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Famous People Buried at Rock Creek Cemetery   

Jerry Greenfield
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List of notable people and celebrities buried at Rock Creek Cemetery. This list includes the names of famous and significant people whose graves, mausoleums or memorials can be found at Rock Creek Cemetery in Washington, D.C. and is designed to answer the question "Who is buried at Rock Creek Cemetery?" Complete lists of interments at various cemeteries are not always revealed to the public, but a lot of information about where the gravesites and headstones of celebrities can often be found on the Web, and Rock Creek Cemetery has released some of this information. Cemeteries often have different policies about allowing the public to visit celebrity graves so it's a good idea to get in touch with them first before planning a trip.
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Abner Taylor is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous People Buried at Rock Creek Cemetery
Abner Taylor Dec. at 74 (1829-1903)
Known as: American politician
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Abraham Baldwin is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous People Buried at Rock Creek Cemetery
Dec. at 53 (1754-1807)
Known as: American politician
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Alexander Robey Shepherd is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous People Buried at Rock Creek Cemetery
Alexander Robey Shepherd Dec. at 67 (1835-1902)
Known as: American politician, Governor of District of Columbia from 1873 to 1874
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Alice Roosevelt Longworth is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous People Buried at Rock Creek Cemetery
Dec. at 96 (1884-1980)
Known as: Republican Party icon, daughter of Theodore Roosevelt
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Alice Warfield Allen is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list Famous People Buried at Rock Creek Cemetery
Alice Warfield Allen
Known as: Mother of the Duchess of Windsor, Wallis Simpson
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Anna Broom McCeney is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list Famous People Buried at Rock Creek Cemetery
Anna Broom McCeney
Known as: Mother of vaudeville performer La Belle Titcomb
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Anthony Francis Lucas is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list Famous People Buried at Rock Creek Cemetery
Dec. at 66 (1855-1921)
Known as: Croatian-born mechanical engineer
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Blair Lee, III is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list Famous People Buried at Rock Creek Cemetery
Blair Lee, III
Known as: American Democratic politician
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Burton K. Wheeler is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list Famous People Buried at Rock Creek Cemetery
Dec. at 93 (1882-1975)
Known as: American Democratic politician and U.S. Senator
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Catherine Cate Coblentz is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list Famous People Buried at Rock Creek Cemetery
Dec. at 54 (1897-1951)
Known as: Writer and wife of William Coblentz
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Charles Doolittle Walcott is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list Famous People Buried at Rock Creek Cemetery
Charles Doolittle Walcott Dec. at 77 (1850-1927)
Known as: Secretary of the Smithsonian Institution
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Charles Francis Jenkins is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list Famous People Buried at Rock Creek Cemetery
Dec. at 67 (1867-1934)
Known as: American television & motion picture pioneer
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Charles S. Fairfax is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list Famous People Buried at Rock Creek Cemetery
Charles S. Fairfax Dec. at 40 (1829-1869)
Known as: Virginia born California politician
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Christian Heurich is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list Famous People Buried at Rock Creek Cemetery
Christian Heurich
Known as: German-born American founder of Heurich Brewery
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Cleveland Abbe is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list Famous People Buried at Rock Creek Cemetery
Dec. at 78 (1838-1916)
Known as: Prominent American meteorologist
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Clover Hooper Adams is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list Famous People Buried at Rock Creek Cemetery
Clover Hooper Adams
Known as: Washington hostess and accomplished amateur photographer
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Doug Allison is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list Famous People Buried at Rock Creek Cemetery
Doug Allison Dec. at 70 (1846-1916)
Known as: American baseball player
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Emile Berliner is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list Famous People Buried at Rock Creek Cemetery
Dec. at 78 (1851-1929)
Known as: German-born American inventor of the gramophone
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Evalyn Walsh McLean is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list Famous People Buried at Rock Creek Cemetery
Evalyn Walsh McLean Dec. at 61 (1886-1947)
Known as: Wealthy heiress and one-time owner of the Hope Diamond and the Washington Post
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Frank Crawford Armstrong is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list Famous People Buried at Rock Creek Cemetery
Frank Crawford Armstrong Dec. at 74 (1835-1909)
Known as: Confederate general
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Frank Hatton is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list Famous People Buried at Rock Creek Cemetery
Frank Hatton Dec. at 48 (1846-1894)
Known as: U.S. Postmaster General and editor of the Washington Post
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Fulton Lewis is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list Famous People Buried at Rock Creek Cemetery
Fulton Lewis Dec. at 63 (1903-1966)
Known as: American radio and television broadcaster
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George E. Lemon is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list Famous People Buried at Rock Creek Cemetery
George E. Lemon
Known as: Patent lawyer and founder the journalNational Tribune.
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George L. Harrison is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list Famous People Buried at Rock Creek Cemetery
Dec. at 71 (1887-1958)
Known as: American banker, insurance executive and political advisor during The Second World War
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George Taylor is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list Famous People Buried at Rock Creek Cemetery
Dec. at 65 (1716-1781)
Known as: American attorney and Democratic politician