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List of famous people who died in Bridgeport, with photos when available. These notable Bridgeport deaths are loosely ordered by how famous each person was, meaning the most well-known people are at the top of the list. Some of the people mentioned below were celebrities who died in Bridgeport, while others were just renowned in their line of work. Either way everyone on this list has Bridgeport listed as their official place of death in any public records. Each prominent person who passed away in Bridgeport has information about them next to their names, including the year they were born and their place of birth.

Examples include Fanny Crosby and General Tom Thumb.

If you're trying to answer the questions, "Which famous people died in Bridgeport?" and "Which celebrities died in Bridgeport?" then this list will have you covered.

This list of historic deaths in Bridgeport includes athletes, musicians, celebrities and notable local figures.

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Charles F. Ritchel is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous People Who Died in Bridgeport
Charles F. Ritchel Died at 67 (1844-1911)

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Jason Robards Jr. is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous People Who Died in Bridgeport
Jason Robards Jr. Died at 78 (1922-2000)

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Gustave Whitehead is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous People Who Died in Bridgeport
Gustave Whitehead Died at 53 (1874-1927)

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Samuel Flagg Bemis is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous People Who Died in Bridgeport
Samuel Flagg Bemis Died at 82 (1891-1973)

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Polly Thompson is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list Famous People Who Died in Bridgeport
Polly Thompson Died at 75 (1885-1960)

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Ida Tarbell is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list Famous People Who Died in Bridgeport
Ida Tarbell Died at 87 (1857-1944)

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Jim O'Rourke is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list Famous People Who Died in Bridgeport
Jim O'Rourke Died at 69 (1850-1919)

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Neal Ball is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list Famous People Who Died in Bridgeport
Neal Ball Died at 76 (1881-1957)

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P. T. Barnum is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list Famous People Who Died in Bridgeport
P. T. Barnum Died at 81 (1810-1891)

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Fanny Crosby is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list Famous People Who Died in Bridgeport
Fanny Crosby Died at 95 (1820-1915)

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Vernon Dalhart is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list Famous People Who Died in Bridgeport
Vernon Dalhart Died at 65 (1883-1948)

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General Tom Thumb is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list Famous People Who Died in Bridgeport
General Tom Thumb Died at 45 (1838-1883)

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Tony Elliott is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list Famous People Who Died in Bridgeport
Tony Elliott Died at 48 (1959-2007)

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Jasper McLevy is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list Famous People Who Died in Bridgeport
Jasper McLevy Died at 84 (1878-1962)

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Jimmy Smith is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list Famous People Who Died in Bridgeport
Jimmy Smith Died at 73 (1902-1975)

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Joe Bartos is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list Famous People Who Died in Bridgeport
Joe Bartos Died at 63 (1926-1989)

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George Colvocoresses is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list Famous People Who Died in Bridgeport
George Colvocoresses Died at 56 (1816-1872)

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Vincent R. Impellitteri is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list Famous People Who Died in Bridgeport
Vincent R. Impellitteri Died at 87 (1900-1987)

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Pierpont Edwards is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list Famous People Who Died in Bridgeport
Pierpont Edwards Died at 76 (1750-1826)

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Jack Delaney is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list Famous People Who Died in Bridgeport
Jack Delaney Died at 48 (1900-1948)

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Ad Yale is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list Famous People Who Died in Bridgeport
Ad Yale Died at 78 (1870-1948)

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Spike Merena is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list Famous People Who Died in Bridgeport
Spike Merena Died at 68 (1909-1977)

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Jim Rogers is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list Famous People Who Died in Bridgeport
Jim Rogers Died at 28 (1872-1900)

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Kiddo Davis is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list Famous People Who Died in Bridgeport
Kiddo Davis Died at 81 (1902-1983)

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Ed Rowen is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list Famous People Who Died in Bridgeport
Ed Rowen Died at 35 (1857-1892)

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Ken Sears is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list Famous People Who Died in Bridgeport
Ken Sears Died at 51 (1917-1968)

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Dan Shannon is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list Famous People Who Died in Bridgeport
Dan Shannon Died at 48 (1865-1913)

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Tricky Nichols is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list Famous People Who Died in Bridgeport
Tricky Nichols Died at 47 (1850-1897)

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Howard Baker is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list Famous People Who Died in Bridgeport
Howard Baker Died at 76 (1888-1964)

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Bill Finegan is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list Famous People Who Died in Bridgeport
Bill Finegan Died at 91 (1917-2008)

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John Randolph Bray is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list Famous People Who Died in Bridgeport
John Randolph Bray Died at 99 (1879-1978)

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J. Gerald Phelan is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list Famous People Who Died in Bridgeport
J. Gerald Phelan Died at 88 (1893-1981)

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George Gilman is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list Famous People Who Died in Bridgeport
George Gilman Died at 75 (1826-1901)

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Mike Pasquella is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list Famous People Who Died in Bridgeport
Mike Pasquella Died at 67 (1898-1965)

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Jack McMahon is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list Famous People Who Died in Bridgeport
Jack McMahon Died at 25 (1869-1894)

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Joe Malay is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list Famous People Who Died in Bridgeport
Joe Malay Died at 84 (1905-1989)