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Raeside, Adrian, 1957-

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Adrian Raeside works as a political cartoonist for the Victoria Times-Colonist.

Williams, Michael Collard, 1930-2000

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Dr. Michael Williams was a developer and a heritage conservationist in Victoria, B.C. He donated a large art collection to the University of Victoria.

Stirling, Michael Grote, 1915-2002

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Rear Admiral Michael Grote Stirling was born in Kelowna, B.C. in 1915. He joined the R.C.N. as a cadet in 1933, and later trained in the Royal Navy. He specialized in Signals at H.M. Signal School, Portsmouth in 1941. He was appointed to the Canadian Joint Staff in Washington in 1947. He became Chief of Naval Personnel in 1962 and Flag Officer Pacific Coast in 1964. He resigned from the Navy in 1966. He served as Director of the University of Victoria Foundation 1967-68 and as Agent General for British Columbia in the United Kingdom and Europe 1968-75.

Manning, Hugo

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Hugo Manning was a poet, journalist and occasional artist. He was born In London of Jewish/Polish parents and in 1943 changed his name from Lazarus Perkoff. He was a journalist in places as diverse as Vienna and Buenos Aires. Manning was in the British intelligence corps during WWII and later was an editor and writer for Reuters. In 1948 he became the poetry editor for the New Statesman. From 1968 until his death, he produced much of his poetry and literary works. He made a number of literary friends in his life including Henry Miller, Alfred Perles, Lawrence Durrell and Jorge Luis Borges.

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