St. Louis Famous People Who Died in St. Louis

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

This list has everyone from Ed Pabst to Virginia Kyle Campbell.

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

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

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William Clark is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous People Who Died in St. Louis
William Clark Died at 68 (1770-1838)

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Gerty Cori is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous People Who Died in St. Louis
Gerty Cori Died at 61 (1896-1957)

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Elliot See is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous People Who Died in St. Louis
Elliot See Died at 39 (1927-1966)

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Thomas Eagleton is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous People Who Died in St. Louis
Thomas Eagleton Died at 78 (1929-2007)

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Stuart M. Kaminsky is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list Famous People Who Died in St. Louis
Stuart M. Kaminsky Died at 75 (1934-2009)

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Stephen W. Kearny is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list Famous People Who Died in St. Louis
Stephen W. Kearny Died at 54 (1794-1848)

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Kate Chopin is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list Famous People Who Died in St. Louis
Kate Chopin Died at 54 (1850-1904)

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Helen Stephens is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list Famous People Who Died in St. Louis
Helen Stephens Died at 76 (1918-1994)

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Warren Bockwinkel is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list Famous People Who Died in St. Louis
Warren Bockwinkel Died at 75 (1911-1986)

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Dred Scott is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list Famous People Who Died in St. Louis
Dred Scott Died at 63 (1795-1858)

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Jimmy Burke is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list Famous People Who Died in St. Louis
Jimmy Burke Died at 68 (1874-1942)

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Charles Bassett is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list Famous People Who Died in St. Louis
Charles Bassett Died at 35 (1931-1966)

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Henry Thomas Rainey is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list Famous People Who Died in St. Louis
Henry Thomas Rainey Died at 74 (1860-1934)

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Joseph Erlanger is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list Famous People Who Died in St. Louis
Joseph Erlanger Died at 91 (1874-1965)

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Jack Buck is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list Famous People Who Died in St. Louis
Jack Buck Died at 78 (1924-2002)

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Howard H. Aiken is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list Famous People Who Died in St. Louis
Howard H. Aiken Died at 73 (1900-1973)

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Richard Yates is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list Famous People Who Died in St. Louis
Richard Yates Died at 58 (1815-1873)

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Charles Nagel is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list Famous People Who Died in St. Louis
Charles Nagel Died at 91 (1849-1940)

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Johnnie Johnson is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list Famous People Who Died in St. Louis
Johnnie Johnson Died at 81 (1924-2005)

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David R. Francis is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list Famous People Who Died in St. Louis
David R. Francis Died at 77 (1850-1927)

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Martin L. Clardy is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list Famous People Who Died in St. Louis
Martin L. Clardy Died at 70 (1844-1914)

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Walter J. Ong is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list Famous People Who Died in St. Louis
Walter J. Ong Died at 91 (1912-2003)

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Edwin Thompson Jaynes is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list Famous People Who Died in St. Louis
Edwin Thompson Jaynes Died at 76 (1922-1998)

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Doug Wickenheiser is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list Famous People Who Died in St. Louis
Doug Wickenheiser Died at 38 (1961-1999)

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William L. Hungate is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list Famous People Who Died in St. Louis
William L. Hungate Died at 85 (1922-2007)

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Francis Preston Blair, Jr. is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list Famous People Who Died in St. Louis
Francis Preston Blair, Jr. Died at 54 (1821-1875)

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Edward Adelbert Doisy is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list Famous People Who Died in St. Louis
Edward Adelbert Doisy Died at 93 (1893-1986)

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Friedrich Adolph Wislizenus is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list Famous People Who Died in St. Louis
Friedrich Adolph Wislizenus Died at 79 (1810-1889)

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Chris von der Ahe is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list Famous People Who Died in St. Louis
Chris von der Ahe Died at 62 (1851-1913)

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Edwin O. Stanard is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list Famous People Who Died in St. Louis
Edwin O. Stanard Died at 82 (1832-1914)

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James Smith McDonnell is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list Famous People Who Died in St. Louis
James Smith McDonnell Died at 81 (1899-1980)

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Stanley Elkin is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list Famous People Who Died in St. Louis
Stanley Elkin Died at 65 (1930-1995)

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Benjamin Gratz Brown is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list Famous People Who Died in St. Louis
Benjamin Gratz Brown Died at 59 (1826-1885)

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Forrest C. Donnell is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list Famous People Who Died in St. Louis
Forrest C. Donnell Died at 96 (1884-1980)

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Edward Bates is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list Famous People Who Died in St. Louis
Edward Bates Died at 76 (1793-1869)

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William McRee is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list Famous People Who Died in St. Louis
William McRee Died at 46 (1787-1833)

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C. F. W. Walther is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list Famous People Who Died in St. Louis
C. F. W. Walther Died at 76 (1811-1887)

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Lynn Patrick is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list Famous People Who Died in St. Louis
Lynn Patrick Died at 68 (1912-1980)

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Trusten Polk is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list Famous People Who Died in St. Louis
Trusten Polk Died at 65 (1811-1876)

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William Standish Knowles is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list Famous People Who Died in St. Louis
William Standish Knowles Died at 95 (1917-2012)

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Daniel M. Frost is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list Famous People Who Died in St. Louis
Daniel M. Frost Died at 77 (1823-1900)

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Daniel T. Jewett is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list Famous People Who Died in St. Louis
Daniel T. Jewett Died at 99 (1807-1906)

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Oscar Roettger is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list Famous People Who Died in St. Louis
Oscar Roettger Died at 86 (1900-1986)

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Wally Schang is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list Famous People Who Died in St. Louis
Wally Schang Died at 76 (1889-1965)

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Swede Johnston is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list Famous People Who Died in St. Louis
Swede Johnston Died at 92 (1910-2002)

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Peter Rindisbacher is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list Famous People Who Died in St. Louis
Peter Rindisbacher Died at 28 (1806-1834)

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Richard Haydel is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list Famous People Who Died in St. Louis
Richard Haydel Died at 22 (1927-1949)

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Ken Boyer is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list Famous People Who Died in St. Louis
Ken Boyer Died at 51 (1931-1982)

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Leif J. Sverdrup is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list Famous People Who Died in St. Louis
Leif J. Sverdrup Died at 78 (1898-1976)

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Richard Holmes is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list Famous People Who Died in St. Louis
Richard Holmes Died at 60 (1931-1991)