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Famous People Buried in Crown Hill Cemetery

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

List contains people like Benjamin Harrison and Caroline Harrison.

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

From celebrity tombs at Crown Hill Cemetery to legendary locals, these are the most well-known people whose final resting place is Crown Hill Cemetery. You can find useful information below for these notable people buried in Crown Hill Cemetery, like what year and where the person was born.
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Caroline Harrison is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous People Buried in Crown Hill Cemetery
Dec. at 60 (1832-1892)

Birthplace: Oxford, Ohio, United States of America

Caroline Lavinia Harrison (née Scott; October 1, 1832 – October 25, 1892), was a teacher of music, the wife of Benjamin Harrison and mother of two surviving children; after his election ...more
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Richard Jordan Gatling ... is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous People Buried in Crown Hill Cemetery
Dec. at 85 (1818-1903)

Birthplace: North Carolina

Richard Jordan Gatling (September 12, 1818 – February 26, 1903) was an American inventor best known for his invention of the Gatling gun, which is considered to be the first successful machine ...more
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Robert Irsay is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous People Buried in Crown Hill Cemetery
Dec. at 74 (1923-1997)

Birthplace: Chicago, Illinois

Robert Irsay (March 5, 1923 – January 14, 1997) was an American professional football team owner. He owned the National Football League's Baltimore/Indianapolis Colts franchise from 1972 until ...more
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Eli Lilly is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous People Buried in Crown Hill Cemetery
Dec. at 60 (1838-1898)

Birthplace: Baltimore, Maryland

Eli Lilly (July 8, 1838 – June 6, 1898) was an American soldier, pharmacist, chemist, and businessman who founded the Eli Lilly and Company pharmaceutical corporation. Lilly enlisted in the ...more
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Benjamin Harrison is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list Famous People Buried in Crown Hill Cemetery
Dec. at 68 (1833-1901)

Birthplace: North Bend, Ohio, United States of America

Benjamin Harrison (August 20, 1833 – March 13, 1901) was an American politician and lawyer who served as the 23rd president of the United States from 1889 to 1893. He was a grandson of the ninth ...more

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Alexander Ralston is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list Famous People Buried in Crown Hill Cemetery
Dec. at 56 (1771-1827)

Birthplace: Scotland

Alexander Ralston (1771 – January 5, 1827) was a Scottish surveyor who was one of two co-architects for the design of the city of Indianapolis, Indiana. He also helped to design Washington, D.C.
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William S. Taylor is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list Famous People Buried in Crown Hill Cemetery
Dec. at 75 (1853-1928)

Birthplace: Kentucky, United States, with Territories, Butler County

William Sylvester Taylor (October 10, 1853 – August 2, 1928) was the 33rd Governor of Kentucky. He was initially declared the winner of the disputed gubernatorial election of 1899, but the ...more
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Frank McKinney is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list Famous People Buried in Crown Hill Cemetery
Dec. at 54 (1938-1992)

Birthplace: Indianapolis, Indiana

Frank Edward McKinney Jr. (November 3, 1938 – September 11, 1992) was an American competition swimmer, Olympic champion, and former world record-holder. He later became a prominent executive in ...more
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John Dillinger is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list Famous People Buried in Crown Hill Cemetery
John Dillinger Dec. at 31 (1903-1934)

Birthplace: Indianapolis, Indiana

John Herbert Dillinger (; June 22, 1903 – July 22, 1934) was an American gangster in the Great Depression-era United States. He operated with a group of men known as the "Dillinger ...more

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Joe Rand Beckett is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list Famous People Buried in Crown Hill Cemetery
Dec. at 78 (1891-1969)

Birthplace: Indianapolis, Indiana

Joe Rand Beckett (March 2, 1891 – July 28, 1969) was an American veteran of World War I, prominent lawyer in Indianapolis, Indiana, and a member of the Indiana Senate representing Johnson County ...more
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Charles W. Fairbanks is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list Famous People Buried in Crown Hill Cemetery
Dec. at 66 (1852-1918)

Birthplace: Unionville Center, Ohio, United States of America

Charles Warren Fairbanks (May 11, 1852 – June 4, 1918) was an American politician who served as a senator from Indiana from 1897 to 1905 and the 26th vice president of the United States from ...more
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Oliver P. Morton is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list Famous People Buried in Crown Hill Cemetery
Dec. at 54 (1823-1877)
Oliver Hazard Perry Throck Morton (August 4, 1823 – November 1, 1877), commonly known as Oliver P. Morton, was a U.S. Republican Party politician from Indiana. He served as the 14th Governor ...more
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Julia Carson is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list Famous People Buried in Crown Hill Cemetery
Dec. at 69 (1938-2007)

