MATHESON, John Ross, OC, CD, QC, LLD, FRHSC   


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MATHESON, The Hon John Ross, OC, CD, QC, LLD, FRHSC
 
Arms: Gyronny of eight Sable and Gules, a lion rampant Or armed and langued Azure over all fess Argent charged with three hawks' heads erased Gules.
Crest: Above a helmet mantled Sable doubled Or on a wreath Or and Sable within a Loyalist Military Coronet Or leaved Gules a dexter hand and forearm proper issuant holding a plough culter in bend Vert.
Motto: Above: FACIO SPERO
Source: Lyon Court, Edinburgh, September 14, 1959
College of Arms, London, January 10, 1973
Canadian Heraldic Authority, Ottawa, March 20, 1990 (registered).
Artist: Joan Bouwmeester
Note: The Hon. John R. Matheson was one of the founders of the RHSC.
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Order of Canada, Officer
Appointment: October 27, 1993
Investiture: February 16, 1994
 

Fellow
Royal Heraldry Society of Canada
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Awarded: 1979


Deceased
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