Calgary, Alberta in 1912. Later, at the request of the Canadian government, he took part in the development of the western oil fields and moved to Canada permanently in 1919. He joined the University of Saskatchewan in 1921 and established Canada's first Department of Ceramic Engineering. He served as Head of the Department until his retirement in 1946, when he was named Professor Emeritus. One of his most valuable contributions while at the University was helping to develop Canada's refractory mineral resources. Professor Worcester died in 1972 on his 96th birthday.

Moss, Harold Charles

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  • 1899-1986

Harold Charles Moss, an internationally recognized soils specialist, was born in Barry, Wales, on March 11, 1899. He immigrated with his family to Canada in 1908, settling on a farm near Strasbourg, Saskatchewan. Following army service in the First World War, he obtained his Associate in Agriculture (1920) and his BSA (1924), both from the University of Saskatchewan. He earned his M.Sc. from the University of Alberta in 1932. Moss worked as a land inspector for the CPR prior to joining the Saskatchewan Soil Survey in 1927. Following his retirement, he continued as a research associate with the Saskatchewan Institute of Pedology. Moss helped design soil classification systems on both a national and international basis. Together with John Mitchell, he created ratings for Saskatchewan soils, still in use as the base for assessment and taxation of rural property in the province. Moss's many contributions received numerous recognition, including an honorary degree from the University of Saskatchewan. He died on June 12, 1986.

Moulding, Herbert

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  • 1922-2005

Herbert Moulding was born in Hartney, Manitoba in 1922 but his family moved to Broadview, Saskatchewan soon after. Moulding received a Bachelor of Engineering from the University of Saskatchewan in 1947. He also completed a degree in Agriculture and a two year course in Forestry Management. Moulding worked for 43 years at Ducks Unlimited, holding positions including Saskatchewan Manager and Assistant Chief Engineer. Moulding retired from Ducks Unlimited in 1986. Moulding died in Saskatoon on July 24, 2005.

Deverell, Alfred Frederick

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  • 1908-1992

Alfred Frederick Deverell was born on August 23, 1908 in Heather Brae, Alberta. He received both his B.A. (1939) and his B.Ed. (1946) from the University of Alberta, and went on to do graduate work at Stanford University, receiving his Ed.D. in 1950. He joined the University of Saskatchewan in 1950 as Associate Professor, and was made a Full Professor in 1964. He retired in June 1974. Deverall died in 1992 in Victoria, B.C.

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