Obituary of Jack Layton

Jack Layton

John Layton (born on July 18th, 1950) was an Politician who was best known as the the Leader of the Opposition and leader of the New Democratic Party of Canada since 2003. Jack died on Aug. 22nd, 2011 and his death was due to cancer (possibly prostate cancer).

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Jack Layton Biography Wiki:

    • Is He Dead or Alive: Dead
    • Full Name: Layton, John
    • Common Name: Jack Layton
    • Birth Name: John Gilbert Layton
    • Gender: Male
    • Preferred Gender Pronoun: he/him/his
    • Birthplace: Montreal, Quebec, Canada
    • Birth Date: July 18, 1950
    • Age: 61 (at death)
    • Category/Genre: Politician

    • Nationality: Canadian
    • Spouse/Partner:
      • Sally Halford (married 1969-divorced 1983)
      • Olivia Chow (n. 1988-his death)
    • Father:
    • Mother:
    • Siblings:
    • Children:
      • Sarah Layton (daughter)
      • Mike Layton (son)

Death Notice:

  • Date: August 22, 2011
  • Place: Toronto, ON, Canada
  • Cause of Death: Cancer

Category Tags:

Politician Canadian Born on July 18th Born in 1950 Born in QuebecDied in 2011Died from Cancer

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