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List of famous people buried in Congressional Cemetery, listed alphabetically with photos when available. Celebrities are often buried in the highest caliber cemeteries, mausoleums and tombs, which is why we've created this list of celebrities buried in Congressional Cemetery. If you're ever visiting Congressional Cemetery and want to check out historic graves, then use this list to pinpoint exactly which burial locations you want to see.

This list contains people like J. Edgar Hoover and Belva Ann Lockwood.

This list answers the questions "Which famous people are buried in Congressional Cemetery?" and "Which celebrities are buried in Congressional Cemetery?"

From celebrity tombs at Congressional Cemetery to legendary locals, these are the most well-known people whose final resting place is Congressional Cemetery. You can find useful information below for these notable people buried in Congressional Cemetery, like what year and where the person was born.
J. Edgar Hoover is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous People Buried in Congressional Cemetery
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John Edgar Hoover was the first Director of the Federal Bureau of Investigation of the United States. Appointed director of the Bureau of Investigation—predecessor to the FBI—in 1924, he was instrumental in founding the FBI in 1935, where he remained director until his death in 1972 at age 77. ...more

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Age: Died at 77 (1895-1972)

Birthplace: Washington, D.C., United States of America

Profession: Police officer, Writer

Credits: The Next of Kin, Parole Fixer, Queen of the Mob, Walk East On Beacon, Undercover Doctor, + more

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Belva Ann Lockwood is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous People Buried in Congressional Cemetery
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Belva Ann Bennett Lockwood was an American attorney, politician, educator, and author. She was active in working for women's rights. The press of her day referred to her as a "suffragist," someone who believed in women's suffrage or voting rights. Lockwood overcame many social and personal obstacles ...more

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Age: Died at 87 (1830-1917)

Birthplace: Royalton, New York, United States of America

Profession: Politician, Lawyer

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John Philip Sousa is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous People Buried in Congressional Cemetery
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John Philip Sousa was an American composer and conductor of the late Romantic era, known primarily for American military and patriotic marches. Because of his mastery of march composition, he is known as "The March King" or the "American March King" due to his British counterpart Kenneth J. Alford ...more

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Age: Died at 78 (1854-1932)

Birthplace: Washington, D.C., United States of America

Profession: Conductor, Bandleader

Credits: Stars and Stripes Forever

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David Herold is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous People Buried in Congressional Cemetery
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David Edgar Herold was an accomplice of John Wilkes Booth in the assassination of Abraham Lincoln on April 14, 1865. After the shooting, Herold accompanied Booth to the home of Dr. Samuel Mudd, who set Booth’s injured leg. The two men then continued their escape through Maryland and into Virginia, ...more

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Age: Died at 23 (1842-1865)

Birthplace: Maryland, United States of America

Profession: Pharmacist

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#6 on List Of Executed Assassins

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