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List of famous people buried in Mount Pleasant Cemetery, listed alphabetically with photos when available. Celebrities are often buried in the highest caliber cemeteries, mausoleums and tombs, which is why we've created this list of celebrities buried in Mount Pleasant Cemetery. If you're ever visiting Mount Pleasant Cemetery and want to check out historic graves, then use this list to pinpoint exactly which burial locations you want to see.

List ranges from Jessie Ralph to Jennie Smillie Robertson and more.

This list answers the questions "Which famous people are buried in Mount Pleasant Cemetery?" and "Which celebrities are buried in Mount Pleasant Cemetery?"

From celebrity tombs at Mount Pleasant Cemetery to legendary locals, these are the most well-known people whose final resting place is Mount Pleasant Cemetery. You can find useful information below for these notable people buried in Mount Pleasant Cemetery, like what year and where the person was born.
F. W. Micklethwaite is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous People Buried in Mount Pleasant Cemetery
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Frank William Micklethwaite was a prominent Canadian photographer, professionally known as F.W. Micklethwaite, whose photographs of Toronto and the Muskoka area form an important and unique photographic record of the province of Ontario's history in the late 19th century and early 20th century. Micklethwaite specialized in outside views and landscapes, as well as architectural and commercial photography, and he was one of Toronto's best known photographers. His images of Toronto have been credited for making the 19th century streetscapes come alive. ...more

Age: Died at 76 (1849-1925)

Birthplace: Ashton-under-Lyne, United Kingdom

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Jessie Ralph is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous People Buried in Mount Pleasant Cemetery
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Jessie Ralph was an American stage and screen actress, best known for her matronly roles in many classic motion pictures. She was born Jessie Ralph Chambers in Gloucester, Massachusetts, in 1864. She made her acting debut in 1880, at the age of sixteen. She made it to Broadway, where George M. Cohan cast her in many of his musicals, but she also excelled at dramatic roles. Although she made her Hollywood debut in 1916, she only became a permanent Hollywood actress in 1933. She was nearly 70 at this time, so her roles were restricted to those of dumpy old ladies, but her expertise at stealing scenes captured the imagination of cinema-goers of the time. Her best-known roles are as Greta ...more

Age: Died at 80 (1864-1944)

Birthplace: Gloucester, Massachusetts, United States of America

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John Arnold Tory, QC was a Canadian lawyer and corporate executive. ...more

Age: Died at 81 (1930-2011)

Birthplace: Toronto, Canada

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Jennie Smillie Robertson is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous People Buried in Mount Pleasant Cemetery
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Jennie Robertson was a Canadian physician and the first female surgeon in Canada. Born as Jane Smillie in Hensall, Ontario, she was the fourth child of Benjamin Smillie and his wife, Jane Smillie. The family farm was in the Huron Tract on lot 10, concession 1, in the township of Tuckersmith, one mile north of what is now Hensall, Ontario. She initially became a teacher. She started saving so that she could attend Kingston’s Ontario Medical College for Women. She graduated in 1909 but no hospital in Toronto would take her for her residency so she had to attend Philadelphia's Women's Medical College. In 1911, she returned to Canada and was the first woman in Canada to perform surgery. She was ...more

Age: Died at 103 (1878-1981)

Birthplace: Hensall, Ontario, Canada

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