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Famous People Buried in Baltimore

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List of famous people buried in Baltimore, 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 Baltimore. If you're ever visiting Baltimore and want to check out historic graves, then use this list to pinpoint exactly which burial locations you want to see.

This list has a variety of people in it, from Edgar Allan Poe to Paul Cavanagh.

This list answers the questions "Which famous people are buried in Baltimore?" and "Which celebrities are buried in Baltimore?"

From celebrity tombs at Baltimore to legendary locals, these are the most well-known people whose final resting place is Baltimore. You can find useful information below for these notable people buried in Baltimore, like what year and where the person was born.
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Edgar Allan Poe is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous People Buried in Baltimore
Dec. at 40 (1809-1849)

Birthplace: Boston, Massachusetts

Edgar Allan Poe (; born Edgar Poe; January 19, 1809 – October 7, 1849) was an American writer, editor, and literary critic. Poe is best known for his poetry and short stories, particularly his ...more

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Joseph E. Johnston is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous People Buried in Baltimore
Dec. at 84 (1807-1891)

Birthplace: Farmville, Virginia, United States of America

Joseph Eggleston Johnston (February 3, 1807 – March 21, 1891) was a career United States Army officer, serving with distinction in the Mexican–American War (1846–1848), and Seminole Wars. After ...more
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Benjamin Huger is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous People Buried in Baltimore
Dec. at 72 (1805-1877)

Birthplace: Charleston, South Carolina

Benjamin Huger (November 22, 1805 – December 7, 1877) was a regular officer in the United States Army, who served with distinction as chief of ordnance in the Mexican–American War and in the ...more
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John H. B. Latrobe is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous People Buried in Baltimore
Dec. at 88 (1803-1891)

Birthplace: Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

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Samuel Smith is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list Famous People Buried in Baltimore
Dec. at 87 (1752-1839)

Birthplace: Carlisle, Pennsylvania, United States of America

Samuel Smith (July 27, 1752 – April 22, 1839) was a United States Senator and Representative from Maryland, a mayor of Baltimore, Maryland, and a general in the Maryland militia. He was the ...more
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Robert Smith is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list Famous People Buried in Baltimore
Dec. at 85 (1757-1842)

Birthplace: Lancaster, Pennsylvania, United States of America

Robert Smith (November 3, 1757 – November 26, 1842) was the second United States Secretary of the Navy from 1801 to 1809 and the sixth United States Secretary of State from 1809 to 1811. He was ...more
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Samuel J. Seymour is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list Famous People Buried in Baltimore
Dec. at 96 (1860-1956)

Birthplace: Maryland

Samuel James Seymour (March 28, 1860 – April 12, 1956) was the last surviving person who had been in Ford's Theatre the night of the assassination of U.S. President Abraham Lincoln on April 14,
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Ferdinand Claiborne Latr... is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list Famous People Buried in Baltimore
Dec. at 78 (1833-1911)

Birthplace: Baltimore, Maryland, United States of America

Ferdinand Claiborne Latrobe (October 14, 1833 – January 13, 1911) was a seven-term Mayor of Baltimore, state legislator and attorney during the 19th century.
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Isaac R. Trimble is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list Famous People Buried in Baltimore
Dec. at 86 (1802-1888)

Birthplace: Virginia

Isaac Ridgeway Trimble (May 15, 1802 – January 2, 1888) was a United States Army officer, a civil engineer, a prominent railroad construction superintendent and executive, and a Confederate ...more
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Charles Marshall is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list Famous People Buried in Baltimore
Dec. at 72 (1830-1902)

Birthplace: Warrenton, Virginia

Charles Marshall (October 3, 1830 – April 19, 1902) was a Maryland lawyer and Confederate Army officer during the American Civil War. Marshall served as an aide de camp, assistant adjutant ...more
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George H. Steuart is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list Famous People Buried in Baltimore
Dec. at 77 (1790-1867)

Birthplace: Maryland

George Hume Steuart (1790–1867) was a United States general who fought during the War of 1812, and later joined the Confederate States of America during the Civil War. His military career began ...more
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William Henry Leonard Po... is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list Famous People Buried in Baltimore
Dec. at 24 (1807-1831)