Birthplace: Louisville, Kentucky, United States of America

Julia May Carson (July 8, 1938 – December 15, 2007), born Julia May Porter, was a member of the United States House of Representatives for Indiana's 7th congressional district from 1997 until ...more
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George Washington Julian... is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list Famous People Buried in Crown Hill Cemetery
Dec. at 82 (1817-1899)

Birthplace: Centerville, Center Township, Indiana, United States of America

George Washington Julian (May 5, 1817 – July 7, 1899) was a politician, lawyer, and writer from Indiana who served in the United States House of Representatives during the 19th century. A ...more
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John Woodruff is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list Famous People Buried in Crown Hill Cemetery
Dec. at 92 (1915-2007)

Birthplace: Connellsville, Pennsylvania

John Youie "Long John" Woodruff (July 5, 1915 – October 30, 2007) was an American middle-distance runner, winner of the 800 m event at the 1936 Summer Olympics.Woodruff was only a ...more
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John Coburn is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list Famous People Buried in Crown Hill Cemetery
Dec. at 83 (1825-1908)

Birthplace: Indianapolis, Indiana, United States of America

John Coburn (October 27, 1825 – January 28, 1908) was a United States Representative from Indiana and an officer in the Union Army during the American Civil War.
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Edward Canby is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list Famous People Buried in Crown Hill Cemetery
Dec. at 56 (1817-1873)

Birthplace: Piatt's Landing, Kentucky

Edward Richard Sprigg Canby (November 9, 1817 – April 11, 1873) was a career United States Army officer and a Union general in the American Civil War. In 1861–1862, Canby commanded the ...more
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Thomas A. Hendricks is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list Famous People Buried in Crown Hill Cemetery
Dec. at 66 (1819-1885)

Birthplace: Ohio, United States of America, Newton Township, Muskingum County, United States, + more

Thomas Andrews Hendricks (September 7, 1819 – November 25, 1885) was an American politician and lawyer from Indiana who served as the 16th governor of Indiana from 1873 to 1877 and the 21st vice ...more

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John Parker Hawkins is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list Famous People Buried in Crown Hill Cemetery
Dec. at 84 (1830-1914)

Birthplace: Indianapolis, Indiana

John Parker Hawkins (September 29, 1830 – February 7, 1914) was a career officer of the United States Army who served as brigadier general during the American Civil War, in which he served as a ...more
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Erwin Baker is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list Famous People Buried in Crown Hill Cemetery
Dec. at 78 (1882-1960)

Birthplace: Indiana

Erwin George "Cannon Ball" Baker (March 12, 1882 – May 10, 1960) was an American motorcycle and automobile racing driver and organizer in the first half of the 20th century. Baker ...more
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Thomas R. Marshall is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list Famous People Buried in Crown Hill Cemetery
Dec. at 71 (1854-1925)

Birthplace: United States of America, United States, with Territories, Indiana, Chester Township, + more

Thomas Riley Marshall (March 14, 1854 – June 1, 1925) was an American politician who served as the 28th Vice President of the United States from 1913 to 1921 under President Woodrow Wilson. A ...more

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Toad Ramsey is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list Famous People Buried in Crown Hill Cemetery
Dec. at 42 (1864-1906)

Birthplace: Indianapolis, Indiana

Thomas H. "Toad" Ramsey (August 8, 1864 – March 27, 1906) was an American Major League Baseball player who pitched in the majors from 1885 to 1890. Ramsey spent his entire career in ...more
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Ebenezer Dumont is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list Famous People Buried in Crown Hill Cemetery
Dec. at 57 (1814-1871)

Birthplace: Vevay, Jefferson Township, Indiana, United States of America

Ebenezer Dumont (November 23, 1814 – April 16, 1871) was a U.S. Representative from Indiana, as well as a general in the Union Army during the American Civil War.
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Eli Lilly is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list Famous People Buried in Crown Hill Cemetery
Eli Lilly Dec. at 92 (1885-1977)

Birthplace: Indianapolis, Indiana

Eli Lilly (April 1, 1885 – January 24, 1977) was a pharmaceutical industrialist and philanthropist from Indianapolis, Indiana, United States. Under his vision and leadership, Eli Lilly and ...more
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Mary Harrison McKee is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list Famous People Buried in Crown Hill Cemetery
Dec. at 72 (1858-1930)

Birthplace: Indianapolis, Indiana, United States of America

Mary Scott Harrison McKee (née Harrison; April 3, 1858 – October 28, 1930) was the only daughter of President Benjamin Harrison and his wife Caroline Scott Harrison. After her mother died ...more