Rawson, Donald Strathearn National Historic Person

TBD, Saskatchewan
Portrait (© University of Saskatchewan, University Archives & Special Collections, Photograph Collection, A-3380 | Université de la Saskatchewan, Archives de l'université & collections spéciales, collection photographique, A-3380.)
Portrait of Donald Strathearn Rawson
(© University of Saskatchewan, University Archives & Special Collections, Photograph Collection, A-3380 | Université de la Saskatchewan, Archives de l'université & collections spéciales, collection photographique, A-3380.)
Address : TBD, Saskatchewan

Recognition Statute: Historic Sites and Monuments Act (R.S.C., 1985, c. H-4)
Designation Date: 2019-08-16
Life Date: 1905 to 1961

Other Name(s):
  • Donald Strathearn Rawson (1905-1961)  (Designation Name)
Research Report Number: 2019-06

Importance: Pioneer professional limnologist in Western Canada, he performed scientific studies of inland aquatic ecosystems, including the first extensive scientific studies of the large lakes of the Northwest.