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

List ranges from Millard Fillmore to Rick James, plus much more.

This list answers the questions "Which famous people are buried in Forest Lawn Cemetery, Buffalo?" and "Which celebrities are buried in Forest Lawn Cemetery, Buffalo?"

From celebrity tombs at Forest Lawn Cemetery, Buffalo to legendary locals, these are the most well-known people whose final resting place is Forest Lawn Cemetery, Buffalo. You can find useful information below for these notable people buried in Forest Lawn Cemetery, Buffalo, like what year and where the person was born.
Rick James is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous People Buried in Forest Lawn Cemetery, Buffalo
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Rick James was an American musician and composer. Influenced by singers such as Marvin Gaye and Smokey Robinson, James started singing in doo-wop and R&B groups as a teenager in his hometown of Buffalo, New York. After entering the U.S. Navy to avoid getting drafted, he deserted to Toronto, where he formed the fusion band The Mynah Birds, whose lineup once included Bruce Palmer, Neil Young, and Nick St. Nicholas. James' tenure with the group was interrupted after he was discovered recording with the group in Motown in 1966. Surrendering to military authorities, he served a one-year prison term. Upon release, James moved to California to resume his duties with the Mynah Birds, although the ...more

Age: Died at 56 (1948-2004)

Birthplace: Buffalo, New York, United States of America

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Millard Fillmore is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous People Buried in Forest Lawn Cemetery, Buffalo
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Millard Fillmore was the 13th President of the United States, the last Whig president, and the last president not to be affiliated with either the Democratic or Republican parties. Fillmore was the only Whig president that did not die in office or get expelled from the party, and Fillmore appointed the only Whig Supreme Court Justice. He is consistently included in the bottom 10 of historical rankings of Presidents of the United States by various scholarly surveys. As Zachary Taylor's vice president, he assumed the presidency after Taylor's death. Fillmore was a lawyer from western New York state, and an early member of the Whig Party. He served in the state legislature, as a U.S. ...more

Age: Died at 74 (1800-1874)

Birthplace: Summerhill, Cayuga County, Contiguous United States, New York, United States of America, + more

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#40 on The Greatest U.S. Presidents of All Time

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Charles Cary Rumsey was an American sculptor and an eight goal polo player. Born in Buffalo, New York, Charles Rumsey was the son of Laurence Dana Rumsey, a successful local businessman. His mother, Jennie Cary Rumsey, was the sister of sculptor, Seward Cary. Young Charles learned to play polo at a young age from his uncle and friend, Devereux Millburn. ...more

Age: Died at 43 (1879-1922)

Birthplace: Buffalo, New York, United States of America

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Albert J. Myer is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous People Buried in Forest Lawn Cemetery, Buffalo
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Albert James Myer was a surgeon and United States Army officer. He is known as the father of the U.S. Army Signal Corps, as its first chief signal officer just prior to the American Civil War, the inventor of wig-wag signaling, and also as the father of the U.S. Weather Bureau. ...more

Age: Died at 52 (1828-1880)

Birthplace: Newburgh, New York, United States of America

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