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Famous People Buried in Long Island National Cemetery

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

This is a list that includes people like Frank Silvera and Maurice Gosfield.

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

From celebrity tombs at Long Island National Cemetery to legendary locals, these are the most well-known people whose final resting place is Long Island National Cemetery. You can find useful information below for these notable people buried in Long Island National Cemetery, like what year and where the person was born.
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Frank Silvera is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous People Buried in Long Island National Cemetery
Dec. at 56 (1914-1970)

Birthplace: Kingston, Jamaica

Frank Alvin Silvera (July 24, 1914 – June 11, 1970) was a Jamaican-born American character actor and theatrical director.Born in Kingston, Jamaica and raised in Boston, Silvera dropped out of ...more
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Pvt. Matthew M. Landano ... is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous People Buried in Long Island National Cemetery
Dec. at 22 (1943-1965)
Matthew Landano was a passenger onboard American Airlines flight 383. He was killed in the crash on November 8,1965. Private Landano was a Vietnam veteran.
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Maurice Gosfield is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous People Buried in Long Island National Cemetery
Dec. at 51 (1913-1964)

Birthplace: New York City, New York, United States of America

Maurice Lionel Gosfield (January 28, 1913 – October 19, 1964) was an American stage, film, radio and television actor, best remembered for his portrayal of Private Duane Doberman on the 1950s ...more
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William Henry Gowan is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous People Buried in Long Island National Cemetery
William Henry Gowan Dec. at 73 (1884-1957)

Birthplace: Rye, New York

William Henry Gowan (June 2, 1884 – May 22, 1957) was a United States Navy sailor and a recipient of the United States military's highest decoration, the Medal of Honor. He was awarded the medal ...more
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August Holtz is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list Famous People Buried in Long Island National Cemetery
August Holtz Dec. at 67 (1871-1938)

Birthplace: St. Louis, Missouri

August Holtz (February 12, 1871 – March 5, 1938) was a United States Navy sailor and a recipient of the United States military's highest decoration, the Medal of Honor.
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Richard Nettleton is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list Famous People Buried in Long Island National Cemetery
Richard Nettleton
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William Thompson is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list Famous People Buried in Long Island National Cemetery
William Thompson Dec. at 23 (1927-1950)

Birthplace: New York City, New York

William Henry Thompson (16 August 1927 – 6 August 1950) was a United States Army soldier and a recipient of the United States military's highest decoration, the Medal of Honor, for his actions ...more
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Michael Valente is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list Famous People Buried in Long Island National Cemetery
Michael Valente Dec. at 81 (1895-1976)

Birthplace: Cassino, Italy

Michael Valente (February 5, 1895 – January 10, 1976) was an Italian-born American soldier who served the United States Army in World War I. He received the United States military's highest ...more
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Charles W. Shea is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list Famous People Buried in Long Island National Cemetery
Charles W. Shea Dec. at 73 (1921-1994)

Birthplace: New York City, New York

Charles William Shea (August 24, 1921 – April 7, 1994) was a United States Army officer and a recipient of the United States military's highest decoration—the Medal of Honor—for his actions in ...more
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Anthony Casamento is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list Famous People Buried in Long Island National Cemetery
Anthony Casamento Dec. at 67 (1920-1987)

Birthplace: Manhattan, New York City, New York

Corporal Anthony Casamento, (November 16, 1920–July 18, 1987) was presented the Medal of Honor by President Jimmy Carter on September 12, 1980, in a ceremony in the White House Rose Garden, 38 ...more
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John E. Warren, Jr. is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list Famous People Buried in Long Island National Cemetery
John E. Warren, Jr. Dec. at 23 (1946-1969)

Birthplace: New York City, New York

John Earl Warren Jr. (November 16, 1946 – January 14, 1969) was a United States Army officer and a recipient of the U.S. military's highest decoration — the Medal of Honor — for his actions in ...more
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Sydney G. Gumpertz is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list Famous People Buried in Long Island National Cemetery
Sydney G. Gumpertz Dec. at 92 (1879-1971)

Birthplace: California

Sydney G. Gumpertz (October 24, 1879 - February 16, 1971) was a United States Army First Sergeant and recipient to the highest military decoration for valor in combat — the Medal of Honor — ...more
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John J. Kedenburg is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list Famous People Buried in Long Island National Cemetery
John J. Kedenburg Dec. at 22 (1946-1968)

Birthplace: New York City, New York

John James Kedenburg (July 31, 1946 – June 14, 1968) 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 the ...more
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Joseph E. Schaefer is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list Famous People Buried in Long Island National Cemetery
Joseph E. Schaefer Dec. at 69 (1918-1987)

Birthplace: New York City, New York

Joseph Edward Schaefer (December 27, 1918 – March 16, 1987) was a United States Army soldier and a recipient of the United States military's highest decoration—the Medal of Honor—for his actions ...more
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James A. Walsh is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list Famous People Buried in Long Island National Cemetery
James A. Walsh Dec. at 63 (1897-1960)

Birthplace: New York City, New York

James Aloysius Walsh (July 24, 1897 – May 29, 1960) was a United States Navy sailor and a recipient of the U.S. military's highest decoration, the Medal of Honor, for his role in the occupation ...more
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John Everetts is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list Famous People Buried in Long Island National Cemetery
John Everetts Dec. at 83 (1873-1956)

Birthplace: Thorold, Canada

John Everetts (August 25, 1873 – September 12, 1956) was a United States Navy sailor and a recipient of the United States military's highest decoration, the Medal of Honor.
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Robert Galbraith is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list Famous People Buried in Long Island National Cemetery
Robert Galbraith Dec. at 71 (1878-1949)

Birthplace: New York City, New York

Robert Galbraith ((1878-02-18)18 February 1878 – (1949-05-13)13 May 1949) was a United States Navy recipient of the Medal of Honor for his actions in the Philippine–American War.
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Thomas Mitchell is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list Famous People Buried in Long Island National Cemetery
Thomas Mitchell Dec. at 85 (1857-1942)

Birthplace: New York City, New York

Thomas Mitchell (1857 – July 18, 1942) was a United States Navy sailor and a recipient of the United States military's highest decoration, the Medal of Honor. Born in 1857 in New York, New York, ...more
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Heinrich Behnke is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list Famous People Buried in Long Island National Cemetery
Heinrich Behnke Dec. at 70 (1882-1952)

Birthplace: Germany

Heinrich Behnke (April 10, 1882 – June 19, 1952) was a seaman first class serving in the United States Navy who received the Medal of Honor for bravery.
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Bernard J. Ray is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list Famous People Buried in Long Island National Cemetery
Bernard J. Ray Dec. at 23 (1921-1944)

Birthplace: New York City, New York

Bernard James Ray (June 9, 1921 – November 17, 1944) was a United States Army officer and a recipient of the United States military's highest decoration—the Medal of Honor—for his actions in ...more