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Famous People Buried in Denver

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Updated June 14, 2019 11.6k views 12 items

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.
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John Evans is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous People Buried in Denver
Dec. at 83 (1814-1897)

Birthplace: Waynesville, Warren County, Ohio, United States of America, United States, + more

John Evans (March 9, 1814 – July 2, 1897) was an American politician, physician, founder of various hospitals and medical associations, railroad promoter, Governor of the Territory of Colorado, ...more
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Debbie is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous People Buried in Denver
Dec. at 26 (1953-1979)

Birthplace: Denver, Colorado

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James Buck is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous People Buried in Denver
Dec. at 57 (1808-1865)

Birthplace: Baltimore, Maryland

James Buck (1808 – November 1, 1865) was an American Civil War Medal of Honor recipient and a sailor in the United States Navy.
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George V. Kelley is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous People Buried in Denver
Dec. at 62 (1843-1905)

Birthplace: Massillon, Ohio

George VanStavoren Kelley (March 23, 1843 – November 4, 1905) 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 ...more
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Zebediah Duane Chapman ... is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list Famous People Buried in Denver
Dec. at 0 (1980-1980)

Birthplace: University of Denver, Denver, Colorado

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William E. Adams is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list Famous People Buried in Denver
William E. Adams Dec. at 32 (1939-1971)

Birthplace: Casper, Grant Village, Wyoming

For the New York politician, see William E. Adams (New York).William Edward Adams (June 16, 1939 – May 25, 1971) was a Major in the United States Army who was killed in South Vietnam during the ...more
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John F. Curry is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list Famous People Buried in Denver
John F. Curry Dec. at 87 (1886-1973)

Birthplace: New York City, New York

Major General John Francis Curry (April 22, 1886 – March 4, 1973) was the first national commander of the Civil Air Patrol, the United States Air Force Auxiliary. He was also a major general in ...more
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Henry P. H. Bromwell is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list Famous People Buried in Denver
Dec. at 80 (1823-1903)

Birthplace: Baltimore, Maryland, United States of America

Henry Pelham Holmes Bromwell (August 26, 1823 – January 9, 1903) was an American lawyer, politician from Illinois, and prominent Freemason. He was a lawyer and judge who served as a U.S. ...more
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Steven Curnow is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list Famous People Buried in Denver
Steven Curnow Dec. at 15 (1984-1999)
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Barbara Katie Chapman is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list Famous People Buried in Denver
Dec. at 24 (1982-2006)

Birthplace: Denver, Colorado

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Maximo Yabes is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list Famous People Buried in Denver
Maximo Yabes Dec. at 35 (1932-1967)

Birthplace: Lodi, California

First Sergeant Maximo Yabes (January 29, 1932 – February 26, 1967) born in Lodi, California, was a United States Army soldier who posthumously received the Medal of Honor — the United States' ...more
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Kyle Velasquez is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list Famous People Buried in Denver
Kyle Velasquez Dec. at 17 (1982-1999)