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Famous People Buried in Holy Cross Cemetery, Colma

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

People here include everything from Joe DiMaggio to George Moscone.

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From celebrity tombs at Holy Cross Cemetery, Colma to legendary locals, these are the most well-known people whose final resting place is Holy Cross Cemetery, Colma. You can find useful information below for these notable people buried in Holy Cross Cemetery, Colma, like what year and where the person was born.
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Joe DiMaggio is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous People Buried in Holy Cross Cemetery, Colma
Dec. at 85 (1914-1999)
Joseph Paul "Joe" DiMaggio, born Giuseppe Paolo DiMaggio, nicknamed "Joltin' Joe" and "The Yankee Clipper", was an American Major League Baseball center fielder who ...more
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George Moscone is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous People Buried in Holy Cross Cemetery, Colma
Dec. at 49 (1929-1978)
George Richard Moscone was an Italian-American attorney and Democratic politician. He was the 37th mayor of San Francisco, California from January 1976 until his assassination in November 1978. ...more
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Amadeo Giannini is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous People Buried in Holy Cross Cemetery, Colma
Dec. at 79 (1870-1949)
Amadeo Pietro Giannini, also known as Amadeo Peter Giannini or A.P. Giannini, born in San Jose, California, was an American banker who founded the Bank of America.
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James D. Phelan is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous People Buried in Holy Cross Cemetery, Colma
Dec. at 69 (1861-1930)
James Duval Phelan was an American politician, civic leader and banker. He served as Mayor of San Francisco from 1897 to 1902 and represented California in the United States Senate from 1915 to ...more
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George Kelly is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list Famous People Buried in Holy Cross Cemetery, Colma
Dec. at 89 (1895-1984)
George Lange Kelly, nicknamed "Long George" and "High Pockets", was a Major League Baseball first baseman. He played most of his MLB career for the New York Giants, but also ...more
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Abigail Folger is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list Famous People Buried in Holy Cross Cemetery, Colma
Dec. at 26 (1943-1969)
Abigail Anne Folger was an American socialite, volunteer, civil rights devotee, and member of the prominent Folger family. She was the great-granddaughter of J. A. Folger, the founder of Folgers ...more
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Vince Guaraldi is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list Famous People Buried in Holy Cross Cemetery, Colma
Dec. at 48 (1928-1976)
Vincent Anthony "Vince" Guaraldi, born Vincent Anthony Dellaglio, was an American jazz musician and pianist noted for his innovative compositions and arrangements and for composing ...more
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John G. Downey is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list Famous People Buried in Holy Cross Cemetery, Colma
Dec. at 67 (1827-1894)
John Gately Downey was an Irish-American politician and the seventh governor of California from January 14, 1860 to January 10, 1862. Until the election of Arnold Schwarzenegger in 2003, Downey ...more
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Eugene Schmitz is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list Famous People Buried in Holy Cross Cemetery, Colma
Dec. at 64 (1864-1928)
Eugene Edward Schmitz was an American politician and the 26th mayor of San Francisco, who became notorious for his conviction by a jury on charges of corruption.
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James A. McDougall is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list Famous People Buried in Holy Cross Cemetery, Colma
Dec. at 50 (1817-1867)
James Alexander McDougall was an American attorney and politician elected to statewide office in two U.S. states, then to the United States House of Representatives and United States Senate. A ...more
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Tirey L. Ford is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list Famous People Buried in Holy Cross Cemetery, Colma
Dec. at 71 (1857-1928)
Tirey Lafayette Ford was a successful and noted San Francisco attorney, State Senator, and Attorney-General of California.
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Babe Pinelli is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list Famous People Buried in Holy Cross Cemetery, Colma
Dec. at 89 (1895-1984)
Ralph Arthur "Babe" Pinelli, born Rinaldo Angelo Paolinelli, was an American third baseman and umpire in Major League Baseball. Born in San Francisco, his playing career was mostly ...more
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William Morris Stewart is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list Famous People Buried in Holy Cross Cemetery, Colma
Dec. at 82 (1827-1909)
William Morris Stewart was an American lawyer and politician.
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Pat Brown is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list Famous People Buried in Holy Cross Cemetery, Colma
Dec. at 91 (1905-1996)
Edmund Gerald “Pat” Brown, Sr. was the 32nd Governor of California from 1959 to 1967 and the father of the 34th and 39th Governor of California, Jerry Brown.
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Ethel Teare is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list Famous People Buried in Holy Cross Cemetery, Colma
Dec. at 65 (1894-1959)
Ethel Teare was an American silent film actress from Phoenix, Arizona.
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Joseph Alioto is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list Famous People Buried in Holy Cross Cemetery, Colma
Dec. at 82 (1916-1998)
Joseph Lawrence Alioto was the 36th mayor of San Francisco, California, from 1968 to 1976.
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Hank Sauer is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list Famous People Buried in Holy Cross Cemetery, Colma
Dec. at 84 (1917-2001)
Henry John "Hank" Sauer was a left fielder in Major League Baseball. From 1941 through 1959, Sauer played for the Cincinnati Reds, Chicago Cubs, St. Louis Cardinals, New York Giants ...more
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Benny Bufano is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list Famous People Buried in Holy Cross Cemetery, Colma
Dec. at 72 (1898-1970)
Beniamino Bufano was a California-based Italian American sculptor, best known for his large-scale monuments representing peace. His modernist work often featured smoothly rounded animals and ...more
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Leo T. McCarthy is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list Famous People Buried in Holy Cross Cemetery, Colma
Dec. at 77 (1930-2007)
Leo Tarcissus McCarthy was a New Zealand-born American politician and businessman. He served as the 43rd lieutenant governor of California from 1983 to 1995. McCarthy was born in Auckland, but ...more
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Eugene Casserly is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list Famous People Buried in Holy Cross Cemetery, Colma
Dec. at 63 (1820-1883)
Eugene Casserly was an Irish-American journalist and lawyer. The son of Patrick S. Casserly, he served in the United States Senate from California.
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John Shelley is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list Famous People Buried in Holy Cross Cemetery, Colma
Dec. at 69 (1905-1974)
John Francis "Jack" Shelley was a U.S. politician. He served as the 35th mayor of San Francisco, from 1964 to 1968, the first Democrat elected to the office in 50 years, and the first ...more
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Frankie Crosetti is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list Famous People Buried in Holy Cross Cemetery, Colma
Dec. at 92 (1910-2002)
Frank Peter Joseph Crosetti was an American baseball shortstop. Nicknamed "The Crow", he spent his entire seventeen-year Major League Baseball career with the New York Yankees before ...more
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Bill Lange is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list Famous People Buried in Holy Cross Cemetery, Colma
Dec. at 79 (1871-1950)
William Alexander "Bill" Lange, also known as "Little Eva", was an American Major League Baseball center fielder, who played his entire seven-year career for the Chicago ...more
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M. H. de Young is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list Famous People Buried in Holy Cross Cemetery, Colma
M. H. de Young Dec. at 76 (1849-1925)
Michael Henry "M. H." de Young was an American journalist and businessman.
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James Graham Fair is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list Famous People Buried in Holy Cross Cemetery, Colma
Dec. at 63 (1831-1894)
James Graham Fair was an Irish immigrant to the United States who became a highly successful mining engineer and businessman. His investments in silver mines in Nevada made him a millionaire, ...more