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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) Louis Armstrong, nicknamed Satchmo or Pops, was an American jazz trumpeter, singer, and an influential figure in jazz music. Coming to prominence in the 1920s as an "inventive" trumpet ...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) Bernard Mannes Baruch was an American financier, stock investor, philanthropist, statesman, and political consultant. After his success in business, he devoted his time toward advising U.S. ...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) John Birks "Dizzy" Gillespie was an American jazz trumpeter, bandleader, composer and occasional singer. AllMusic's Scott Yanow wrote, "Dizzy Gillespie's contributions to jazz ...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) Mary Jeanette Robison known professionally as May Robson, was an Australian-born American-based actress, whose career spanned 58 years, starting in 1883 when she was 25 years of age. A major ...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) Ellis Parker Butler 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 short story "Pigs Is Pigs", in ...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) Hermann Grab 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) Eugene Jacques Bullard, the first African-American military pilot, was born Eugene James Bullard. His life has been surrounded by many legends. Bullard was one of only the few black combat ...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) Adam Clayton Powell, Sr. was an American pastor who developed the Abyssinian Baptist Church in Harlem, New York as the largest Protestant congregation in the country, with 10,000 members. He was ...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 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 New York City. He attended ...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 was a United States Representative from New York.