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F. Griffith Pearson

F. Griffith Pearson, né en 1926 à Toronto, est un chirurgien thoracique proéminent, ayant contribué à la standardisation de la stadification des cancers du poumon avant traitement, notamment par médiastinoscopie. Avec Hermes Grillo, il est considéré comme l’un des fondateurs de la chirurgie moderne de la trachée et a laissé son nom à l’opération de Pearson réalisée dans les sténoses laryngo-trachéales.

Armand Lemieux

Armand Eli Lemieux (born July 7, 1926) was a Canadian professional hockey player who played for the Providence Reds, Pittsburgh Hornets, Springfield Indians and Syracuse Warriors in the American Hockey League.

Olivier-Maximin Melanson

Olivier-Maximin Melanson (July 2, 1854 – July 7, 1926) was an Acadian businessman and politician in the Province of New Brunswick, Canada. He represented Westmorland County in the Legislative Assembly of New Brunswick from 1890 to 1892, from 1899 to 1903 and from 1912 to 1917.
He was born and was educated in Haute Aboujagane, New Brunswick, the son of Maximin Melanson and Julie Le Blanc. He began work as a clerk in a store owned by an Acadian merchant in Shediac. After partnering with one of his employer’s sons in business, Melanson opened his own store in 1874. He also began exporting produce, potatoes and eggs, and lobsters. In 1878, he married Marguerite Boudreau. In 1892, he was elected to the council for Shediac. Melanson was defeated in bids for reelection to the provincial assembly in 1892, 1903 and 1908. He was one of the first Acadians to give speeches in French in the assembly. He went on to serve as speaker for the legislative assembly from 1916 to 1917, when he retired from politics. Melanson died in Moncton at the age of 72 and was buried at Shediac.

W. David Kingery

William David Kingery (July 27, 1926 – July 8, 2000) was a material scientist who developed systematic methods for the study of ceramics. For his work, he was awarded the Kyoto Prize in 1999.

Dahmane El Harrachi

Dahmane El Harrachi (real name Abderrahmane Amrani), (July 7, 1926 – August 31, 1980), was an Algerian Chaâbi singer of Chaoui Berber origin. He is mostly remembered for his song “Ya Rayah” which has since been made famous again by Rachid Taha.