List of famous people buried in Denver, 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 Denver. If you're ever visiting Denver and want to check out historic graves, then use this list to pinpoint exactly which burial locations you want to see.
A list made up of people like John Evans and Henry P. H. Bromwell.
This list answers the questions "Which famous people are buried in Denver?" and "Which celebrities are buried in Denver?"From celebrity tombs at Denver to legendary locals, these are the most well-known people whose final resting place is Denver. You can find useful information below for these notable people buried in Denver, like what year and where the person was born.
John Evans was a US politician, physician, founder of various hospitals and medical associations, railroad promoter, Governor of the Territory of Colorado, and namesake of Evanston, Illinois; Evans, Colorado; and Mount Evans, Colorado. He is most noted for being one of the founders of both Northwestern University and the University of Denver. His role in one of the worst acts of genocide committed against Native Americans, the Sand Creek Massacre, has become more widely known in recent years. ...more
Age: Died at 83 (1814-1897)
Birthplace: Waynesville, Ohio, United States of Americasee more on John Evans
Age: Died at 26 (1953-1979)
Birthplace: Denver, Colorado, United States of Americasee more on Debbie
James Buck was an American Civil War Medal of Honor recipient and a sailor in the United States Navy. ...more
Age: Died at 57 (1808-1865)
Birthplace: Baltimore, Maryland, United States of Americasee more on James Buck
George VanStavoren Kelley was a line officer in the Union Army during the American Civil War. He received the Medal of Honor for gallantry at the Battle of Franklin during the 1864 Franklin-Nashville Campaign. ...more
Age: Died at 62 (1843-1905)
Birthplace: Massillon, Ohio, United States of Americasee more on George V. Kelley