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Famous People Buried at Arlington National Cemetery

List of notable people and celebrities buried at Arlington National Cemetery. This list includes the names of famous and significant people whose graves, mausoleums or memorials can be found at Arlington National Cemetery in Virginia and is designed to answer the question "Who is buried at Arlington National Cemetery?"

Who can be buried at Arlington? Complete lists of interments at various cemeteries are not always revealed to the public, but a lot of information about where the grave sites and headstones of celebrities can often be found on the Web, and Arlington National Cemetery has released some of this information. Cemeteries often have different policies about allowing the public to visit celebrity graves so it's a good idea to get in touch with them first before planning a trip.
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  1. 107

    1754 Known as: Military engineer, architect, and urban planner

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    1815 Known as: One-armed cavalry general

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    1818 Known as: Major General

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    1819 Known as: Civil War general

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    1827 Known as: Brigadier General

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    1831 Known as: Civil War general

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    1831 Known as: Commanding general

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    1833 Known as: Political leader and orator

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    1836 Known as: Major General

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    1839 Known as: U.S. Army Lieutenant General

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    1843 Known as: The only person buried at Arlington Cemetery who was born on the grounds

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    1843 Known as: Secretary of War

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    1844 Known as: First Commissioner of the Food and Drug Administration

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    1846 Known as: Westinghouse Electric founder

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    1846 Known as: US Army Colonal

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    John R. Lynch 1847 Known as: U.S. Army major

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    John Clem 1851 Known as: Major General

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    Samuel W. Small 1851 Known as: Journalist

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    1857 Known as: President and Chief Justice of the United States

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    Clarence Ransom Edwards 1859 Known as: Commanded the 26th "Yankee" Division in World War I

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    1860 Known as: Secretary of War

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    1860 Known as: Secretary of State

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    Omar Bundy 1861 Known as: World War I Major General

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    1862 Known as: Congressman from New York

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    1862 Known as: Director, Army Nursing Corps

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    1864 Known as: First African-American Lieutenant colonel in the US Army

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    1866 Known as: First African-American to seek the North Pole

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    1877 Known as: Vice Admiral

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    David Dixon Porter 1877 Known as: Admiral

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    1879 Known as: Established the Davis Cup

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    1880 Known as: Chief of Staff of the Army

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    1882 Known as: First Lieutenant in the U.S. Army

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    1883 Known as: General

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    1883 Known as: Major General and Chief of the OSS during World War II

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    1886 Known as: Associate Justice of the Supreme Court of the United States

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    Spot Poles 1887 Known as: Considered among the greatest outfielders of the Negro Leagues

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    1888 Known as: Secretary of State

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    1888 Known as: Marine Corps Major

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    1893 Known as: United States military aviator

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    1894 Known as: Author

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    Mark Matthews 1894 Known as: Last surviving Buffalo Soldier

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    1895 Known as: U.S. service member

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    1895 Known as: Korea General

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    1895 Known as: U.S. Ambassador to the Soviet Union from 1946 to 1948.

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    1895 Known as: Medal of Honor recipient for World War I.

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    1897 Known as: World War I and World War II Navy officer

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    1898 Known as: Justice of the Supreme Court of the United States

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    1900 Known as: Father of the Nuclear Navy

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    1901 Known as: Last known American veteran of World War I

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    1902 Known as: Commandant of the United States Coast Guard

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