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

Frank Gorshin and Richard B. Mellon are a great starting point for your to rank your favorites on this list

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

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

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Frank Gorshin is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous People Buried in Pittsburgh
Dec. at 72 (1933-2005) Frank John Gorshin, Jr. was an American character actor, impressionist, and comedian. He was perhaps best known as an impressionist, with many guest appearances on The Ed Sullivan Show and ...more

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Thomas Mellon is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous People Buried in Pittsburgh
Dec. at 95 (1813-1908) Thomas Alexander Mellon was a Scotch-Irish American, entrepreneur, lawyer, and judge, best known as the founder of Mellon Bank and patriarch of the Mellon family of Pittsburgh.

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Richard B. Mellon is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous People Buried in Pittsburgh
Dec. at 75 (1858-1933) Richard Beatty Mellon, sometimes R.B., was a banker, industrialist, and philanthropist from Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. He and his brother, Andrew W. Mellon, another son of Judge Thomas Mellon, ...more

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Rachel Mellon Walton is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous People Buried in Pittsburgh
Dec. at 107 (1899-2006) Rachel Mellon Walton was an American philanthropist.

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Harry Kendall Thaw is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list Famous People Buried in Pittsburgh
Dec. at 76 (1871-1947) Harry Kendall Thaw was the son of Pittsburgh coal and railroad baron William Thaw, Sr. Heir to a multi-million dollar mine and railroad fortune, Harry Thaw had a history of severe mental ...more

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James S. Negley is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list Famous People Buried in Pittsburgh
Dec. at 75 (1826-1901) James Scott Negley was an American Civil War General, farmer, railroader, and U.S. Representative from the state of Pennsylvania. He played a key role in the Union victory at the Battle of ...more

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Christopher Magee is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list Famous People Buried in Pittsburgh
Dec. at 53 (1848-1901) Christopher Lyman Magee was a powerful political boss in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, United States. Along with William Flinn, his political partner, the two ran the Republican Party machine that ...more

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Clarence Link is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list Famous People Buried in Pittsburgh
Dec. at 40 (1925-1965) Clarence Link was a passenger onboard American Airlines flight 383. He was killed in the crash on November 8,1965 while traveling from New York for AT Company. Clarence was a talented artist ...more

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Alexander Hays is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list Famous People Buried in Pittsburgh
Dec. at 45 (1819-1864) Alexander Hays was a Union Army general in the American Civil War, killed in the Battle of the Wilderness.

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Thomas Algeo Rowley is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list Famous People Buried in Pittsburgh
Thomas Algeo Rowley Dec. at 84 (1808-1892) Thomas Algeo Rowley was a Union Army general in the American Civil War from Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.

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Alfred L. Pearson is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list Famous People Buried in Pittsburgh
Alfred L. Pearson Dec. at 65 (1838-1903) Alfred Lawrence Pearson was a lawyer and Union Army general in the American Civil War. He was awarded the U.S. military's highest decoration, the Medal of Honor, for his actions at the Battle of ...more

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James Wallace Conant is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list Famous People Buried in Pittsburgh
James Wallace Conant Dec. at 44 (1862-1906) James Wallace Conant was an amusement manager who later became the manager of the Schenley Park Casino, as well as the first manager of the Duquesne Gardens, the first indoor ice rinks in the ...more

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Joseph N. Curran is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list Famous People Buried in Pittsburgh
Dec. at 25 (1940-1965) Joseph Curran was a passenger onboard American Airlines flight 383. He was killed in the crash on November 8,1965.

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John D. Kelly is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list Famous People Buried in Pittsburgh
John D. Kelly Dec. at 24 (1928-1952) Private First Class John Doran Kelly was a United States Marine received the Medal of Honor posthumously for his heroic action on May 28, 1952 against Communist forces in Korea. Kelly was ...more

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John G. Gertsch is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list Famous People Buried in Pittsburgh
John G. Gertsch Dec. at 25 (1944-1969) John Gary Gertsch 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 Vietnam War.

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Alexander Kelly is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list Famous People Buried in Pittsburgh
Alexander Kelly Dec. at 67 (1840-1907) Alexander Kelly was a Union Army soldier during the American Civil War and a recipient of America's highest military decoration—the Medal of Honor—for his actions at the Battle of Chaffin's

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John Walton, Jr. is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list Famous People Buried in Pittsburgh
John Walton, Jr.

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John F. Walton III is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list Famous People Buried in Pittsburgh
John F. Walton III