Whitchurch–Stouffville - Notable Residents

Notable Residents

  • Acton, Keith - National Hockey League player and Stanley Cup winner, current owner of the local Boston Pizza franchise
  • Bessey, James - Canadian watercolour artist
  • Bowser, John W. - Construction Superintendent of the Empire State Building and Royal Ontario Museum.
  • Brock, Nathan - Resident Conductor of the Montreal Symphony Orchestra
  • Brown, Roy - Royal Air Force officer and World War I flying ace, credited with downing the Red Baron (Manfred von Richthofen)
  • Cockburn, Karen - Canadian Olympic medalist (trampoline gymnast)
  • Cook, Earl D. - Major League Baseball Player (Detroit Tigers)
  • Del Zotto, Michael - National Hockey League player
  • Harris, Mike - Canadian Olympic medalist (curler)
  • Hassard, Bob - National Hockey League player and Stanley Cup winner
  • MacMillan, Harvey Reginald (H.R.) - forester, forestry industrialist, wartime administrator, and philanthropist
  • May, Brad - National Hockey League player
  • Jason "Human Kebab" Parsons - Member of Canadian band Ubiquitous Synergy Seeker
  • Pearce, John - Canadian Olympic equestrian show jumper
  • Pierson, Sean - Canadian professional mixed martial arts fighter
  • Powe, B. W - Canadian author
  • Sampson, John - Distinguished Academic and participant on Fear Factor
  • Torres, Raffi - National Hockey League player
  • Underhill, Frank - Founder of the Co-operative Commonwealth Federation (CCF) Party; co-writer of the Regina Manifesto (1933) and Officer of the Order of Canada.
  • Veltman, Jim - National Lacrosse League Hall of Fame player

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