Famous People Buried in Ohio

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

This list features Warren G. Harding, William McKinley and more.

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

From celebrity tombs at Ohio to legendary locals, these are the most well-known people whose final resting place is Ohio. You can find useful information below for these notable people buried in Ohio, like what year and where the person was born.
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  • Warren G. Harding
    Dec. at 57 (1865-1923)
    • Birthplace: Ohio, Morrow County, United States, with Territories, Blooming Grove
    Warren Gamaliel Harding (November 2, 1865 – August 2, 1923) was the 29th president of the United States from 1921 until his death in 1923. A member of the Republican Party, he was one of the most ...more
  • John D. Rockefeller
    Dec. at 97 (1839-1937)
    • Birthplace: Richford, New York
    John Davison Rockefeller Sr. (July 8, 1839 – May 23, 1937) was an American business magnate and philanthropist. He is widely considered the wealthiest American of all time, and the richest person ...more
  • William McKinley
    Dec. at 58 (1843-1901)
    • Birthplace: Niles, Ohio, United States of America
    William McKinley Jr. (January 29, 1843 – September 14, 1901) was the 25th president of the United States, serving from March 4, 1897, until his assassination six months into his second term. During ...more
  • Paul Lynde
    Dec. at 55 (1926-1982)
    • Birthplace: Mount Vernon, Ohio, USA
    Paul Edward Lynde (June 13, 1926 – January 11, 1982) was an American comedian, voice artist, game show panelist and actor. A character actor with a distinctively campy and snarky persona that often ...more
  • Orville Wright

    Orville Wright

    Dec. at 76 (1871-1948)
    • Birthplace: Dayton, Ohio
    Orville Wright, 1871 - 1948 Orville Wright was born in 1871 in Dayton, Ohio. He is less well known than his older brother, Wilbur, but had as much influence in the creation of the first airplane as ...more
  • Wilbur Wright
    Dec. at 45 (1867-1912)
    • Birthplace: Millville, Liberty Township, Indiana
    Wilbur Wright (April 16, 1867 – May 30, 1912) was the older of the two Wright brothers (the other being Orville), two Americans credited with inventing and building the world's first successful ...more