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

List contains people like Raymond Chandler, George B. Selden.

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

From celebrity tombs at Mount Hope Cemetery to legendary locals, these are the most well-known people whose final resting place is Mount Hope Cemetery. You can find useful information below for these notable people buried in Mount Hope Cemetery, like what year and where the person was born.
Raymond Chandler is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous People Buried in Mount Hope Cemetery
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Raymond Thornton Chandler was an American novelist and screenwriter. In 1932, at age forty-four, Chandler decided to become a detective fiction writer after losing his job as an oil company executive during the Great Depression. His first short story, "Blackmailers Don't Shoot", was published in 1933 in Black Mask, a popular pulp magazine. His first novel, The Big Sleep, was published in 1939. In addition to his short stories, Chandler published seven novels during his lifetime. All but Playback have been made into motion pictures, some several times. In the year before he died, he was elected president of the Mystery Writers of America. He died on March 26, 1959, in La Jolla, ...more

Age: Died at 71 (1888-1959)

Birthplace: Chicago, Illinois, United States of America

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#40 on The Greatest American Writers of All Time

#44 on The Best Novelists of All Time

#5 on The Best Mystery Authors

#4 on The Best Crime Authors

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George B. Selden is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous People Buried in Mount Hope Cemetery
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George Baldwin Selden was a patent lawyer and inventor who was granted a U.S. patent for an automobile in 1895. ...more

Age: Died at 76 (1846-1922)

Birthplace: Clarkson, New York, United States of America

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Seth Green is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous People Buried in Mount Hope Cemetery
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Seth Green was an American pioneer in fish farming. He established the first fish hatchery in the United States in the Town of Caledonia, New York. He was a successful commercial fisherman, operating a large and profitable fish and game market in Rochester, New York. After many years of operating his commercial hatchery in Caledonia, he entered government service with the New York State Fish Commission and eventually became Superintendent of Fisheries for the state of New York. Seth Green's pioneering efforts to raise fish stocks and restore fish populations for sporting purposes established a standard of aquaculture recognized internationally. He is commonly referred to as the "Father of ...more

Age: Died at 71 (1817-1888)

Birthplace: Rochester, New York, United States of America

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Lillian Wald is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous People Buried in Mount Hope Cemetery
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Lillian D. Wald was an American nurse, humanitarian and author. She was known for contributions to human rights and was the founder of American community nursing. She founded the Henry Street Settlement and was an early advocate for nursing in schools. After growing up in Ohio and New York, Wald became a nurse. She briefly attended medical school and began to teach community health classes. After founding the Henry Street Settlement, she became an activist for the rights of women and minorities. She campaigned for suffrage and was a supporter of racial integration. She was involved in the founding of the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People. Wald died in 1940 at the age ...more

Age: Died at 73 (1867-1940)

Birthplace: Cincinnati, Ohio, United States of America

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