List of famous people buried in Cave Hill Cemetery and Arboretum, 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 Cave Hill Cemetery and Arboretum. If you're ever visiting Cave Hill Cemetery and Arboretum and want to check out historic graves, then use this list to pinpoint exactly which burial locations you want to see.
This list below has a variety of people in it, from George Rogers Clark to William Thomas Ward.
This list answers the questions "Which famous people are buried in Cave Hill Cemetery and Arboretum?" and "Which celebrities are buried in Cave Hill Cemetery and Arboretum?"From celebrity tombs at Cave Hill Cemetery and Arboretum to legendary locals, these are the most well-known people whose final resting place is Cave Hill Cemetery and Arboretum. You can find useful information below for these notable people buried in Cave Hill Cemetery and Arboretum, like what year and where the person was born.
George Rogers Clark was a soldier from Virginia and the highest ranking American military officer on the northwestern frontier during the American Revolutionary War. He served as leader of the Kentucky militia throughout much of the war. Clark is best known for his celebrated captures of Kaskaskia and Vincennes during the Illinois Campaign, which greatly weakened British influence in the Northwest Territory. Because the British ceded the entire Northwest Territory to the United States in the 1783 Treaty of Paris, Clark has often been hailed as the "Conqueror of the Old Northwest". Clark's military achievements all came before his 30th birthday. Afterwards he led militia in the opening ...more on Wikipedia
Age: Dec. at 66 (1752-1818)
Birthplace: Virginia, United States of Americasee more on George Rogers Clark
Mildred J. Hill was an American songwriter and musicologist, who composed the melody for "Good Morning to All", later used as the melody for "Happy Birthday to You". ...more on Wikipedia
Age: Dec. at 57 (1859-1916)
Birthplace: Louisville, Kentucky, United States of Americasee more on Mildred J. Hill
James Adams Ekin was a Union Army general in the American Civil War. He achieved fame as a member of the military commission trying the conspirators involved with the assassination of President Abraham Lincoln. ...more on Wikipedia
Age: Dec. at 72 (1819-1891)
Birthplace: Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, United States of Americasee more on James A. Ekin
William Thomas Ward was a brigadier general in the United States Army during the American Civil War, a United States Congressman from the U.S. state Kentucky, and member of the Kentucky Legislature. ...more on Wikipedia
Age: Dec. at 70 (1808-1878)
Birthplace: Contiguous United States, United States of America, United States, with Territories, Richmond, + moresee more on William Thomas Ward