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

Examples of people on this list include Glenn Miller and J. Willard Gibbs.

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

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Glenn Miller is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous People Buried in Grove Street Cemetery, New Haven
Dec. at 40 (1904-1944) Alton Glenn Miller was an American big band musician, arranger, composer, and bandleader in the swing era. He was the best-selling recording artist from 1939 to 1943, leading one of the best ...more

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Eli Whitney is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous People Buried in Grove Street Cemetery, New Haven
Dec. at 60 (1765-1825) Eli Whitney was an American inventor best known for inventing the cotton gin. This was one of the key inventions of the Industrial Revolution and shaped the economy of the Antebellum South. ...more

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Charles Goodyear is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous People Buried in Grove Street Cemetery, New Haven
Dec. at 60 (1800-1860) Charles Goodyear was an American self-taught chemist and manufacturing engineer who developed vulcanized rubber, for which he received patent number 3633 from the United States Patent Office on ...more

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Eli Whitney Blake is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous People Buried in Grove Street Cemetery, New Haven
Dec. at 91 (1795-1886) Eli Whitney Blake, Sr. was an American inventor, best known for his mortise lock and stone-crushing machine, the latter of which earned him a place into the National Inventors Hall of Fame.

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J. Willard Gibbs is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list Famous People Buried in Grove Street Cemetery, New Haven
Dec. at 64 (1839-1903) Josiah Willard Gibbs was an American scientist who made important theoretical contributions to physics, chemistry, and mathematics. His work on the applications of thermodynamics was ...more

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A. Bartlett Giamatti is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list Famous People Buried in Grove Street Cemetery, New Haven
Dec. at 51 (1938-1989) Angelo Bartlett "Bart" Giamatti was the president of Yale University and later the seventh Commissioner of Major League Baseball. Giamatti negotiated the agreement terminating the Pete ...more

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Walter Camp is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list Famous People Buried in Grove Street Cemetery, New Haven
Dec. at 66 (1859-1925) Walter Chauncey Camp was an American football player, coach, and sports writer known as the "Father of American Football". He invented the sport's line of scrimmage and the system of ...more

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John Gamble Kirkwood is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list Famous People Buried in Grove Street Cemetery, New Haven
Dec. at 52 (1907-1959) John "Jack" Gamble Kirkwood was a noted chemist and physicist, holding faculty positions at Cornell University, the University of Chicago, California Institute of Technology, and Yale

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Patricia Goldman-Rakic is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list Famous People Buried in Grove Street Cemetery, New Haven
Dec. at 66 (1937-2003) Patricia Goldman-Rakic née Shoer was an American neuroscientist/neurobiologist known for her pioneering study of the frontal lobe and her work on the cellular basis of working memory.

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Noah Webster is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list Famous People Buried in Grove Street Cemetery, New Haven
Dec. at 85 (1758-1843) Noah Webster, Jr., was an American lexicographer, textbook pioneer, English-language spelling reformer, political writer, editor, and prolific author. He has been called the "Father of ...more

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Lars Onsager is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list Famous People Buried in Grove Street Cemetery, New Haven
Dec. at 73 (1903-1976) Lars Onsager was a Norwegian-born American physical chemist and theoretical physicist, winner of the 1968 Nobel Prize in Chemistry. He held the Gibbs Professorship of Theoretical Chemistry at ...more

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Kingman Brewster, Jr. is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list Famous People Buried in Grove Street Cemetery, New Haven
Dec. at 69 (1919-1988) Kingman Brewster, Jr., was an educator, president of Yale University, and American diplomat.

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Benjamin Silliman is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list Famous People Buried in Grove Street Cemetery, New Haven
Dec. at 85 (1779-1864) Benjamin Silliman was an early American chemist and science educator. He was one of first American professors of science, at Yale College, the first person to distill petroleum, and a founder of ...more

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Timothy Dwight IV is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list Famous People Buried in Grove Street Cemetery, New Haven
Dec. at 65 (1752-1817) Timothy Dwight was an American academic and educator, a Congregationalist minister, theologian, and author. He was the eighth president of Yale College.

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Othniel Charles Marsh is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list Famous People Buried in Grove Street Cemetery, New Haven
Dec. at 68 (1831-1899) Othniel Charles Marsh was an American paleontologist. Marsh was one of the preeminent scientists in the field; the discovery or description of dozens of new species and theories on the origins ...more

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David Humphreys is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list Famous People Buried in Grove Street Cemetery, New Haven
Dec. at 66 (1752-1818) David Humphreys was an American Revolutionary War colonel and aide de camp to George Washington, American minister to Portugal and then to Spain, entrepreneur who brought Merino sheep to America ...more

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Roger Sherman Baldwin is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list Famous People Buried in Grove Street Cemetery, New Haven
Dec. at 70 (1793-1863) Roger Sherman Baldwin was an American lawyer involved in the Amistad case. Later, he was the 32nd Governor of Connecticut from 1844 to 1846 and a United States Senator from 1847 to 1851.