Birthplace: Boston, Massachusetts

William Henry Leonard Poe, often referred to as Henry Poe, (January 30, 1807 – August 1, 1831) was a sailor, amateur poet and the older brother of Edgar Allan Poe and Rosalie Poe. After the ...more
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Paul Cavanagh is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list Famous People Buried in Baltimore
Dec. at 76 (1888-1964)

Birthplace: England, London

Paul Cavanagh (8 December 1888 – 15 March 1964) was an English film actor. He appeared in more than 100 films between 1928 and 1959.
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James McHenry is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list Famous People Buried in Baltimore
Dec. at 63 (1753-1816)

Birthplace: Ballymena, United Kingdom

James McHenry (November 16, 1753 – May 3, 1816) was a Scotch-Irish American military surgeon and statesman. McHenry was a signer of the United States Constitution from Maryland and the eponym of ...more
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John Reese Kenly is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list Famous People Buried in Baltimore
Dec. at 73 (1818-1891)

Birthplace: Baltimore, Maryland

John Reese Kenly (January 11, 1818 – December 20, 1891) was an American lawyer, and a Union Army general in the American Civil War.
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Lewis Armistead is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list Famous People Buried in Baltimore
Dec. at 46 (1817-1863)

Birthplace: New Bern, North Carolina

Lewis Addison Armistead (February 18, 1817 – July 5, 1863) was a career United States Army officer who became a brigadier general in the Confederate States Army during the American Civil War. On ...more
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Samuel Ringgold is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list Famous People Buried in Baltimore
Dec. at 50 (1796-1846)

Birthplace: Maryland

Samuel B. Ringgold (1796 – May 11, 1846) was an artillery officer in the United States Army who was noted for several military innovations which caused him to be called the "Father of ...more
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Joseph Lancaster Brent ... is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list Famous People Buried in Baltimore
Dec. at 79 (1826-1905)

Birthplace: Pomonkey, Maryland

Joseph Lancaster Brent (November 30, 1826 – November 27, 1905) was a lawyer and politician in California, Louisiana and Maryland and a brigadier general in the Confederate army.
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Lewis Henry Little is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list Famous People Buried in Baltimore
Dec. at 45 (1817-1862)

Birthplace: Baltimore, Maryland

Lewis Henry Little (March 19, 1817 – September 19, 1862) was a career United States Army officer and a Confederate brigadier general during the American Civil War. He served mainly in the ...more
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John Stricker is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list Famous People Buried in Baltimore
Dec. at 66 (1759-1825)

Birthplace: Frederick, Maryland

Brigadier General John Stricker (1758–1825) was a Maryland state militia officer who fought in both the American Revolutionary War in the First Maryland Regiment of the famous "Maryland ...more
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Cadwalader Ringgold is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list Famous People Buried in Baltimore
Dec. at 65 (1802-1867)

Birthplace: Maryland

Cadwalader Ringgold (August 20, 1802 – April 29, 1867) was an officer in the United States Navy who served in the United States Exploring Expedition, later headed an expedition to the Northwest ...more
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Arthur Pendleton Mason ... is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list Famous People Buried in Baltimore
Dec. at 58 (1835-1893)

Birthplace: Virginia

Arthur "Pen" Pendleton Mason (11 December 1835–22 April 1893) was a lieutenant colonel in the Confederate States Army serving during the American Civil War. Mason was a scion of the ...more
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George H. Steuart is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list Famous People Buried in Baltimore
Dec. at 77 (1826-1903)

Birthplace: Baltimore, Maryland

George Hume Steuart (August 24, 1828 – November 22, 1903) was a planter in Maryland and an American military officer; he served thirteen years in the United States Army before resigning his ...more
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Virginia Eliza Clemm Poe... is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list Famous People Buried in Baltimore
Dec. at 25 (1822-1847)

Birthplace: Baltimore, Maryland

Virginia Eliza Clemm Poe (née Clemm; August 15, 1822 – January 30, 1847) was the wife of American writer Edgar Allan Poe. The couple were first cousins and publicly married when Virginia ...more
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Augustus Walley is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list Famous People Buried in Baltimore
Dec. at 82 (1856-1938)

Birthplace: Reisterstown, Baltimore, Maryland

Augustus Walley (March 10, 1856 – April 9, 1938) was a Buffalo Soldier in the United States Army and a recipient of America's highest military decoration—the Medal of Honor—for his actions in ...more