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Famous People Buried in Green-Wood Cemetery

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

The list you're viewing has a variety of people, like Jean-Michel Basquiat and DeWolf Hopper, in it.

This list answers the questions "Which famous people are buried in Greenwood Cemetery?" and "Which celebrities are buried in Green-Wood Cemetery?"

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

    Jean-Michel Basquiat

    Dec. at 28 (1960-1988)

    BirthplaceNew York City, USA, New York

    Jean-Michel Basquiat (French: [ʒɑ̃ miʃɛl baskija]; December 22, 1960 – August 12, 1988) was an... more on Wikipedia

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    Frank Morgan

    Frank Morgan

    Age: Died at 59 (1890-1949)

    BirthplaceNew York City, USA, New York

    Francis Phillip Wuppermann (June 1, 1890 – September 18, 1949), known professionally as Frank... more on Wikipedia

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    Henry B Bolster

    Henry B Bolster

    Dec. at 67 (1792-1859)

    BirthplaceStoddard, New Hampshire

    Henry B Bolster was a politically active entrepreneur in Manhattan New York during the early... more on Wikipedia
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    DeWolf Hopper

    DeWolf Hopper

    Dec. at 77 (1858-1935)

    BirthplaceNew York City, New York, United States of America

    William DeWolf Hopper (March 30, 1858 – September 23, 1935) was an American actor, singer,... more on Wikipedia
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    Ormsby M. Mitchel

    Ormsby M. Mitchel

    Dec. at 52 (1810-1862)

    BirthplaceKentucky

    Ormsby MacKnight (or McKnight) Mitchel (August 28, 1810, or possibly 1809, – October 31, 1862)... more on Wikipedia
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    Louis Comfort Tiffany

    Louis Comfort Tiffany

    Dec. at 85 (1848-1933)

    BirthplaceNew York City, New York

    Louis Comfort Tiffany (February 18, 1848 – January 17, 1933) was an American artist and... more on Wikipedia
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    Henry Warner Slocum

    Henry Warner Slocum

    Dec. at 67 (1827-1894)

    BirthplacePompey, New York, United States of America

    Henry Warner Slocum, Sr. (September 24, 1827 – April 14, 1894), was a Union general during the... more on Wikipedia
  • 8
    Fitz John Porter

    Fitz John Porter

    Dec. at 79 (1822-1901)

    BirthplacePortsmouth, New Hampshire

    Fitz John Porter (August 31, 1822 – May 21, 1901) (sometimes written FitzJohn Porter or... more on Wikipedia
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    Henry Halleck

    Henry Halleck

    Dec. at 57 (1815-1872)

    BirthplaceNew York

    Henry Wager Halleck (January 16, 1815 – January 9, 1872) was a United States Army officer,... more on Wikipedia
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    Asa Bird Gardiner

    Asa Bird Gardiner

    Dec. at 80 (1839-1919)

    BirthplaceManhattan, New York City, New York

    Asa Bird Gardiner (September 30, 1839 – May 24, 1919) was a controversial American soldier,... more on Wikipedia
  • 11

    Ole Singstad

    Dec. at 87 (1882-1969)

    BirthplaceAgdenes, Norway

    Ole Knutsen Singstad was a Norwegian-American civil engineer who innovated the ventilation... more on Wikipedia
  • 12
    Florence La Badie

    Florence La Badie

    Dec. at 29 (1888-1917)

    BirthplaceNew York City, New York, United States of America

    Florence La Badie (born Florence Russ; April 27, 1888 – October 13, 1917) was an American... more on Wikipedia
  • 13
    George Crockett Strong

    George Crockett Strong

    Dec. at 31 (1832-1863)

    BirthplaceStockbridge, Vermont

    George Crockett Strong (October 16, 1832 – July 30, 1863) was a Union brigadier general in the... more on Wikipedia
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    Joel Erhardt

    Dec. at 71 (1838-1909)

    BirthplacePottstown, Pennsylvania

    Joel Benedict Erhardt (February 21, 1838 – September 8, 1909) was an American politician,... more on Wikipedia
  • 15
    Daniel Willis James

    Daniel Willis James

    Dec. at 75 (1832-1907)

    BirthplaceLiverpool, United Kingdom

    Daniel Willis James (April 15, 1832 – September 13, 1907) was the son of an American merchant... more on Wikipedia
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    Aaron Ward

    Aaron Ward

    Dec. at 67 (1851-1918)

    BirthplacePhiladelphia, Pennsylvania

    Rear Admiral Aaron Ward (October 10, 1851 – July 5, 1918) was an officer in the United States... more on Wikipedia
  • 17
    Francis B. Spinola

    Francis B. Spinola

    Dec. at 70 (1821-1891)

    BirthplaceContiguous United States, New York, Old Field, Suffolk County, United States of America

    Francis Barretto Spinola (March 19, 1821 – April 14, 1891) was an American politician and... more on Wikipedia
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    Edward Ferrero

    Edward Ferrero

    Dec. at 68 (1831-1899)

    BirthplaceGranada, Spain

    Edward Ferrero (January 18, 1831 – December 11, 1899) was one of the leading dance... more on Wikipedia
  • 19
    Charles Lewis Tiffany

    Charles Lewis Tiffany

    Dec. at 90 (1812-1902)

    BirthplaceKillingly, Connecticut

    Charles Lewis Tiffany (February 15, 1812 – February 18, 1902) was a nineteenth century leader... more on Wikipedia
  • 20
    Richard Delafield

    Richard Delafield

    Dec. at 75 (1798-1873)

    BirthplaceNew York City, New York

    Richard Delafield (September 1, 1798 – November 5, 1873) was a United States Army officer for... more on Wikipedia
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    Thomas William Sweeny

    Thomas William Sweeny

    Dec. at 72 (1820-1892)

    BirthplaceCork, Republic of Ireland

    Thomas William Sweeny (December 25, 1820 – April 10, 1892) was an Irish-American soldier who... more on Wikipedia
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    Robert Roosevelt

    Robert Roosevelt

    Dec. at 77 (1829-1906)

    BirthplaceNew York City, New York, United States of America

    Robert Barnhill Roosevelt, also known as Robert Barnwell Roosevelt (August 7, 1829 – June 14,... more on Wikipedia
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    Charles S. Wainwright

    Dec. at 81 (1826-1907)

    BirthplaceNew York City, New York

    Charles Shiels Wainwright (December 31, 1826 – September 13, 1907) was a produce farmer in the... more on Wikipedia
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    Laura Keene

    Laura Keene

    Dec. at 47 (1826-1873)

    BirthplaceWinchester, United Kingdom

    Laura Keene (20 July 1826 – 4 November 1873) was a British stage actress and theatre manager.... more on Wikipedia
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    Henry Chadwick

    Henry Chadwick

    Dec. at 84 (1824-1908)

    BirthplaceExeter, United Kingdom

    Henry Chadwick (October 5, 1824 – April 20, 1908) was an English-American sportswriter,... more on Wikipedia