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 William J Loudon

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William J Loudon

  • Birth 25 Jun 1860 Toronto, Toronto Municipality, Ontario, Canada
  • Death 22 Sep 1951 Toronto, Toronto Municipality, Ontario, Canada
  • Burial Toronto, Toronto Municipality, Ontario, Canada
  • Plot Section 52, Lot 761
  • Memorial ID 95157166

William James Loudon married firstly in 1882 to Gertrude Alice {Richardson} Loudon (1859-1909). A later marriage in 1925 to Elizabeth McSherry {Lenehan} Loudon

Professor of Physics at University of Toronto, amateur geologist and photographer. In 1898, with C H C Wright, he co-founded the Madawska Club in Georgian Bay, Ontario. In 1930, Mount Loudon in the Canadian Rockies was named for him by the Canadian Geographical Board

[[Mount Loudon is in Banff National Park, Alberta, Canada, and can be seen looking south from Highway #11. 3221m (10568ft.) Located north of Porcupine Creek and west of Siffleur River. Major headwater Saskatchewan River. Latitude 51; 55; 00 Longitude 116; 26; 40, Topo map 82N/16. Named by Morrison P. Bridgland in 1926, for Loudon, William James (A professor of mechanics at the University of Toronto, William Loudon wrote on a variety of subjects). Official name confirmed in 1956. First ascended in 1972 by Tony Daffern, A. Ridley]]


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LOUDON
William J Loudon
June 25 1860
Sept 22 1951
and his wife
Elizabeth Lenehan
Sept 15 1873
Jan 15 1961


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  • Created by: ohSunnyOne
  • Added: 11 Aug 2012
  • Find A Grave Memorial 95157166
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for William J Loudon (25 Jun 1860–22 Sep 1951), Find A Grave Memorial no. 95157166, citing Mount Pleasant Cemetery, Toronto, Toronto Municipality, Ontario, Canada ; Maintained by ohSunnyOne (contributor 47178112) .