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

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

From celebrity tombs at Lexington Cemetery to legendary locals, these are the most well-known people whose final resting place is Lexington Cemetery. You can find useful information below for these notable people buried in Lexington Cemetery, like what year and where the person was born.
Henry Clay is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous People Buried in Lexington Cemetery
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Henry Clay, Sr. was an American lawyer, politician, and skilled orator who represented Kentucky in both the United States Senate and House of Representatives. He served three different terms as Speaker of the House of Representatives and was also Secretary of State from 1825 to 1829. He lost his ...more

Age: Died at 75 (1777-1852)

Birthplace: Virginia, USA

Profession: Statesman, Politician, Lawyer

Also Ranked

#47 on The Most Important Leaders in U.S. History

#22 on The Most Influential Politicians in American History

#14 on The Best Former US Secretaries of State of All Time

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Jim Varney is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous People Buried in Lexington Cemetery
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James Albert "Jim" Varney, Jr. was an American actor, voice actor, comedian, and writer best known for his role as Ernest P. Worrell, who was used in numerous television commercial campaigns and movies, giving Varney fame worldwide and for playing Jed Clampett in the 1993 movie version of The ...more

Age: Died at 51 (1949-2000)

Birthplace: Lexington, Kentucky, United States of America

Profession: Comedian, Musician, Actor, Voice acting, Writer

Credits: Toy Story, Toy Story 2, Atlantis: The Lost Empire, Ernest Saves Christmas, Ernest Goes to Camp, + more

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#81 on Which Actor Would You Bring Back for One Final Movie?

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Eugene Willford "Gene" Markey was an American author, producer, screenwriter, and highly decorated naval officer. ...more

Age: Died at 85 (1895-1980)

Birthplace: Jackson, Michigan, United States of America

Profession: Journalist, Soldier, Film Producer, Screenwriter, Author, + more

Credits: Baby Face, The Hound of the Baskervilles, Kentucky, The Florodora Girl, Private Number, + more

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James Carson Breckinridge is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous People Buried in Lexington Cemetery
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James Carson Breckinridge was a lieutenant general of the United States Marine Corps. He was the son of Clifton Rhodes Breckinridge and a member of the prominent Breckinridge family. ...more

Age: Died at 65 (1877-1942)

Birthplace: Memphis, Tennessee, United States of America

Profession: Soldier

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