Famous People Buried in Cave Hill Cemetery And Arboretum

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
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    George Rogers Clark (November 19, 1752 – February 13, 1818) was an American surveyor, soldier, and militia officer from Virginia who became the highest-ranking American patriot military officer on the northwestern frontier during the American Revolutionary War. He served as leader of the militia in Kentucky (then part of Virginia) throughout much of the war. He is best known for his celebrated captures of Kaskaskia (1778) and Vincennes (1779) during the Illinois Campaign, which greatly weakened British influence in the Northwest Territory. The British ceded the entire Northwest Territory to the United States in the 1783 Treaty of Paris, and Clark has often been hailed as the "Conqueror of ...more
    • Age: Dec. at 65 (1752-1818)
    • Birthplace: Virginia
  • Mildred Jane Hill (June 27, 1859 – June 5, 1916) 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".
    • Age: Dec. at 56 (1859-1916)
    • Birthplace: Louisville, Kentucky
  • James Adams Ekin (August 31, 1819–March 27, 1891) was a Union Army officer 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.
    • Age: Dec. at 71 (1819-1891)
    • Birthplace: Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
  • William Thomas Ward (August 9, 1808 – October 12, 1878) 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.
    • Age: Dec. at 70 (1808-1878)
    • Birthplace: Virginia, USA