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Notable Births & Deaths for Claremont ...

Below is our list of notable people who were born, died or were buried in the area surrounding Claremont. Please note that while we are collecting data on an ongoing basis, it's a big task and it's unlikely that our list will ever be more than a sample.

  • John Candy
    • Full name: John Franklin Candy
    • Actor, comedian. He was born in Newmarket (ON) on October 31, 1950 (a Tueday) and died in Durango (Mexico) on March 4, 1994 (a Friday) at the age of 43.
    • Newmarket is located 17 miles [27.4 km] to the west of Claremont.
    • Find-A-Grave Memorial: John Candy<1>
  • Stephen Harper
    • 27th Prime Minister of Canada (February 2006 - November 2015). He was born in Leaside (ON) on April 30, 1959 (a Thursday)
    • Leaside is located 22 miles [35.4 km] to the southwest of Claremont.
  • Bill Thoms
    • Professional hockey. He was born in Newmarket (ON) on March 5, 1910 (a Saturday) and died in Toronto (ON) on December 26, 1964 (a Saturday) at the age of 54. He is buried at Mt. Hope Catholic Cemetery (Ontario).
    • Newmarket is located 17 miles [27.4 km] to the west of Claremont.
    • Toronto is located 25 miles [40.2 km] to the southwest of Claremont.
    • Find-A-Grave Memorial: Bill Thoms<1>

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<1>The Find-a-Grave website is an excellent research tool with information about a cemetery's location and interments. They also offer a forum for their members which can provide additional help. More information about Find-a-Grave can be found on their website:


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