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Ithiel Town is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list Famous People Buried in Grove Street Cemetery, New Haven
Dec. at 60 (1784-1844) Ithiel Town was a prominent American architect and civil engineer. One of the first generation of professional architects in the United States, Town made significant contributions to American ...more

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Elias Loomis is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list Famous People Buried in Grove Street Cemetery, New Haven
Dec. at 78 (1811-1889) Elias Loomis was an American mathematician.

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Roger Sherman is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list Famous People Buried in Grove Street Cemetery, New Haven
Dec. at 72 (1721-1793) Roger Sherman was an early American lawyer and politician, as well as a Founding Father of the United States. He served as the first mayor of New Haven, Connecticut, and served on the Committee ...more

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Lyman Beecher is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list Famous People Buried in Grove Street Cemetery, New Haven
Dec. at 88 (1775-1863) Lyman Beecher was a Presbyterian minister, American Temperance Society co-founder and leader, and the father of 13 children, many of whom became noted figures, including Harriet Beecher Stowe, ...more

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Ezra Stiles is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list Famous People Buried in Grove Street Cemetery, New Haven
Dec. at 68 (1727-1795) Ezra Stiles was an American academic and educator, a Congregationalist minister, theologian and author. He was president of Yale College.

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James Rowland Angell is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list Famous People Buried in Grove Street Cemetery, New Haven
Dec. at 80 (1869-1949) James Rowland Angell was an American psychologist and educator. He served as the president of Yale University between 1921 and 1937. His father, James Burrill Angell, was president of the ...more

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Hubert Anson Newton is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list Famous People Buried in Grove Street Cemetery, New Haven
Dec. at 66 (1830-1896) Hubert Anson Newton was an American astronomer and mathematician, noted for his research on meteors. He was born at Sherburne, New York, and graduated from Yale in 1850 with a B.A. The ...more

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Elizur Goodrich is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list Famous People Buried in Grove Street Cemetery, New Haven
Dec. at 88 (1761-1849) Elizur Goodrich was an eighteenth-century American lawyer and politician from Connecticut. He served as a United States Representative from Connecticut and Collector of Customs.

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Alfred Whitney Griswold is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list Famous People Buried in Grove Street Cemetery, New Haven
Dec. at 57 (1906-1963) Alfred Whitney Griswold, who went by his second given name, was an American historian and educator. He served as President of Yale University, New Haven, Connecticut, USA.

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Charles Seymour is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list Famous People Buried in Grove Street Cemetery, New Haven
Dec. at 78 (1885-1963) Charles Seymour was an American academic, historian and President of Yale University from 1937 to 1951.

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Denison Olmsted is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list Famous People Buried in Grove Street Cemetery, New Haven
Dec. at 68 (1791-1859) Denison Olmsted, U.S. physicist and astronomer, was born at East Hartford, Connecticut. Professor Olmsted is credited with giving birth to meteor science after the 1833 Leonid meteor shower over ...more

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Noah Porter is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list Famous People Buried in Grove Street Cemetery, New Haven
Dec. at 81 (1811-1892) Rev. Noah Porter, III was an American academic, philosopher, author, lexicographer and President of Yale College.

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Jedidiah Morse is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list Famous People Buried in Grove Street Cemetery, New Haven
Jedidiah Morse Dec. at 65 (1761-1826) Jedidiah Morse was a notable geographer whose textbooks became a staple for students in the United States. He was the father of telegraphy pioneer and painter Samuel F. B. Morse, and his ...more

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Charles Roberts Ingersoll is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list Famous People Buried in Grove Street Cemetery, New Haven
Dec. at 82 (1821-1903) Charles Roberts Ingersoll was an American lawyer and the 47th Governor of Connecticut from 1873 to 1877.

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Benjamin Silliman, Jr. is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list Famous People Buried in Grove Street Cemetery, New Haven
Dec. at 69 (1816-1885) Benjamin Silliman, Jr. was a professor of chemistry at Yale University and instrumental in developing the oil industry. His father Benjamin Silliman Sr., also a famous Yale chemist, developed ...more

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William Huntington Russell is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list Famous People Buried in Grove Street Cemetery, New Haven
Dec. at 76 (1809-1885) William Huntington Russell was an American businessman, educator, and politician. He was the founder of the Yale University secret society Skull and Bones. He was a descendant of several old New ...more

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Alfred Terry is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list Famous People Buried in Grove Street Cemetery, New Haven
Dec. at 63 (1827-1890) Alfred Howe Terry was a Union general in the American Civil War and the military commander of the Dakota Territory from 1866 to 1869 and again from 1872 to 1886.

