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Famous People Buried in Mount Olivet Cemetery

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

Everything from Vince Lombardi to Mary Surratt is included on this list.

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

From celebrity tombs at Mount Olivet Cemetery to legendary locals, these are the most well-known people whose final resting place is Mount Olivet Cemetery. You can find useful information below for these notable people buried in Mount Olivet Cemetery, like what year and where the person was born.


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    Al Capone
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    Alphonse Gabriel "Al" Capone was an American gangster who attained fame during the Prohibition era. His seven-year reign as crime boss ended when he was 33 years old. Born in the borough of Brooklyn in New York City to Italian immigrants, Capone was a Five Points Gang member who became a bouncer in ...more

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    • Age: Died at 48 (1899-1947)
    • Birthplace: New York City, New York, United States of America
    • Profession: Gangster, Mafioso, Racketeering
    • Credits: The Diary of a Slumlord
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    Mary Surratt
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    Mary Elizabeth Jenkins Surratt was an American boarding house owner who was convicted of taking part in the conspiracy to assassinate President Abraham Lincoln. Sentenced to death, she was hanged, becoming the first woman executed by the United States federal government. Surratt was the mother of John ...more

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    • Age: Died at 42 (1823-1865)
    • Birthplace: Maryland, United States of America
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    Howell Edmunds Jackson
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    Howell Edmunds Jackson was an American jurist and politician. He served on the United States Supreme Court, in the U.S. Senate, United States Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit, and the Tennessee House of Representatives. He authored notable opinions on the Interstate Commerce Act and the Sherman ...more

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    • Age: Died at 63 (1832-1895)
    • Birthplace: Paris, Tennessee, United States of America
    • Profession: Judge, Lawyer
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    Stephen Lucid Robert McNichols was Colorado's 35th Governor from 1957 to 1963.more

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    • Age: Died at 83 (1914-1997)
    • Birthplace: Area code 720, Colorado, Area code 303, Denver, Area codes 303 and 720, + more
    • Profession: Lawyer
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    Alvan Cullem Gillem
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    Alvan Cullem Gillem was a general in the Union Army during the American Civil War. Although Southern-born, he remained loyal to the Federal government and fought in several battles in the Western Theater before commanding occupation troops in Mississippi and Arkansas during Reconstruction. He later ...more

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    • Age: Died at 45 (1830-1875)
    • Birthplace: Gainesboro, Tennessee, United States of America
    • Profession: Politician
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    Benjamin F. Cheatham
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    Benjamin Franklin Cheatham, known also as Frank, was a Tennessee planter, California gold miner, and a general in the Confederate States Army during the American Civil War. He served in the Army of Tennessee, inflicting many casualties on Sherman at Kennesaw Mountain, but taking the blame for General ...more

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    • Age: Died at 66 (1820-1886)
    • Birthplace: Nashville, Tennessee, United States of America
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    William Gilpin
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    William Gilpin was a 19th-century US explorer, politician, land speculator, and futurist writer about the American West. He served as military officer in the United States Army during several wars, accompanied John C. Frémont on his second expedition through the West, and was instrumental in the ...more

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    • Age: Died at 81 (1813-1894)
    • Birthplace: Wilmington, Delaware, United States of America
    • Profession: Politician
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    Henry Wirz
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    Heinrich Hartmann Wirz better known as Henry Wirz was a Swiss-born Confederate officer in the American Civil War. He is best known for his command of Camp Sumter, the Confederate prisoner-of-war camp near Andersonville, Georgia; he was tried and executed after the war for conspiracy and murder relating ...more

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    • Age: Died at 42 (1823-1865)
    • Birthplace: Zürich, Switzerland
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    Paul Gilmore
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    Paul Gilmore was a popular stage actor of the late 19th and early 20th centuries who also appeared in no fewer than 10 silent films. Additionally, he owned and managed for many years the Cherry Lane Theatre in New York City – giving work to such future stars as Robert Walker Sr., Jennifer Jones and Carl ...more

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    • Age: Died at 89 (1873-1962)
    • Birthplace: USA, Wisconsin, Milwaukee
    • Profession: Actor, Writer
    • Credits: Captain Alvarez
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    William B. Bate
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    William Brimage Bate was an American soldier and politician. He served as Governor of Tennessee from 1883 to 1887, and subsequently served as a United States Senator from 1887 until his death. During the Civil War, he fought for the Confederacy, eventually rising to the rank of major general and ...more

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    • Age: Died at 79 (1826-1905)
    • Birthplace: Tennessee, Sumner County, United States, with Territories, Castalian Springs
    • Profession: Lawyer
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    William Beall

    William Beall
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    William Nelson Rector Beall was a brigadier general in the Confederate States Army during the American Civil War. He is most noted for his supply efforts on behalf of Confederate prisoners of war.more

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    • Age: Died at 58 (1825-1883)
    • Birthplace: Bardstown, Kentucky, United States of America
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    Anne Dallas Dudley

    Anne Dallas Dudley
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    Anne Dallas Dudley was a prominent activist in the women's suffrage movement in the United States. After founding the Nashville Equal Suffrage League and serving as its president, she moved up through the ranks of the movement, serving as President of the Tennessee Equal Suffrage Association and then as ...more

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    • Age: Died at 79 (1876-1955)
    • Birthplace: Nashville, Tennessee, United States of America
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    James Edwards Rains

    James Edwards Rains
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    James Edwards Rains was a lawyer and colonel in the Confederate States Army during the American Civil War. He was appointed and nominated as a brigadier general on November 4, 1862, but his appointment was unconfirmed at the date of his death. He was killed while leading his brigade at the Battle of ...more

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    • Age: Died at 29 (1833-1862)
    • Birthplace: Nashville, Tennessee, United States of America
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    George Maney

    George Maney
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    George Earl Maney was an American soldier, politician, railroad executive and diplomat. He was a general in the Confederate States Army during the American Civil War and a postbellum U.S. ambassador to Colombia, Bolivia, Uruguay, and Paraguay.more

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    • Age: Died at 75 (1826-1901)
    • Birthplace: Franklin, Tennessee, United States of America
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    George P. Buell

    George P. Buell
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    George Pearson Buell was an American civil engineer and soldier. He served as a Union Army general during the American Civil War, and remained in the United States Army following the conflict.more

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    • Age: Died at 50 (1833-1883)
    • Birthplace: Lawrenceburg, Indiana, United States of America
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    Joseph Projectus Machebeuf

    Joseph Projectus Machebeuf was a French Roman Catholic missionary and the first Bishop of Denver.more

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    • Age: Died at 77 (1812-1889)
    • Birthplace: Riom, France
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    James Allen Hardie

    James Allen Hardie
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    James Allen Hardie was an American soldier, serving in a number of important administrative positions in the Union Army during the American Civil War.more

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    • Age: Died at 53 (1823-1876)
    • Birthplace: New York City, New York, United States of America
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    Sherrill Headrick

    Sherrill Headrick
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    Sherrill Headrick was an American professional football player,more

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    • Age: Died at 71 (1937-2008)
    • Birthplace: Waco, Texas, United States of America
    • Profession: American football player
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    Daniel Mauser

    Daniel Mauser
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    Daniel Mauser appeared in the 2002 documentary film Bowling for Columbine.more

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    • Age: Died at 16 (1983-1999)
    • Birthplace: Colorado, United States of America
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    William E. Somerville

    William E. Somerville
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    William E. Somerville was a Scottish aircraft engineer.more

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    • Age: Died at 81 (1869-1950)
    • Birthplace: Scotland
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