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Famous People Buried in Santa Fe National Cemetery

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

List features people like Daniel Fernandez, Raymond G. Murphy, and many more

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

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


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    Daniel Fernandez
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    Daniel D. Fernández was a United States Army soldier in the Vietnam War who received the U.S. military's highest decoration, the Medal of Honor. Fernández was awarded the medal for his actions in Hậu Nghĩa province, Republic of Vietnam, in February 1966 — throwing himself on a live grenade, he ...more

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    • Age: Died at 22 (1944-1966)
    • Birthplace: Albuquerque, New Mexico, United States of America
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    Edwin L. Elwood was an American soldier in the U.S. Army who served with the 8th U.S. Cavalry during the Indian Wars. He took part in campaigns against Cochise and the Apache Indians in the Arizona Territory in the late-1860s and was one of thirty-two men received the Medal of Honor for gallantry during ...more

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    • Age: Died at 60 (1847-1907)
    • Birthplace: St. Louis, Missouri, United States of America
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    Raymond G. Murphy

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    Raymond G. Murphy
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    Captain Raymond Gerald "Jerry" Murphy was the 39th United States Marine to receive the Medal of Honor for heroism in the Korean War. He was decorated by President Dwight D. Eisenhower in a White House ceremony on October 27, 1953. He earned the Nation's highest military decoration for heroic action for ...more

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    • Age: Died at 77 (1930-2007)
    • Birthplace: Pueblo, Colorado, United States of America
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    Edward Alvin Clary was a United States Navy sailor and a recipient of the United States military's highest decoration, the Medal of Honor.more

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    • Age: Died at 56 (1883-1939)
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    Robert S. Scott

    Colonel Robert Sheldon Scott was a soldier of the United States Army who received the Medal of Honor for actions during World War II. He was born in Washington, D. C., and graduated from the University of New Mexico in 1937 with a degree in English. In September 1941, Scott was drafted into the US Army.more

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    • Age: Died at 86 (1913-1999)
    • Birthplace: Washington, D.C., United States of America
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    Y. B. Rowdy

    Rowdy was a United States Army Indian scout and a recipient of the United States military's highest decoration—the Medal of Honor—for his actions during the Cherry Creek Campaign in Arizona Territory. Rowdy, a Sergeant in Company A of the Indian Scouts, was involved in an engagement in Arizona on March ...more

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    • Birthplace: Arizona, United States of America
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