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William Henry Brewer is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list Famous People Buried in Grove Street Cemetery, New Haven
Dec. at 82 (1828-1910) William Henry Brewer was an American botanist. He worked on the first California Geological Survey and was the first Chair of Agriculture at Yale University's Sheffield Scientific School. ...more

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David Daggett is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list Famous People Buried in Grove Street Cemetery, New Haven
Dec. at 87 (1764-1851) David Daggett was a U.S. senator, mayor of New Haven, Connecticut, Judge of the Connecticut Supreme Court of Errors, and a founder of the Yale Law School.

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Henry Baldwin Harrison is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list Famous People Buried in Grove Street Cemetery, New Haven
Dec. at 80 (1821-1901) Henry Baldwin Harrison was a Republican politician and the 52nd Governor of Connecticut.

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Timothy Dwight V is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list Famous People Buried in Grove Street Cemetery, New Haven
Dec. at 88 (1828-1916) Timothy Dwight V was an American academic, an educator, a Congregational minister, and president of Yale College. During his years as head of the institution, Yale developed as a university.

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Arthur Twining Hadley is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list Famous People Buried in Grove Street Cemetery, New Haven
Arthur Twining Hadley Dec. at 74 (1856-1930) Arthur Twining Hadley was an economist who served as President of Yale University from 1899 to 1921.

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Amos Beebe Eaton is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list Famous People Buried in Grove Street Cemetery, New Haven
Dec. at 71 (1806-1877) Amos Beebe Eaton was a career officer in the United States Army, serving as a general for the Union during the American Civil War.

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Jeremiah Day is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list Famous People Buried in Grove Street Cemetery, New Haven
Dec. at 94 (1773-1867) Jeremiah Day was an American academic, a Congregational minister and President of Yale College.

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Henry W. Edwards is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list Famous People Buried in Grove Street Cemetery, New Haven
Dec. at 68 (1779-1847) Henry Waggaman Edwards was an American lawyer, a Democrat, and the 27th and 29th Governor of the U.S. state of Connecticut.

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Simeon Baldwin is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list Famous People Buried in Grove Street Cemetery, New Haven
Dec. at 90 (1761-1851) Simeon Baldwin was son-in-law of Roger Sherman, father of Connecticut Governor Roger Sherman Baldwin and the grandfather of Connecticut Governor Simeon Eben Baldwin. He was born in Norwich, ...more

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David Wooster is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list Famous People Buried in Grove Street Cemetery, New Haven
Dec. at 66 (1711-1777) David Wooster was an American general who served in the French and Indian War and in the American Revolutionary War. He died of wounds sustained during the Battle of Ridgefield, Connecticut. ...more

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Nathan Smith is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list Famous People Buried in Grove Street Cemetery, New Haven
Dec. at 65 (1770-1835) Nathan Smith was a United States Senator from Connecticut.

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James Mason Hoppin is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list Famous People Buried in Grove Street Cemetery, New Haven
Dec. at 86 (1820-1906) James Mason Hoppin was an American educator and writer. He was born at Providence, Rhode Island; graduated from Yale in 1840, from Harvard Law School in 1842, and from Andover Theological ...more

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Theodore Dwight Woolsey is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list Famous People Buried in Grove Street Cemetery, New Haven
Theodore Dwight Woolsey Dec. at 88 (1801-1889) Theodore Dwight Woolsey was an American academic, author and president of Yale College from 1846 through 1871.

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Timothy Pitkin is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list Famous People Buried in Grove Street Cemetery, New Haven
Dec. at 81 (1766-1847) Timothy Pitkin was an American lawyer, politician, and historian. He graduated from Yale in 1785, taught in the academy at Plainfield, Connecticut for a year, studied law, and was admitted to ...more

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Naphtali Daggett is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list Famous People Buried in Grove Street Cemetery, New Haven
Naphtali Daggett Dec. at 53 (1727-1780) Naphtali Daggett was an American academic and educator. He graduated from Yale University in 1748. Three years later, he became pastor of the Presbyterian Church in Smithtown, Long Island. In ...more

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Andrew Hull Foote is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list Famous People Buried in Grove Street Cemetery, New Haven
Dec. at 57 (1806-1863) Andrew Hull Foote was an American naval officer who was noted for his service in the American Civil War and also for his contributions to several naval reforms in the years prior to the war. ...more