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List of famous people who died in Michigan, with photos when available. These notable Michigan 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 Michigan, while others were just renowned in their line of work. Either way everyone on this list has Michigan listed as their official place of death in any public records. Each prominent person who passed away in Michigan has information about them next to their names, including the year they were born and their place of birth.

List ranges from Benny Frey to Wally Fromhart, plus much more.

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

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

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Henry Ford is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous People Who Died in Michigan

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Stan Ovshinsky is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous People Who Died in Michigan
Stan Ovshinsky Died at 90 (1922-2012)

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Jimmy Hoffa is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous People Who Died in Michigan
Jimmy Hoffa Died at 69 (1913-1982)

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Harry Houdini is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous People Who Died in Michigan
Harry Houdini Died at 52 (1874-1926)

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Elijah McCoy is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list Famous People Who Died in Michigan

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Herbert Henry Dow is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list Famous People Who Died in Michigan
Herbert Henry Dow Died at 64 (1866-1930)

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Alex Manoogian is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list Famous People Who Died in Michigan
Alex Manoogian Died at 95 (1901-1996)

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Ephraim Shay is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list Famous People Who Died in Michigan
Ephraim Shay Died at 77 (1839-1916)

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Dinah Washington is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list Famous People Who Died in Michigan
Dinah Washington Died at 39 (1924-1963)

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Sojourner Truth is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list Famous People Who Died in Michigan

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John T. Parsons is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list Famous People Who Died in Michigan
John T. Parsons Died at 94 (1913-2007)

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Scott Amedure is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list Famous People Who Died in Michigan

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Eero Saarinen is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list Famous People Who Died in Michigan
Eero Saarinen Died at 51 (1910-1961)

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Russell Kirk is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list Famous People Who Died in Michigan
Russell Kirk Died at 76 (1918-1994)

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Rosa Parks is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list Famous People Who Died in Michigan
Rosa Parks Died at 92 (1913-2005)

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Daniel Hale Williams is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list Famous People Who Died in Michigan
Daniel Hale Williams Died at 75 (1856-1931)

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Robert Hayden is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list Famous People Who Died in Michigan
Robert Hayden Died at 67 (1913-1980)

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Richard Tucker is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list Famous People Who Died in Michigan
Richard Tucker Died at 62 (1913-1975)

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Carl Eugene Watts is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list Famous People Who Died in Michigan
Carl Eugene Watts Died at 54 (1953-2007)

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Marshall Thompson is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list Famous People Who Died in Michigan
Marshall Thompson Died at 67 (1925-1992)

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Jacques Marquette is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list Famous People Who Died in Michigan
Jacques Marquette Died at 38 (1637-1675)

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Frank Murphy is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list Famous People Who Died in Michigan
Frank Murphy Died at 59 (1890-1949)

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Bobo Brazil is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list Famous People Who Died in Michigan
Bobo Brazil Died at 74 (1924-1998)

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Andrew Kehoe is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list Famous People Who Died in Michigan
Andrew Kehoe Died at 55 (1872-1927)

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Charles Eastman is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list Famous People Who Died in Michigan
Charles Eastman Died at 81 (1858-1939)

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Ed Farhat is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list Famous People Who Died in Michigan
Ed Farhat Died at 79 (1924-2003)

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Charles Coughlin is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list Famous People Who Died in Michigan
Charles Coughlin Died at 88 (1891-1979)

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Mike Shaw is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list Famous People Who Died in Michigan
Mike Shaw Died at 53 (1957-2010)

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Dick York is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list Famous People Who Died in Michigan
Dick York Died at 64 (1928-1992)

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J. C. Heard is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list Famous People Who Died in Michigan
J. C. Heard Died at 71 (1917-1988)

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Levi Stubbs is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list Famous People Who Died in Michigan
Levi Stubbs Died at 72 (1936-2008)

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Robert Wadlow is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list Famous People Who Died in Michigan
Robert Wadlow Died at 22 (1918-1940)

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Benny Benjamin is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list Famous People Who Died in Michigan
Benny Benjamin Died at 44 (1925-1969)

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Richard "Pistol" Allen Died at 70 (1932-2002)

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Uriel Jones is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list Famous People Who Died in Michigan
Uriel Jones Died at 75 (1934-2009)

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Proof is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list Famous People Who Died in Michigan
Proof Died at 33 (1973-2006)

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William Davidson is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list Famous People Who Died in Michigan
William Davidson Died at 87 (1922-2009)

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Alvin Wistert is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list Famous People Who Died in Michigan
Alvin Wistert Died at 89 (1916-2005)

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John Ball is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list Famous People Who Died in Michigan
John Ball Died at 90 (1794-1884)

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James A. Reed is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list Famous People Who Died in Michigan
James A. Reed Died at 83 (1861-1944)

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Walter Reuther is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list Famous People Who Died in Michigan
Walter Reuther Died at 63 (1907-1970)

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Matt Urban is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list Famous People Who Died in Michigan
Matt Urban Died at 76 (1919-1995)

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Barbara Whiting Smith is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list Famous People Who Died in Michigan
Barbara Whiting Smith Died at 73 (1931-2004)

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Fredy Perlman is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list Famous People Who Died in Michigan
Fredy Perlman Died at 51 (1934-1985)

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Alice Herz is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list Famous People Who Died in Michigan
Alice Herz Died at 83 (1882-1965)

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Kay Sutton is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list Famous People Who Died in Michigan
Kay Sutton Died at 73 (1915-1988)

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Marcello Truzzi is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list Famous People Who Died in Michigan
Marcello Truzzi Died at 68 (1935-2003)

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Rudolf Arnheim is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list Famous People Who Died in Michigan
Rudolf Arnheim Died at 103 (1904-2007)

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Bo Schembechler is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list Famous People Who Died in Michigan
Bo Schembechler Died at 77 (1929-2006)

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Jerry York is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list Famous People Who Died in Michigan
Jerry York Died at 72 (1938-2010)