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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 is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous People Buried in Mount Olivet Cemetery
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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, USA, New York
    • Profession: Gangster, Mafioso, Racketeering
    • Credits: The Diary of a Slumlord
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    Mary Surratt is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous People Buried in Mount Olivet Cemetery
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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 is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous People Buried in Mount Olivet Cemetery
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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: Denver, Colorado, United States of America
    • Profession: Lawyer
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    Alvan Cullem Gillem is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list Famous People Buried in Mount Olivet Cemetery
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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 is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list Famous People Buried in Mount Olivet Cemetery
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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 is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list Famous People Buried in Mount Olivet Cemetery
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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 is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list Famous People Buried in Mount Olivet Cemetery
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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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