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Lloyd Montgomery Pidgeon, O.C., M.B.E., Ph.D., LL.D.

Full Name Honour Received Residence
Lloyd Montgomery Pidgeon, O.C., M.B.E., Ph.D., LL.D. O.C. Kingston
Honour Appointment Investiture
Officer of the Order of Canada May 9, 1996 January 3, 1999
He is world renowned for the development of the magnesium production process that bears his name and was crucial to the Allied effort during the Second World War. As a researcher, scientist, scholar, educator and head of the Department of Metallurgical Engineering at the University of Toronto, he has had a remarkable influence on the study of science and on his many students who assumed prominent positions in industry, government and academia.
Deceased on December 9, 1999.
Updated: 2018-03-26
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