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

This list below has a variety of people, like John Forsythe and Herman Hollerith, in it.

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

From celebrity tombs at Oak Hill Cemetery to legendary locals, these are the most well-known people whose final resting place is Oak Hill Cemetery. You can find useful information below for these notable people buried in Oak Hill Cemetery, like what year and where the person was born.

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John Forsythe is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous People Buried in Oak Hill Cemetery
Dec. at 92 (1918-2010)
John Forsythe was an American stage, television, and film actor. Forsythe starred in three television series, spanning four decades and three genres: as single playboy father, Bentley Gregg, in ...more

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Herman Hollerith is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous People Buried in Oak Hill Cemetery
Dec. at 69 (1860-1929)
Herman Hollerith was an American statistician and inventor who developed a mechanical tabulator based on punched cards to rapidly tabulate statistics from millions of pieces of data. He was the ...more

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Sojourner Truth is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous People Buried in Oak Hill Cemetery
Sojourner Truth was an African-American abolitionist and women's rights activist. Truth was born into slavery in Swartekill, Ulster County, New York, but escaped with her infant daughter to ...more

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Sylvia Likens is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous People Buried in Oak Hill Cemetery
Dec. at 16 (1949-1965)
Sylvia Marie Likens was an American murder victim. She was tortured to death by Gertrude Baniszewski, Baniszewski's children, and other young people from their neighborhood. Her parents, who ...more

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Albert Pike is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list Famous People Buried in Oak Hill Cemetery
Dec. at 82 (1809-1891)
Albert Pike was an American attorney, Confederate officer, writer, and Freemason.

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Joseph Henry is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list Famous People Buried in Oak Hill Cemetery
Joseph Henry Dec. at 81 (1797-1878)
Joseph Henry was an American scientist who served as the first Secretary of the Smithsonian Institution, Joseph was an American scientist who invented electromagnets. He was the secretary for ...more

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Charles Griffin is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list Famous People Buried in Oak Hill Cemetery
Dec. at 42 (1825-1867)
Charles Griffin was a career officer in the United States Army and a Union general in the American Civil War. He rose to command a corps in the Army of the Potomac and fought in many of the key ...more

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William Ledyard Rodgers is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list Famous People Buried in Oak Hill Cemetery
William Ledyard Rodgers Dec. at 84 (1860-1944)
William Ledyard Rodgers was a vice admiral of the United States Navy. His career included service in the Spanish-American War and World War I, and a tour as President of the Naval War College. ...more

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Samuel S. Carroll is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list Famous People Buried in Oak Hill Cemetery
Samuel S. Carroll Dec. at 61 (1832-1893)
Samuel Sprigg "Red" Carroll was a career officer in the United States Army who rose to the rank of brigadier general during the American Civil War. The Maryland native was most known ...more

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George Eustis, Jr. is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list Famous People Buried in Oak Hill Cemetery
Dec. at 44 (1828-1872)
George Eustis, Jr. was an American lawyer and politician.

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William M. Dunn is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list Famous People Buried in Oak Hill Cemetery
William M. Dunn Dec. at 73 (1814-1887)
William McKee Dunn was a U.S. Representative from Indiana and the Judge Advocate General of the United States Army.

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William Wallace Lincoln is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list Famous People Buried in Oak Hill Cemetery
William Wallace Lincoln Dec. at 12 (1850-1862)
William Wallace "Willie" Lincoln was the third son of Abraham Lincoln and Mary Todd Lincoln. He died of an illness at the age of 11. He was named after Mary's brother-in-law Dr.

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Horace Capron is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list Famous People Buried in Oak Hill Cemetery
Horace Capron Dec. at 81 (1804-1885)
Horace Capron was an American businessman and agriculturalist, a founder of Laurel, Maryland, a Union officer in the American Civil War, the United States Commissioner of Agriculture under U.S. ...more

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Thomas Jesup is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list Famous People Buried in Oak Hill Cemetery
Thomas Jesup Dec. at 72 (1788-1860)
Thomas Sidney Jesup, USA was an American military officer known as the "Father of the Modern Quartermaster Corps". He was born in Berkeley County, Virginia. He began his military ...more

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Reuben D. Mussey, Jr. is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list Famous People Buried in Oak Hill Cemetery
Reuben D. Mussey, Jr. Dec. at 59 (1833-1892)
Reuben D. Mussey, Jr. was a Union Army colonel during the American Civil War and a distinguished lawyer. Between April 1865 and November 1865, Mussey was President Andrew Johnson's private ...more

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John B. Montgomery is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list Famous People Buried in Oak Hill Cemetery
John B. Montgomery Dec. at 78 (1794-1872)
John Berrien Montgomery was an officer in the United States Navy who served during the Mexican-American War and the American Civil War.

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Charles Henry Tompkins is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list Famous People Buried in Oak Hill Cemetery
Charles Henry Tompkins Dec. at 85 (1830-1915)
Charles Henry Tompkins was a Union Army colonel, who received an appointment to the brevet grade of Brigadier General of volunteers during the American Civil War. He was a recipient of the Medal ...more

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Peter V. Hagner is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list Famous People Buried in Oak Hill Cemetery
Peter V. Hagner Dec. at 78 (1815-1893)
Peter Valentine Hagner was an officer of ordnance who served for over 40 years in the United States Army and was Brevetted Brigadier General.

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Walter Donald Douglas is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list Famous People Buried in Oak Hill Cemetery
Walter Donald Douglas Dec. at 51 (1861-1912)
Walter Donald Douglas was an American business executive who traveled first class aboard the Titanic with his wife, Mahala, and maid, Berthe Leroy, in cabin C-86.