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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

    Died at 71 (1754-1825) Known as: Military engineer, architect, and urban planner

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  2. 104

    Died at 47 (1815-1862) Known as: One-armed cavalry general

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  3. 32

    Died at 65 (1818-1883) Known as: Major General

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    Died at 74 (1819-1893) Known as: Civil War general

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  5. 70

    Died at 69 (1827-1896) Known as: Brigadier General

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  6. 63

    Died at 38 (1831-1869) Known as: Civil War general

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  7. 105

    Died at 57 (1831-1888) Known as: Commanding general

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  8. 112

    Died at 66 (1833-1899) Known as: Political leader and orator

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  9. 77

    Died at 70 (1836-1906) Known as: Major General

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  10. 97

    Died at 86 (1839-1925) Known as: U.S. Army Lieutenant General

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  11. 59

    Died at 86 (1843-1929) Known as: The only person buried at Arlington Cemetery who was born on the grounds

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  12. 113

    Died at 83 (1843-1926) Known as: Secretary of War

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    Died at 86 (1844-1930) Known as: First Commissioner of the Food and Drug Administration

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  14. 43

    Died at 68 (1846-1914) Known as: Westinghouse Electric founder

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  15. 67

    Died at 20 (1846-1866) Known as: US Army Colonal

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  16. 73

    John R. Lynch Died at 92 (1847-1939) Known as: U.S. Army major

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  17. 66

    John Clem Died at 86 (1851-1937) Known as: Major General

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  18. 119

    Samuel W. Small Died at 80 (1851-1931) Known as: Journalist

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  19. 129

    Died at 73 (1857-1930) Known as: President and Chief Justice of the United States

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    Clarence Ransom Edwards Died at 72 (1859-1931) Known as: Commanded the 26th "Yankee" Division in World War I

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    Died at 66 (1860-1926) Known as: Secretary of War

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  22. 131

    Died at 65 (1860-1925) Known as: Secretary of State

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    Omar Bundy Died at 79 (1861-1940) Known as: World War I Major General

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    Died at 56 (1862-1918) Known as: Congressman from New York

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  25. 60

    Died at 57 (1862-1919) Known as: Director, Army Nursing Corps

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  26. 15

    Died at 58 (1864-1922) Known as: First African-American Lieutenant colonel in the US Army

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  27. 88

    Died at 89 (1866-1955) Known as: First African-American to seek the North Pole

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  28. 19

    Died at 90 (1877-1967) Known as: Vice Admiral

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  29. 25

    David Dixon Porter Died at 67 (1877-1944) Known as: Admiral

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  30. 29

    Died at 66 (1879-1945) Known as: Established the Davis Cup

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  31. 41

    Died at 79 (1880-1959) Known as: Chief of Staff of the Army

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  32. 124

    Died at 26 (1882-1908) Known as: First Lieutenant in the U.S. Army

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  33. 76

    Died at 70 (1883-1953) Known as: General

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  34. 132

    Died at 76 (1883-1959) Known as: Major General and Chief of the OSS during World War II

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  35. 53

    Died at 85 (1886-1971) Known as: Associate Justice of the Supreme Court of the United States

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    Spot Poles Died at 75 (1887-1962) Known as: Considered among the greatest outfielders of the Negro Leagues

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  37. 69

    Died at 71 (1888-1959) Known as: Secretary of State

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  38. 84

    Died at 68 (1888-1956) Known as: Marine Corps Major

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  39. 16

    Died at 65 (1893-1958) Known as: United States military aviator

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  40. 24

    Died at 67 (1894-1961) Known as: Author

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    Mark Matthews Died at 111 (1894-2005) Known as: Last surviving Buffalo Soldier

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  42. 35

    Died at 23 (1895-1918) Known as: U.S. service member

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  43. 89

    Died at 98 (1895-1993) Known as: Korea General

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  44. 126

    Died at 66 (1895-1961) Known as: U.S. Ambassador to the Soviet Union from 1946 to 1948.

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    Died at 73 (1895-1968) Known as: Medal of Honor recipient for World War I.

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  46. 94

    Died at 57 (1897-1954) Known as: World War I and World War II Navy officer

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  47. 133

    Died at 82 (1898-1980) Known as: Justice of the Supreme Court of the United States

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  48. 54

    Died at 86 (1900-1986) Known as: Father of the Nuclear Navy

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  49. 36

    Died at 110 (1901-2011) Known as: Last known American veteran of World War I

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  50. 3

    Died at 82 (1902-1984) Known as: Commandant of the United States Coast Guard

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