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Famous People Buried in Lake View Cemetery

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

This list features James A. Garfield, John D. Rockefeller and more.

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

From celebrity tombs at Lake View Cemetery to legendary locals, these are the most well-known people whose final resting place is Lake View Cemetery. You can find useful information below for these notable people buried in Lake View Cemetery, like what year and where the person was born.
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    John D. Rockefeller is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous People Buried in Lake View Cemetery
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    John Davison Rockefeller Sr. was an American business magnate and philanthropist. He was a co-founder of the Standard Oil Company, which dominated the oil industry and was the first great U.S. business trust. Rockefeller revolutionized the petroleum industry, and along with other key contemporary ...more

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    • Age: Died at 98 (1839-1937)
    • Birthplace: Richford, New York, United States of America
    • Profession: Businessperson
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    James A. Garfield is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous People Buried in Lake View Cemetery
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    James Abram Garfield served as the 20th President of the United States, after serving nine terms in the U.S. House of Representatives. Garfield's presidency lasted just 200 days—from March 4, 1881, until his death on September 19, 1881, as a result of being shot by assassin Charles J. Guiteau two months ...more

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    • Age: Died at 50 (1831-1881)
    • Birthplace: Moreland Hills, Ohio, United States of America
    • Profession: Laity, Politician, Lawyer, Teacher
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    Charles W. Chesnutt is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous People Buried in Lake View Cemetery
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    Charles Waddell Chesnutt was a mixed race author, essayist, political activist and lawyer, best known for his novels and short stories exploring complex issues of racial and social identity in the post-Civil War South. Many families of free people of color were formed in the colonial and early Federal ...more

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    • Age: Died at 74 (1858-1932)
    • Birthplace: Cleveland, Ohio, United States of America
    • Profession: Businessperson, Educator, Screenwriter, Author, Essayist, + more
    • Credits: The House Behind the Cedars, The Conjure Woman, The Doll
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    Newton D. Baker is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous People Buried in Lake View Cemetery
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    Newton Diehl Baker, Jr. was an American politician who belonged to the Democratic Party. He served as the 37th mayor of Cleveland, Ohio from 1912 to 1915 and as U.S. Secretary of War from 1916 to 1921. more

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    • Age: Died at 66 (1871-1937)
    • Birthplace: Martinsburg, West Virginia, United States of America
    • Profession: Politician, Lawyer
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    Denise Levertov was a British-born American poet. more

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    • Age: Died at 74 (1923-1997)
    • Birthplace: Ilford, London, United Kingdom
    • Profession: Editor, Poet, Author, Translator, Writer
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    Ernest Roland Ball was an American singer and songwriter, most famous for composing the music for the song "When Irish Eyes Are Smiling" in 1912. He was not himself Irish. Born in Cleveland, Ohio, Ball received formal music training at the Cleveland Conservatory. His nascent career was much buoyed by ...more

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    • Age: Died at 49 (1878-1927)
    • Birthplace: Cleveland, Ohio, United States of America
    • Profession: Songwriter, Composer, Singer
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    Mortimer Dormer Leggett is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list Famous People Buried in Lake View Cemetery
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    Mortimer Dormer Leggett was a lawyer, school administrator, professor, and major general of the Union Army during the American Civil War. more

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    • Age: Died at 75 (1821-1896)
    • Birthplace: Ithaca, New York, United States of America
    • Profession: Lawyer
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    Richard Barcley Tullis

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    • Age: Died at 86 (1913-1999)
    • Birthplace: Western Springs, Illinois, United States of America
    • Profession: Industrialist
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