Pierre Gendron

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Pierre Raoul Gendron
Born (1916-05-01)May 1, 1916
St. Hyacinthe, Quebec
Died February 16, 1984(1984-02-16) (aged 67)

Pierre Raoul Gendron, CC FRSC (May 1, 1916 – February 16, 1984) was a Canadian academic who was the first dean of the Faculty of Pure and Applied Sciences at the University of Ottawa from 1953 until 1962.[1]

As president of the board of directors of Dow Breweries, Gendron convinced the brewer to fund a planetarium in Montreal, overseeing the creation of the Dow Planetarium.[2]

In 1970, he was made a Companion of the Order of Canada "for his scientific and administrative contribution to industry and his service to his community".[3]