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Famous People Buried in Woodlawn Cemetery

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

Examples of people on this list include Mark Twain and Miles Davis.

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

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


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    Rosa Parks
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    • Age: Died at 92 (1913-2005)
    • Birthplace: Tuskegee, Alabama, United States of America
    • Profession: Activist
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    Duke Ellington
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    • Age: Died at 75 (1899-1974)
    • Birthplace: Washington, D.C., United States of America
    • Profession: Film Score Composer, Pianist, Musician, Bandleader, Lyricist, + more
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    • Age: Died at 101 (1888-1989)
    • Birthplace: Mogilev Region, Belarus
    • Profession: Film Score Composer, Songwriter, Lyricist, Actor, Composer
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    Celeste Holm
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    • Age: Died at 95 (1917-2012)
    • Birthplace: New York City, New York, United States of America
    • Profession: Actor
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    Lionel Hampton
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    • Age: Died at 94 (1908-2002)
    • Birthplace: Louisville, Kentucky, United States of America
    • Profession: Musician, Bandleader, Actor, Composer, Singer, + more
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    • Age: Died at 65 (1926-1991)
    • Birthplace: Alton, Illinois, United States of America
    • Profession: Film Score Composer, Songwriter, Musician, Bandleader, Actor, + more
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    Elizabeth Cady Stanton
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    • Age: Died at 87 (1815-1902)
    • Birthplace: Johnstown, New York, United States of America
    • Profession: Writer
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    • Age: Died at 64 (1878-1942)
    • Birthplace: Providence, Rhode Island, United States of America
    • Profession: Theatrical producer, Lyricist, Actor, Composer, Singer, + more
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    Madam C. J. Walker
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    • Age: Died at 52 (1867-1919)
    • Birthplace: Delta, Louisiana, United States of America
    • Profession: Businessperson, Entrepreneur, Inventor
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    • Age: Died at 81 (1905-1986)
    • Birthplace: Vyzhnytsia, Ukraine
    • Profession: Theatre Director, Film Producer, Actor, Film Director
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    Olive Thomas
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    • Age: Died at 26 (1894-1920)
    • Birthplace: USA, Charleroi, Pennsylvania
    • Profession: Pin-up girl, Model, Actor
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    Ben Gazzara
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    • Age: Died at 82 (1930-2012)
    • Birthplace: New York City, USA, New York
    • Profession: Television director, Actor
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    Carrie Chapman Catt
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    • Age: Died at 88 (1859-1947)
    • Birthplace: Ripon, Wisconsin, United States of America
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    Alexander P. de Seversky
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    • Age: Died at 80 (1894-1974)
    • Birthplace: Tbilisi, Georgia
    • Profession: Pilot, Businessperson, Inventor, Aerospace Engineer, Author, + more
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    Nellie Bly
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    • Age: Died at 58 (1864-1922)
    • Birthplace: Burrell Township, Pennsylvania, United States of America
    • Profession: Journalist
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    Countee Cullen
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    • Age: Died at 43 (1903-1946)
    • Birthplace: New York, United States of America
    • Profession: Poet, Novelist, Writer
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    Joseph Pulitzer
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    • Age: Died at 64 (1847-1911)
    • Birthplace: Makó, Csongrád, Hungary
    • Profession: Publisher, Politician, Journalist, Lawyer
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    • Age: Died at 69 (1878-1947)
    • Birthplace: New York City, USA, New York
    • Profession: Film Producer, Screenwriter, Actor
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    • Age: Died at 86 (1896-1982)
    • Birthplace: New York City, New York, United States of America
    • Profession: Businessperson, Entrepreneur, Inventor
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    • Age: Died at 72 (1936-2008)
    • Birthplace: Detroit, Michigan, United States of America
    • Profession: Musician, Actor, Singer
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