John Benjamin Cameron

20 April 1910–23 July 1982 (Age 72)
Lavant, Lanark Highlands, Lanark, Ontario, Canada

The Life Summary of John Benjamin

When John Benjamin Cameron was born on 20 April 1910, in Lavant, Lanark Highlands, Lanark, Ontario, Canada, his father, John Gardiner Cameron, was 44 and his mother, Agnes Jane Larocque, was 33. He lived in Lanark, Lanark, Ontario, Canada in 1911. He died on 23 July 1982, at the age of 72.

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World Events (5)

1934 · Dionne Quintuplets Born
Age 24
Born on May 28, 1934, the Dionne quintuplets were the first set of quintuplets to survive infancy. The five girls were born two months prematuare and months later were taken from their parents by the Red Cross. In the 1940s they were returned to their family.
1943 · Conservative Party Wins Ontario Election
Age 33
George A. Drew was the leader of the Progressive Conservative Party. In 1943, they won the Ontario election.
1955 · General Motors Auto Workers Strike
Age 45
From 1955-1956, around 17,000 workers for General Motors went on strike. They wanted a pay raise, more secure working conditions, and a health plan half paid by General Motors. The strike lasted 148 days.

Name Meaning

Scottish:in the Highlands, it is usually a nickname from Gaelic cam ‘crooked, bent’ + sròn ‘nose’.in the Lowlands it is also a habitational name from any of various places called Cameron, especially in Fife.

Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

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Sources (2)

  • John Benjamin Cameron, "Ontario Births, 1869-1912"
  • John Cameron in household of John Cameron, "Canada Census, 1911"

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