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

Dan James White and Leo Ryan are a great starting point for your to rank your favorites on this list

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

From celebrity tombs at Golden Gate National Cemetery to legendary locals, these are the most well-known people whose final resting place is Golden Gate National Cemetery. You can find useful information below for these notable people buried in Golden Gate National Cemetery, like what year and where the person was born.

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Dan James White is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous People Buried in Golden Gate National Cemetery
Died at 39 (1946-1985) Daniel James "Dan" White was a San Francisco supervisor who assassinated San Francisco Mayor George Moscone and Supervisor Harvey Milk, on Monday, November 27, 1978, at City Hall. In a ...more

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Leo Ryan is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous People Buried in Golden Gate National Cemetery
Died at 53 (1925-1978) Leo Joseph Ryan, Jr. was an American teacher and politician. He served as a U.S. Representative as a member of the Democratic Party. He represented California's 11th congressional district from ...more

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Chester W. Nimitz is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous People Buried in Golden Gate National Cemetery
Died at 81 (1885-1966) Chester William Nimitz was a fleet admiral of the United States Navy. He played a major role in the naval history of World War II as Commander in Chief, United States Pacific Fleet, for U.S. ...more

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Oliver Sipple is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous People Buried in Golden Gate National Cemetery
Died at 48 (1941-1989) Oliver Wellington "Billy" Sipple was a decorated US Marine and Vietnam War veteran widely known for saving the life of US President Gerald Ford during an assassination attempt by Sara ...more

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Richmond K. Turner is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list Famous People Buried in Golden Gate National Cemetery
Died at 76 (1885-1961) Admiral Richmond Kelly Turner, commonly known as Admiral Kelly Turner, served in the United States Navy during World War II, and is best known for commanding the Amphibious Force during the ...more

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Edward L. Beach, Sr. is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list Famous People Buried in Golden Gate National Cemetery
Died at 76 (1867-1943) Edward Latimer Beach, Sr., was a United States Navy officer and author. He served in three of the United States' wars, ranging from the Spanish–American War up through World War I. He was the ...more

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Charles A. Lockwood is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list Famous People Buried in Golden Gate National Cemetery
Died at 77 (1890-1967) Charles Andrews Lockwood was a Vice-Admiral and Flag Officer of the United States Navy. He is known in submarine history as the legendary commander of Submarine Force Pacific Fleet during World ...more

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Raymond A. Spruance is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list Famous People Buried in Golden Gate National Cemetery
Died at 83 (1886-1969) Raymond Ames Spruance was a United States Navy admiral in World War II. Spruance commanded US naval forces during two of the most significant naval battles that took place in the Pacific ...more

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George F. Moore is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list Famous People Buried in Golden Gate National Cemetery
George F. Moore Died at 62 (1887-1949) George Fleming Moore was a highly decorated Officer of the United States Army with the rank of Major General. General Moore commanded the Harbor Defenses of Manila and Subic Bays and the ...more

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Reinhardt J. Keppler is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list Famous People Buried in Golden Gate National Cemetery
Reinhardt J. Keppler Died at 24 (1918-1942) Reinhardt John Keppler was an American navy serviceman who posthumously received the Medal of Honor for his actions during the Naval Battle of Guadalcanal in World War II.

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Harold Gonsalves is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list Famous People Buried in Golden Gate National Cemetery
Harold Gonsalves Died at 19 (1926-1945) Harold Gonsalves was a United States Marine Corps private first class who was killed in action during the Battle of Okinawa in World War II. He was awarded the nation's highest military award ...more

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Robert H. Young is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list Famous People Buried in Golden Gate National Cemetery
Robert H. Young Died at 21 (1929-1950) Robert Harley Young was a soldier in the United States Army during the Korean War. He posthumously received the Medal of Honor for his actions on October 9, 1950, and was promoted to the rank of ...more

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Stuart S. Stryker is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list Famous People Buried in Golden Gate National Cemetery
Stuart S. Stryker Died at 21 (1924-1945) Stuart S. Stryker was a United States Army soldier and a recipient of the U.S. military's highest decoration, the Medal of Honor, for his actions in World War II.

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Nelson M. Holderman is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list Famous People Buried in Golden Gate National Cemetery
Nelson M. Holderman Died at 68 (1885-1953) Nelson Miles Holderman was an officer in the United States Army most notable for commanding a company of the Lost Battalion during World War I for which he received the Medal of Honor. He was ...more

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Paul H. Foster is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list Famous People Buried in Golden Gate National Cemetery
Paul H. Foster Died at 28 (1939-1967) Paul Hellstrom Foster was a United States Marine who posthumously received the Medal of Honor for heroism in Vietnam in October 1967.

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David A. Hargrave is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list Famous People Buried in Golden Gate National Cemetery
David A. Hargrave Died at 42 (1946-1988) David Allen Hargrave, known as The Dream Weaver, was a prolific and sometimes controversial game designer and writer of fantasy and science fiction role-playing games. Hargrave's most notable ...more

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Mosheim Feaster is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list Famous People Buried in Golden Gate National Cemetery
Mosheim Feaster Died at 83 (1867-1950) First Lieutenant Mosheim Feaster was an American soldier in the U.S. Army who served with the 7th U.S. Cavalry during the Indian Wars. He was one of twenty-four men awarded the Medal of Honor ...more

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Edward H. Gibson is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list Famous People Buried in Golden Gate National Cemetery
Edward H. Gibson Died at 70 (1872-1942) Edward Herrick Gibson was a United States Army Sergeant received the Medal of Honor for actions during the Philippine-American War. He was awarded the Medal for the same action as Corporal ...more

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Edward A. Bennett is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list Famous People Buried in Golden Gate National Cemetery
Edward A. Bennett Died at 63 (1920-1983) Edward Andrew Bennett, Jr. was a United States Army soldier and a recipient of the United States military's highest decoration—the Medal of Honor—for his actions in World War II.

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Orin D. Haugen is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list Famous People Buried in Golden Gate National Cemetery
Orin D. Haugen Died at 38 (1907-1945) Orin D. Haugen was a Colonel in the United States Army and Commanding Officer of the 511th Parachute Infantry Regiment. Orin D. Haugen was killed during World War II during the Battle of

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Vito R. Bertoldo is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list Famous People Buried in Golden Gate National Cemetery
Vito R. Bertoldo Died at 50 (1916-1966) Vito R. Bertoldo was a United States Army soldier and a recipient of the United States military's highest decoration—the Medal of Honor—for his actions in World War II.

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John J. Clausey is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list Famous People Buried in Golden Gate National Cemetery
John J. Clausey Died at 76 (1875-1951) John Joseph Clausey was a chief gunner's mate serving in the United States Navy during who received the Medal of Honor for bravery.