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Presidents of the RCI

A chronological list of the 103 men and 7 women who have served as President of The Royal Canadian Institute
since its foundation in 1849.

1849-50:
Killaly, Hon H.H.
1850:
Rankin, Charles, C.E.
1850-52:
Logan, Sir William Edmund, C.E., F.R.S.
1852-53:
Lefroy, General Sir John Henry, K.C.M.G., C.B., F.R.S.
1853-55:
Robinson, Hon. Sir John Beverly
1855-56:
Allan, Hon. George William
1856-58:
Draper, Hon. William Henry, C.B., Q.C.
1859-61:
Wilson, Sir Daniel, B.A., LL.D., F.R.S.
1861-62:
Hagarty, Hon. Sir John Hawkins
1862-64:
McCaul, Rev. John, B.A., M.A., Ll.D.
1864-66:
Mowat, Hon. Sir Oliver, Q.C.
1866-68:
Croft, Henry Holmes, D.C.L.
1868-70:
Hincks, Rev. William, F.L.S.
1870-76:
Scadding, Rev. Henry, B.A., M.A., D.D.
1876-78:
Loudon, James, M.A.
1878-81:
Wilson, Sir Daniel, B.A., LL.D., F.R.S., F.R.S.C.
1881-82:
Langton, John, M.A.
1882-84:
Buchan, John Milne, B.A., M.A.
1884-86:
Ellis, William Hodgson, B.A., M.A., M.B., LL.D.
1886-88:
Vander Smissen, Wiliam Henry, B.A., M.A.
1888-91:
Carpmeal, Charles, B A., M.A., F.R.S.C.
1891-93:
Harvey, Arthur, F.R.S.C.
1893-95:
Wright, Robert Ramsay, B.Sc., M.A., LLD., F.R.S.C.
1895-98:
Macallum, Archibald Byron, M.A., Ph.D., LL.D., F.R.S.
1898-1900:
Walker, Sir Byron Edmund, D.C.L., F.G.S.
1900-02:
Bain, James, D.C.L.
1902-04:
Coleman, Arthur Philemon, B.A., M.A., Ph.D., F.R.S.
1904-06:
Kennedy, George, B.A., M.A., LL.B., LL.D., K.C.
1906-08:
Stupart, Sir Frederic
1908-10:
Mackenzie, John Joseph, B.A.,M.D.
1910-13:
Tyrrell, Joseph Burr, B.Sc., M.A., LL.D., F.G.S.
1913-16:
Arnoldi, Frank, K.C.
1916-17:
McLennan, Sir George Cunningham, B.A., Ph.D., LL.D., F.R.S.
1917-19:
Clark, John Murray, B.A., M.A., LL.B., K.C.
1919-25:
Fields, John Charles, B.A., Ph.D., F.R.S.
1925-26:
Macleod, John James Richard, M.B., D.Sc., Ch.B., D.P.H., LL.D., F.R.S.
1926-28:
Hewitt, Arthur1928-29:Parks, William Arthur, B.A., Ph.D., LL.D., F.R.S.
1929-30:
Thomson, Robert Boyd, B.A., F.R.S.C.
1930-31:
Russell, Thomas Alexander, B.A., LL.D.
1931-32:
Burton, Eli Franklin, B.A., Ph.D., F.R.S.C.
1932-33:
Patterson, John, M.A., F.R.S.C.
1933-35:
Falconer, Sir Robert Alexander, B.A., M.A., B.D., K.C., M.G., D.Litt., LL.D., D.C.L., F.R.S.C.
1935-38:
Thomson, Joseph Ellis, B.A.Sc., Ph.D.
1938-39:
Clute, Arthur Roger, K.C.
1939-40:
Dymond, John Richardson, B.A., M.A., D.Sc., F.R.S.C.
1940-41:
Maclachlan, Wills, B.A.Sc.
1941-42:
Rogerts, Linnaeus Joslyn, B.A.Sc., M.A.
1942-43:
McIlwraith, Thomas Forsyth, M.A., F.R.S.C.
1943-44:
Holden, Otto, B.A.Sc., C.E., D.Eng
1944-45:
Moore, Elwood S., B.A., M.A., Ph.D., F.R.S.C.
1945-46:
Eadie, Thomas Wardrope, B.Sc.
1946:
Loudon, Thomas Richardson, B.A.Sc.
1946-47:
Publow, Cedric Franklin, B.A.Sc.
1947-48:
Agnew, George Harvey, M.B., M.D., F.A.C.P., F.A.C.H.A.
