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List of famous people buried in Albany Rural Cemetery, listed alphabetically with photos when available. Celebrities are often buried in the highest caliber cemeteries, mausoleums and tombs, which is why we've created this list of celebrities buried in Albany Rural Cemetery. If you're ever visiting Albany Rural Cemetery and want to check out historic graves, then use this list to pinpoint exactly which burial locations you want to see.

List is made up of people like Chester A. Arthur and Ellen Lewis Herndon Arthur.

This list answers the questions "Which famous people are buried in Albany Rural Cemetery?" and "Which celebrities are buried in Albany Rural Cemetery?"

From celebrity tombs at Albany Rural Cemetery to legendary locals, these are the most well-known people whose final resting place is Albany Rural Cemetery. You can find useful information below for these notable people buried in Albany Rural Cemetery, like what year and where the person was born.
Chester A. Arthur is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous People Buried in Albany Rural Cemetery
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Chester Alan Arthur was the 21st President of the United States; he succeeded James Garfield upon the latter's assassination. At the outset, Arthur struggled to overcome his reputation, stemming from his beginnings in politics as a politician from the New York City Republican political machine. He ...more

Age: Died at 57 (1829-1886)

Birthplace: Franklin County, Franklin-2 Vermont Representative District, 2002–2012, United States of America, United States, + more

Profession: Politician, Lawyer, Teacher

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Ellen Lewis Herndon Arthur is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous People Buried in Albany Rural Cemetery
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Ellen Lewis Herndon Arthur was the wife of the 21st President of the United States, Chester A. Arthur I. She died before he took office as President. ...more

Age: Died at 43 (1837-1880)

Birthplace: Culpeper, Virginia, United States of America

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Howard Townsend is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous People Buried in Albany Rural Cemetery
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Howard Townsend


Howard Townsend was a physician practicing in Albany, New York. He was a professor at the Albany Medical College and a member of the staff at the Albany Hospital. ...more

Age: Died at 44 (1823-1867)

Birthplace: Albany, New York, United States of America

Adolph von Steinwehr is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous People Buried in Albany Rural Cemetery
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Adolph von Steinwehr


Baron Adolph Wilhelm August Friedrich von Steinwehr was a German-Brunswick army officer who emigrated to the United States, became a geographer, cartographer, and author, and served as a Union general in the American Civil War. ...more

Age: Died at 55 (1822-1877)

Birthplace: Blankenburg (Harz), Germany