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Famous People Buried in Riverside Cemetery

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

List contains people like John Evans and Robert Wilcox.

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

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


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    John Evans
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    John Evans was a US politician, physician, founder of various hospitals and medical associations, railroad promoter, Governor of the Territory of Colorado, and namesake of Evanston, Illinois; Evans, Colorado; and Mount Evans, Colorado. He is most noted for being one of the founders of both Northwestern ...more

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    • Age: Died at 83 (1814-1897)
    • Birthplace: Waynesville, Ohio, United States of America
    • Profession: Politician
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    Alonzo Garcelon
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    Dr. Alonzo Garcelon was the 36th Governor of Maine, an American Civil War surgeon general, and a co-founder of Bates College in Lewiston, Maine.more

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    • Age: Died at 93 (1813-1906)
    • Birthplace: Lewiston, Maine, United States of America
    • Profession: Surgeon
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    George V. Kelley
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    George VanStavoren Kelley was a line officer in the Union Army during the American Civil War. He received the Medal of Honor for gallantry at the Battle of Franklin during the 1864 Franklin-Nashville Campaign.more

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    • Age: Died at 62 (1843-1905)
    • Birthplace: Massillon, Ohio, United States of America
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    Henry Pelham Holmes Bromwell was an American lawyer, politician from Illinois, and prominent Freemason. He was a lawyer and judge who served as a U.S. Representative from Illinois from 1865–1869 and continued to practice law when he moved to Colorado in 1870 where he was appointed to compile the state's ...more

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    • Age: Died at 80 (1823-1903)
    • Birthplace: Baltimore, Maryland, United States of America
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    Robert Wilcox was an American film and theater actor of the 1930s, 1940s, and 1950s.more

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    • Age: Died at 45 (1910-1955)
    • Birthplace: Rochester, New York, United States of America
    • Profession: Actor
    • Credits: The Man They Could Not Hang, Dreaming Out Loud, Young Fugitives, Mysterious Doctor Satan, The Vigilantes Return, + more
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    Willard Lamb Velie

    Willard Lamb Velie was a businessman based in Moline, Illinois. He was an executive at Deere & Company before starting his own companies, which grew to become Velie Motor Company. He developed advanced engines for automobiles and airplanes.more

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    • Age: Died at 62 (1866-1928)
    • Birthplace: Moline, Illinois, United States of America
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    Dwight Deere Wiman

    Dwight Deere Wiman was an American silent movie actor, playwright and theatrical director. He is best known as a Broadway producer.more

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    • Age: Died at 56 (1895-1951)
    • Birthplace: Moline, Illinois, United States of America
    • Profession: Theatrical producer, Actor, Playwright
    • Credits: Puritan Passions
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    Alexander W. Campbell

    Alexander William Campbell was a military officer known for his service in the Confederate States Army. In 1861, Campbell entered the Confederate States Army in the rank of colonel of the 33rd Tennessee Infantry Regiment, serving in the army of General Leonidas Polk in Columbus, Kentucky. In November ...more

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    • Age: Died at 65 (1828-1893)
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