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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 Died 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
Abraham Baldwin Died 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 Died 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
Alice Roosevelt Longworth Died 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
Anthony Francis Lucas Died 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
Burton K. Wheeler Died 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
Catherine Cate Coblentz Died 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 Died 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
Charles Francis Jenkins Died 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 Died 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
Cleveland Abbe Died 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 Died 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
Emile Berliner Died 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 Died 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 Died 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 Died 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 Died 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
George L. Harrison Died 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
George Taylor Died at 65 (1716-1781) - Known as: American attorney and Democratic politician

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George Washington Riggs is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list Famous People Buried at Rock Creek Cemetery
George Washington Riggs Died at 68 (1813-1881) - Known as: American banker, founder of Riggs Bank

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Gerald A. Drew is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list Famous People Buried at Rock Creek Cemetery
Gerald A. Drew Died at 67 (1903-1970) - Known as: United States Ambassador to Haiti and Bolivia

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Gilbert Hovey Grosvenor is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list Famous People Buried at Rock Creek Cemetery
Gilbert Hovey Grosvenor Died at 91 (1875-1966) - Known as: President of the National Geographic Society

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Harlan F. Stone is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list Famous People Buried at Rock Creek Cemetery
Harlan F. Stone Died at 74 (1872-1946) - Known as: Chief Justice of the U.S.

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Henry Adams is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list Famous People Buried at Rock Creek Cemetery
Henry Adams Died at 80 (1838-1918) - Known as: American writer

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Henry Baldwin is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list Famous People Buried at Rock Creek Cemetery
Henry Baldwin Died at 64 (1780-1844) - Known as: Associate Justice of the United States Supreme Court

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Hubert Dilger is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list Famous People Buried at Rock Creek Cemetery
Hubert Dilger Died at 75 (1836-1911) - Known as: American Civil War artillerist, Captain in the Union Army, Medal of Honor recipient

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Isidor Rayner is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list Famous People Buried at Rock Creek Cemetery
Isidor Rayner Died at 62 (1850-1912) - Known as: American Democratic politician, member of the Senate

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Israel Moore Foster is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list Famous People Buried at Rock Creek Cemetery
Israel Moore Foster Died at 77 (1873-1950) - Known as: American Republican Representative in Congress

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James Alexander Williamson is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list Famous People Buried at Rock Creek Cemetery
James Alexander Williamson Died at 73 (1829-1902) - Known as: Union Army general during the American Civil War, Medal of Honor recipient

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James B. Aswell is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list Famous People Buried at Rock Creek Cemetery
James B. Aswell Known as: American educator and member of the House of Representatives

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James Kimbrough Jones is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list Famous People Buried at Rock Creek Cemetery
James Kimbrough Jones Died at 69 (1839-1908) - Known as: American politician

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Jane Lawton is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list Famous People Buried at Rock Creek Cemetery
Jane Lawton Died at 63 (1944-2007) - Known as: Maryland Democratic politician, member of the Maryland House of Delegates.

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John B. Raymond is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list Famous People Buried at Rock Creek Cemetery
John B. Raymond Died at 42 (1844-1886) - Known as: American politician

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John Marshall Harlan is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list Famous People Buried at Rock Creek Cemetery
John Marshall Harlan Died at 78 (1833-1911) - Known as: American Supreme Court associate justice

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Julius Garfinckel is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list Famous People Buried at Rock Creek Cemetery
Julius Garfinckel Died at 64 (1872-1936) - Known as: American merchant, founder of Washington department store Garfinckel's

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Matthew Gault Emery is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list Famous People Buried at Rock Creek Cemetery
Matthew Gault Emery Died at 83 (1818-1901) - Known as: Mayor of Washington, D.C., from 1870 to 1871

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Melville Bell is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list Famous People Buried at Rock Creek Cemetery
Melville Bell Known as: Scottish teacher and inventor, father of Alexander Graham Bell

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Montgomery Blair is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list Famous People Buried at Rock Creek Cemetery
Montgomery Blair Died at 70 (1813-1883) - Known as: Lincoln's Postmaster General

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Nelson T. Johnson is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list Famous People Buried at Rock Creek Cemetery
Nelson T. Johnson Died at 67 (1887-1954) - Known as: American ambassador

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Oliver Hudson Kelley is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list Famous People Buried at Rock Creek Cemetery
Oliver Hudson Kelley Died at 87 (1826-1913) - Known as: A founder of the Order of the Patrons of Husbandry

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Patricia Roberts Harris is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list Famous People Buried at Rock Creek Cemetery
Patricia Roberts Harris Died at 61 (1924-1985) - Known as: Ambassador, first African American female to serve in a Presidential Cabinet

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Paul Warnke is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list Famous People Buried at Rock Creek Cemetery
Paul Warnke Died at 81 (1920-2001) - Known as: Assistant Secretary of State from 1966–1969; SALT Negotiator and Director of the Arms Control and disarmament Agency under President Clinton

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Paulina Longworth Sturm is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list Famous People Buried at Rock Creek Cemetery
Paulina Longworth Sturm Known as: Granddaughter of Theodore Roosevelt

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Peter Force is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list Famous People Buried at Rock Creek Cemetery
Peter Force Died at 78 (1790-1868) - Known as: American politician, American lieutenant in the American Revolutionary War, newspaper editor, archivist, and historian