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

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Robert Benchley is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous People Buried in Prospect Hill Cemetery
Dec. at 56 (1889-1945) Robert Charles Benchley was an American humorist best known for his work as a newspaper columnist and film actor. From his beginnings at the Harvard Lampoon while attending Harvard University, ...more

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Phineas Hitchcock is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous People Buried in Prospect Hill Cemetery
Dec. at 50 (1831-1881) Phineas Warren Hitchcock was a Delegate and a Senator from Nebraska. Hitchcock County, Nebraska, is named after him.

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Charles O. Lobeck is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous People Buried in Prospect Hill Cemetery
Dec. at 68 (1852-1920) Charles Otto Lobeck was a Nebraska politician who served four terms as a United States Representative. Born in Andover, Illinois, he attended German Wallace College in Berea, Ohio and the ...more

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William James Connell is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous People Buried in Prospect Hill Cemetery
Dec. at 78 (1846-1924) William James Connell was a Nebraska Republican politician. Born in Cowansville, Quebec, he immigrated with his family to Schroon Lake, New York in 1857 and then moved to Vermont in 1862. He ...more

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Reuben Gaylord is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list Famous People Buried in Prospect Hill Cemetery
Reuben Gaylord Dec. at 68 (1812-1880) Reuben Gaylord was the recognized leader of the missionary pioneers in the Nebraska Territory, and has been called the "father of Congregationalism in Nebraska." Writing in memory of ...more

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Joseph Millard is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list Famous People Buried in Prospect Hill Cemetery
Dec. at 86 (1836-1922) Joseph Hopkins Millard was a Senator from Nebraska. Millard was born in Hamilton, Ontario, Canada. He moved to Iowa with his parents, who settled near Sabula, Iowa. He attended the district ...more

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Algernon Paddock is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list Famous People Buried in Prospect Hill Cemetery
Dec. at 67 (1830-1897) Algernon Sidney Paddock was an American politician who served as a Republican secretary of Nebraska Territory and U.S. Senator from Nebraska after statehood.

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William D. Newland is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list Famous People Buried in Prospect Hill Cemetery
William D. Newland Dec. at 73 (1841-1914) William D. Newland was a United States Navy sailor and a recipient of America's highest military decoration—the Medal of Honor—for his actions in the American Civil War.

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Charles Church Roberts is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list Famous People Buried in Prospect Hill Cemetery
Charles Church Roberts Dec. at 75 (1882-1957) Charles Church Roberts was a United States Navy sailor and a recipient of the United States military's highest decoration, the Medal of Honor. He was awarded the medal for his actions during a ...more

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Frederick Metz is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list Famous People Buried in Prospect Hill Cemetery
Frederick Metz Dec. at 69 (1832-1901) Frederick Metz founded and owned the Metz Brewery in Omaha, Nebraska, for forty years. He was also a two-time representative in the Nebraska Legislature, and an influential member of Omaha

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Augustus Hall is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list Famous People Buried in Prospect Hill Cemetery
Augustus Hall Dec. at 47 (1814-1861) Augustus Hall, a lawyer, was a one-term Democratic U.S. Representative from Iowa's 1st congressional district, and chief justice of the Nebraska Territory.

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Dan Allen is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list Famous People Buried in Prospect Hill Cemetery
Dan Allen Dec. at 52 (1832-1884) Dan Allen was an pioneer gambler in Omaha, Nebraska. He had great influence throughout the young city and was the long-time companion of Anna Wilson, the city's foremost madam for almost 40 ...more

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Anna Wilson is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list Famous People Buried in Prospect Hill Cemetery
Anna Wilson Dec. at 76 (1835-1911) Anna Wilson was a pioneer madam in Omaha, Nebraska. When she died she bequeathed her life savings to the City of Omaha, along with her 25-room mansion brothel, which was used as a hospital. ...more