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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. 2
    1895 More
    Known as: Medal of Honor recipient for World War I.
  2. 84
    1888 More
    Known as: Marine Corps Major
  3. 105
    1831 More
    Known as: Commanding general
  4. 29
    1879 More
    Known as: Established the Davis Cup
  5. 19

    Clark H. Woodward

    1877 More
    Known as: Vice Admiral
  6. 64
    1916 More
    Known as: US Marine Gunnery Sergeant
  7. 87

    Matt Urban

    1919 More
    Known as: Colonel
  8. 132
    1883 More
    Known as: Major General and Chief of the OSS during World War II
  9. 96

    Nathan Bedford Forrest III

    1905 More
    Known as: Brigadier General of the United States Army Air Forces
  10. 23
    1927 More
    Known as: U.S. Senator from New York
  11. 45
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    Gordon Beecher

    1904 More
    Known as: United States Navy Vice Admiral and composer
  12. 125
    1908 More
    Known as: Justice of the Supreme Court of the United States
  13. 1
    1819 More
    Known as: Civil War general
  14. 7
    1862 More
    Known as: Congressman from New York
  15. 28
    1910 More
    Known as: US Navy's top World War II Ace
  16. 114
    1972 More
    Known as: B-17 Flying Fortress pilot
  17. 71
    1980 More
    Known as: United States Capitol Police officers
  18. 59
    1843 More
    Known as: The only person buried at Arlington Cemetery who was born on the grounds
  19. 89
    1895 More
    Known as: Korea General
  20. 122
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    Spot Poles

    1887 More
    Known as: Considered among the greatest outfielders of the Negro Leagues
  21. 30
    1907 More
    Known as: Orthodontist
  22. 17

    Clarence Ransom Edwards

    1859 More
    Known as: Commanded the 26th "Yankee" Division in World War I
  23. 66

    John Clem

    1851 More
    Known as: Major General
  24. 73

    John R. Lynch

    1847 More
    Known as: U.S. Army major
  25. 62
    1914 More
    Known as: World heavyweight boxing champion

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