A lumberman with a strong rural Maine/French-Canadian accent who engages in union activities as an excuse to drink. One night, in September 1905, he uses his ax to murder the patrons of the Silver Dollar bar during a poker game, in revenge for their having killed Davey Hartwell and Amsel Bickford. He is executed by hanging over the Canal.
Claude Heroux Character Timeline in It
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Derry: The Fourth Interlude
...accent on the audiotapes, he gets the help of the folklorist Sandy Ives. Thoroughgood describes Claude Heroux as very sly, which made his hatchet-wielding episode in the bar so surprising. Heroux was... (full context)
...spring of 1905, there is some talk about union-organizing. Maine workingmen are traditionally anti-union, but Claude Heroux sees unions as a chance to talk big and spend a lot of time drinking.... (full context)
...Calderwood has just poured himself another whisky and is setting the bottle back down when Claude Heroux chops off his hand. Heroux then buries his axe in Tinker McCutcheon’s head. Calderwood tries... (full context)
...was politics to them—town business. While men at the bar went on talking about weather, Claude Heroux went on cutting. Stugley Grenier gets out his pistol and fires a shot that strikes... (full context)