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List of famous people buried in Graceland 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 Graceland Cemetery. If you're ever visiting Graceland Cemetery and want to check out historic graves, then use this list to pinpoint exactly which burial locations you want to see.

This list is made up of many different people, including Jack Johnson and Ludwig Mies van der Rohe.

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

From celebrity tombs at Graceland Cemetery to legendary locals, these are the most well-known people whose final resting place is Graceland Cemetery. You can find useful information below for these notable people buried in Graceland Cemetery, like what year and where the person was born.
Ludwig Mies van der Rohe is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous People Buried in Graceland Cemetery
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Ludwig Mies van der Rohe was a German-American architect. He is commonly referred to and was addressed as Mies, his surname. Along with Le Corbusier, Walter Gropius and Frank Lloyd Wright, he is widely regarded as one of the pioneering masters of modern architecture. Mies, like many of his ...more

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Age: Died at 83 (1886-1969)

Birthplace: Aachen, Germany

Profession: Architect

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Allan Pinkerton is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous People Buried in Graceland Cemetery
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Allan Pinkerton was a Scottish American detective and spy, best known for creating the Pinkerton National Detective Agency. ...more

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Age: Died at 65 (1819-1884)

Birthplace: Glasgow, United Kingdom

Profession: Detective, Businessperson, Spy

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Louis Sullivan is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous People Buried in Graceland Cemetery
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Louis Henry Sullivan was an American architect, and has been called the "father of skyscrapers" and "father of modernism". He is considered by many as the creator of the modern skyscraper, was an influential architect and critic of the Chicago School, was a mentor to Frank Lloyd Wright, and an ...more

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Age: Died at 68 (1856-1924)

Birthplace: Boston, Massachusetts, United States of America

Profession: Architect

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Jack Johnson is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous People Buried in Graceland Cemetery
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John Arthur "Jack" Johnson, nicknamed the Galveston Giant was an American boxer, who—at the height of the Jim Crow era—became the first African American world heavyweight boxing champion. Johnson was faced with much controversy when he was charged with violating the Mann Act in 1912, even though ...more

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Age: Died at 68 (1878-1946)

Birthplace: Galveston, Texas, United States of America

Profession: Actor, Professional Boxer

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#19 on The Best Boxers of the 20th Century

#73 on The Toughest Professional Fighters in History

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Francis Trowbridge Sherman


Francis Trowbridge Sherman was a Union general during the American Civil War. He served in the cavalry and infantry, seeing action in both the Western Theater and Eastern Theater. ...more

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Age: Died at 80 (1825-1905)

Birthplace: Newtown, Connecticut, United States of America

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Marshall Field IV


Marshall Field IV was the owner of the Chicago Sun-Times from 1956 to 1965. ...more

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Age: Died at 49 (1916-1965)

Birthplace: United States of America

Profession: Businessperson

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Edith Rockefeller McCormick is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list Famous People Buried in Graceland Cemetery
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Edith Rockefeller McCormick


Edith Rockefeller McCormick was an American socialite and opera patron. ...more

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Age: Died at 60 (1872-1932)

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