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Famous People Buried in Flushing Cemetery

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

List ranges from Louis Armstrong to Dizzy Gillespie and more.

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

From celebrity tombs at Flushing Cemetery to legendary locals, these are the most well-known people whose final resting place is Flushing Cemetery. You can find useful information below for these notable people buried in Flushing Cemetery, like what year and where the person was born.
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Louis Armstrong is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous People Buried in Flushing Cemetery
Dec. at 70 (1901-1971)

Birthplace: New Orleans, Louisiana, United States of America

Louis Daniel Armstrong (August 4, 1901 – July 6, 1971), nicknamed Satchmo, Satch, and Pops, was an American trumpeter, composer, vocalist and occasional actor who was one of the most influential ...more

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Bernard Baruch is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous People Buried in Flushing Cemetery
Dec. at 95 (1870-1965)

Birthplace: Camden, South Carolina, United States of America

Bernard Mannes Baruch (; August 19, 1870 – June 20, 1965) was an American financier, stock investor, philanthropist, statesman, and political consultant. After his success in business, he ...more
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Dizzy Gillespie is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous People Buried in Flushing Cemetery
Dec. at 76 (1917-1993)

Birthplace: Cheraw, South Carolina, United States of America

John Birks "Dizzy" Gillespie (; October 21, 1917 – January 6, 1993) was an American jazz trumpeter, bandleader, composer, and singer.Gillespie was a trumpet virtuoso and improviser, ...more

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May Robson is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous People Buried in Flushing Cemetery
Dec. at 84 (1858-1942)

Birthplace: Melbourne, Australia

Mary Jeanette Robison (19 April 1858 – 20 October 1942) known professionally as May Robson, was an Australian-born American-based actress, whose career spanned 58 years, starting in 1883 when ...more
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Ellis Parker Butler is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list Famous People Buried in Flushing Cemetery
Ellis Parker Butler Dec. at 68 (1869-1937)

Birthplace: Muscatine, Iowa

Ellis Parker Butler (December 5, 1869 – September 13, 1937) was an American author. He was the author of more than 30 books and more than 2,000 stories and essays and is most famous for his ...more
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Hermann Grab is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list Famous People Buried in Flushing Cemetery
Dec. at 46 (1903-1949)

Birthplace: Prague, Czech Republic

Hermann Grab (6 May 1903 – 2 August 1949) was a Bohemian German-language writer.
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Eugene Bullard is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list Famous People Buried in Flushing Cemetery
Dec. at 66 (1895-1961)

Birthplace: Columbus, Georgia

Eugene Jacques Bullard (October 9, 1895 – October 12, 1961), born Eugene James Bullard, was the first African-American military pilot. His life has been surrounded by many legends. However, ...more
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Adam Clayton Powell, Sr.... is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list Famous People Buried in Flushing Cemetery
Dec. at 88 (1865-1953)

Birthplace: Virginia

Adam Clayton Powell (May 5, 1865 – June 12, 1953) was an American pastor who developed the Abyssinian Baptist Church in Harlem, New York as the largest Protestant congregation in the country, ...more
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Frederic Storm is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list Famous People Buried in Flushing Cemetery
Frederic Storm Dec. at 91 (1844-1935)
Frederic Storm (July 2, 1844 – June 9, 1935) was a United States Representative from New York. Born in Alsace, France, he immigrated to the United States in 1846 with his parents, who settled in ...more
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Lemuel E. Quigg is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list Famous People Buried in Flushing Cemetery
Lemuel E. Quigg Dec. at 56 (1863-1919)
Lemuel Ely Quigg (February 12, 1863 – July 1, 1919) was a United States Representative from New York.