William Kaye Lamb, librarian, author, archivist (born at New Westminster, BC 11 May 1904; died at Vancouver, 24 Aug 1999). Educated at UBC (BA, 1927, MA, 1930), the Sorbonne and London School of Economics (PhD, 1933), Lamb served as provincial librarian and archivist in BC 1934-1940.
Francis Dagger telephone expert (b at Liverpool, Eng 3 June 1865; d at Unionville, Ont 21 June 1945). He was an active participant in the movement for public ownership of Canadian telephones, and his efforts are reflected today in government ownership of telephone systems in the Prairies.
Lewis Perinbam's career in international development was profoundly affected by his father's death. During World War II, Perinbam's father, a medical doctor, was accused of hiding British citizens in his hospital and executed by Japanese soldiers, after being forced to dig his own grave.
Son of Robert Layton, a former prominent Québec Liberal who later became a Conservative MP and cabinet minister, Jack Layton graduated in political science from McGill University with a BA (1970) and from York University with an MA (1971) and a PhD (1984). His PhD thesis dealt with globalization.