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List of famous people buried in Mount Auburn 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 Mount Auburn Cemetery. If you're ever visiting Mount Auburn 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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From celebrity tombs at Mount Auburn Cemetery to legendary locals, these are the most well-known people whose final resting place is Mount Auburn Cemetery. You can find useful information below for these notable people buried in Mount Auburn Cemetery, like what year and where the person was born.

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Edwin Booth is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous People Buried in Mount Auburn Cemetery
Dec. at 60 (1833-1893) Edwin Thomas Booth was a famous 19th-century American actor who toured throughout America and the major capitals of Europe, performing Shakespearean plays. In 1869 he founded Booth's Theatre in ...more

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Robert Creeley is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous People Buried in Mount Auburn Cemetery
Dec. at 79 (1926-2005) Robert Creeley was an American poet and author of more than sixty books. He is usually associated with the Black Mountain poets, though his verse aesthetic diverged from that school's. He was ...more

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Benjamin Waterhouse is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous People Buried in Mount Auburn Cemetery
Dec. at 92 (1754-1846) Benjamin Waterhouse was a physician, co-founder and professor of Harvard Medical School. He is most well known for being the first doctor to test the smallpox vaccine in the United States, which ...more

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George Aiken is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous People Buried in Mount Auburn Cemetery
Dec. at 46 (1830-1876) George L. Aiken was a nineteenth-century American playwright and actor who is best known for writing the most popular of the numerous stage adaptations of Harriet Beecher Stowe's Uncle Tom's ...more

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Jeremy Belknap is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list Famous People Buried in Mount Auburn Cemetery
Dec. at 54 (1744-1798) Jeremy Belknap was an American clergyman and historian. His great achievement was the History of New Hampshire, published in three volumes between 1784 and 1792. This work is the first modern ...more

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Albion P. Howe is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list Famous People Buried in Mount Auburn Cemetery
Dec. at 79 (1818-1897) Albion Parris Howe was a Union Army general in the American Civil War. Howe's contentious relationships with superior officers in the Army of the Potomac eventually led to his being deprived of ...more

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James Henry Carleton is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list Famous People Buried in Mount Auburn Cemetery
Dec. at 59 (1814-1873) James Henry Carleton was an officer in the U. S. Army and a general in the Union army during the American Civil War. Carleton is best known as an Indian fighter in the southwestern United

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Elisha Hunt Allen is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list Famous People Buried in Mount Auburn Cemetery
Dec. at 79 (1804-1883) Elisha Hunt Allen was an American congressman, lawyer and diplomat, and judge and diplomat for the Kingdom of Hawaii.

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Edward Burgess is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list Famous People Buried in Mount Auburn Cemetery
Dec. at 43 (1848-1891) Edward Burgess was an American yacht designer, born June 30, 1848 in West Sandwich, Massachusetts. Edward is fifth son of Benjamin Franklin Burgess and Cordelia Williams Ellis. The Burgess ...more

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Elbridge Ayer Burbank is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list Famous People Buried in Mount Auburn Cemetery
Dec. at 91 (1858-1949) Elbridge Ayer Burbank was an American artist who sketched and painted more than 1200 portraits of Native Americans from 125 tribes. He studied art in Chicago and in his 30s traveled to Munich, ...more

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Edward Needles Hallowell is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list Famous People Buried in Mount Auburn Cemetery
Edward Needles Hallowell Dec. at 35 (1836-1871) Edward "Ned" Needles Hallowell was an officer in the Union Army during the American Civil War, commanding the 54th Massachusetts Volunteer Infantry following the death of Colonel ...more

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Robert Cowdin is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list Famous People Buried in Mount Auburn Cemetery
Robert Cowdin Dec. at 69 (1805-1874) Robert Cowdin was a businessman, a field officer in the Union Army during the American Civil War and a local politician in Massachusetts. Cowdin was colonel of the 1st Massachusetts Infantry and ...more

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Randall Thompson is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list Famous People Buried in Mount Auburn Cemetery
Randall Thompson Dec. at 85 (1899-1984) Randall Thompson was an American composer, particularly noted for his choral works.

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Henry L. Eustis is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list Famous People Buried in Mount Auburn Cemetery
Henry L. Eustis Dec. at 66 (1819-1885) Henry Lawrence Eustis was a civil engineer, college professor, and soldier who served as a general in the Union Army during the American Civil War.

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William S. Tilton is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list Famous People Buried in Mount Auburn Cemetery
William S. Tilton Dec. at 61 (1828-1889) William Stowell Tilton was an American businessman and soldier who led a regiment, and occasionally a brigade, in the Army of the Potomac during the American Civil War. He and his men were ...more

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Thomas Cass is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list Famous People Buried in Mount Auburn Cemetery
Thomas Cass Dec. at 41 (1821-1862) Colonel Thomas Cass founded and was commander of the 9th Regiment Massachusetts Volunteer Infantry of the Union Army, which saw extensive service in the American Civil War. Cass was wounded at ...more

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Edward F. Jones is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list Famous People Buried in Mount Auburn Cemetery
Edward F. Jones Dec. at 85 (1828-1913) Edward Franc Jones was an American merchant, manufacturer, author and politician from New York.

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Thomas Edward Chickering is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list Famous People Buried in Mount Auburn Cemetery
Thomas Edward Chickering Dec. at 47 (1824-1871) Thomas Edward Chickering was a piano manufacturer and soldier. The Chickering and Sons piano manufacturing company was established by Thomas Chickering's father and was among the first and most ...more

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Greely S. Curtis is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list Famous People Buried in Mount Auburn Cemetery
Greely S. Curtis Dec. at 67 (1830-1897) Greely Stevenson Curtis was a volunteer officer in the Union Army during the American Civil War.

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Henry Coffin Nevins is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list Famous People Buried in Mount Auburn Cemetery
Henry Coffin Nevins Dec. at 49 (1843-1892) Col. Henry Coffin Nevins was an industrialist from an established New England family in the city of Methuen, Massachusetts.

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Joseph Cushing Edmands is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list Famous People Buried in Mount Auburn Cemetery
Joseph Cushing Edmands Dec. at 36 (1842-1878) Joseph Cushing Edmands was a volunteer soldier in the Union Army during the American Civil War who attained the grade of colonel and in 1866 was awarded the honorary grade of brevet brigadier