1948-49:
Bain, James Watson, B.A.Sc., LL.D., F.R.S.C.
1949-50:
Meen, B. Ben, M.A., Ph.D.
1950-51:
Barlow, Hon. Justice F.H., M.A.
1951-52:
Dickson, John S., B.A.
1952-53:
Murray, D. Bruce, B.A.
1953-54:
Lucas, G.H.W., B.A., Ph.D.
1954-55:
Fallis, A. Murray, Ph.D.
1955-56:
Fisher, Kenneth C., M.A., Ph.D., F.R.S.C.
1956-57:
Dymond, John Richardson, B.A., M.A., D.Sc., F.R.S.C.
1957-58:
Cosens, Gordon G. ,B.Sc.F., M.A.
1958-59:
Allan, Hon. George William
1958-59:
Jaquith, L.E., M.D., D.O.
1959-60:
Parks, Arthur E., B.A., M.D., F.R.C.P. (C), F.A.C.P.
1960-61:
Maclean, D.L., M.D., B.Sc., D.P.H.
1961-62:
Urquhart, R.W.I., M.A., M.D., LL.D.
1962-63:
Soper, James H., B.A., M.A., Ph.D.
1963-64:
Michell, Arthur S., C.D., B.Sc.F., M.F., R.P.F.
1964-65:
Hogg, Helen S., A.B., A.M., Ph.D., D.Sc., F.R.S.C.
1965-66:
Dauphinee,James A., O.B.E., M.A., M.D., Ph.D., F.R.C.P.(C), F.R.S.C.
1966-67:
Carter, A. Hiles, B.A., M.A., B.Paed.
1967-68:
Fisher, Albert M., M.A., Ph.D.
1968-69:
Sitzer, I. Kenneth, B.A.Sc., P.Eng.
1969-70:
Butler, Leonard, M.S.A., Ph.D.
1970-71:
Farmer, Colin S., M.A.
1971-72:
Russell, Loris S., B.Sc., M.A., Ph.D., LL.D., F.R.S.C.
1972-73:
Lord, G. Ross, B.A.Sc., S.M., Ph.D., P.Eng., D.Sc.
1973-74:
Mills, Ralph S., B.A., Q.C.
1974-75:
Gunn, Donald R., M.B.E., M.D., F.R.C.P.(C), F.A.P.A.
1975-76:
Lent, Elton, B.A.,M.A.
1976-77:
Barnes, Alfred S., B.Sc.F., R.P.F.
1977-78:
Macivor, Gordon S., B.A.Sc., P.Eng.
1978-79:
Page, C. Gordon
1979-80:
Fisher, Albert, M., M.A., Ph.D.
1980-81:
Macivor, Gordon S., B.A.Sc., P.Eng.
1981-82:
Hooper, Frank C., B.A.Sc., D.I.C., F.E.I.C., P.Eng.
1982-83:
Luste, George J., B.A., Ph.D.
1983-84:
Emery, Alan R., B.Sc., M.Sc., Ph.D.
1984-85:
Mudge, Graham, M.A.,C.A.
1985-86:
Percy, John R., B.Sc., M.A., Ph.D.
1986-87:
Thompson, Margaret W., B.A., Ph.D., C.M.
1987-88:
Sword, John H., M.A., LL.D.
1988-89:
McFadyen, John H., B.A.
1989-90:
Cinader, Bernhard, O.C., Ph.D., D.Sc., F.R.S.C., F.R.S.C. (UK)
1990-91:
Bruce-Robertson, Alan, M.D.
1991-92:
Heidenreich, Conrad E., M.A., Ph.D.
1992-93:
Prior, William R.C., Ph.D.
1993-94:
Garrison, Robert F., Ph.D.
1994-95:
Roots, Betty I., Ph.D., D.Sc., F.R.S.C.
1995-96:
Gordon Malkin, Dina, M.Sc., M.D.
1996-97:
Huta, Veronika, B.Sc.
1997-98:
Vanderkuur, George, B.Sc.
1998-2000:
Sekuler, Allison, Ph.D.
2000-02:
Davey, Kenneth G., O.C., Ph.D., F.R.S.C.
2002-04:
Phillips, M. Jane, B.A.Sc., M.A., Ph.D., P.Eng., F.C.I.C.
2004-06:
Victor, Peter A., B.Soc.Sc., Ph.D.
2006-08:
Smith, Michael, B.A., M.A.
2008-10:
Pearson, Roy Douglas
2010-12:
Gitelman, Bruce, B.Sc., M.B.A.
2012-14:
Pearlman, Ronald, B.Sc., Ph.D.