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Famous Graves in Ontario

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Jumbo

1861 – 15 Sep 1885

Circus Animal. Born in the wild of the French Sudan. Jumbo's...

St. Thomas, Elgin County, Ontario, Canada

Mary Wiseman See

16 Sep 1854 – 31 Jul 1939

Candy Maker. Born Mary Wiseman on Howe Island in Ontario, Canada,...

Gananoque, Leeds and Grenville United Counties, Ontario, Canada

Gregory Oliver Hines

14 Feb 1946 – 9 Aug 2003

Actor, Dancer. He was born in New York City, New York and became...

Oakville, Halton Regional Municipality, Ontario, Canada

Jeff Healey

25 Mar 1966 – 2 Mar 2008

Rock Musician. A native of Toronto, he was the lead singer and...

Toronto, Toronto Municipality, Ontario, Canada

Chief Tecumseh Cenotaph

8 Mar 1768 – 5 Oct 1813

Early 19th Century Native American Leader. He is remembered as...

Walpole Island, Lambton County, Ontario, Canada

Chief Tecumseh Cenotaph

8 Mar 1768 – 5 Oct 1813

Early 19th Century Native American Leader. He is remembered as...

Walpole, Haldimand County, Ontario, Canada

Sir John Alexander Macdonald

11 Jan 1815 – 6 Jun 1891

First Prime Minister of Canada. He served in this capacity from...

Kingston, Frontenac County, Ontario, Canada

Emilie Dionne

28 May 1934 – 6 Aug 1954

Folk Figure. She was one of the five Dionne Quintuplets, who...

Corbeil, Nipissing District, Ontario, Canada

Morley Safer

8 Nov 1931 – 19 May 2016

Television Journalist. He was best known for his long tenure on...

Toronto, Toronto Municipality, Ontario, Canada

Oscar Emmanuel Peterson

15 Aug 1925 – 23 Dec 2007

Jazz Musician. Considered by many to be one of the greatest piano...

Erindale, Peel Regional Municipality, Ontario, Canada

Sir Frederick Grant Banting

14 Nov 1891 – 21 Feb 1941

Nobel Prize Laureate Medical Pioneer. Born the youngest of five...

Toronto, Toronto Municipality, Ontario, Canada

William Merrifield

9 Oct 1890 – 8 Aug 1943

World War I Victoria Cross Medal Recipient. He served as a...

Korah, Algoma District, Ontario, Canada

No grave photo

Yvonne Dionne

28 May 1934 – 23 Jun 2001

One of the five Dionne Quintuplets who were born on May 28, 1934,...

Corbeil, Nipissing District, Ontario, Canada

Goodwin George “Goody” Rosen

28 Aug 1912 – 6 Apr 1994

Major League Baseball Player. A native of Toronto, Ontario, Rosen...

Toronto, Toronto Municipality, Ontario, Canada

Tom Thomson

5 Aug 1877 – 8 Jul 1917

Artist. A master of landscape painting, he sought to capture...

Leith, Grey County, Ontario, Canada

No grave photo

Alexander Ross

1935 – 1993

Canadian reporter, author, and editor. He was a part-owner of CB...

Toronto, Toronto Municipality, Ontario, Canada

Glenn Gould

25 Sep 1932 – 4 Oct 1982

Canadian Pianist. A child prodigy, he is remembered as one of the...

Toronto, Toronto Municipality, Ontario, Canada

J. E. H. MacDonald

12 May 1873 – 26 Nov 1932

Artist. He was one of the original members of the Group of Seven,...

Toronto, Toronto Municipality, Ontario, Canada

Tim Horton

12 Jan 1930 – 21 Feb 1974

Professional Hockey Player. A native of Cochrane, Ontario, Horton...

Toronto, Toronto Municipality, Ontario, Canada

Rev Josiah Henson

15 Jun 1789 – 5 May 1883

Literary Figure. He was the inspiration for Harriet Beecher...

Dresden, Chatham-Kent Municipality, Ontario, Canada

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