List of famous people buried in Riverside National 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 Riverside National Cemetery. If you're ever visiting Riverside National Cemetery and want to check out historic graves, then use this list to pinpoint exactly which burial locations you want to see.
Examples include Woody Strode and Raymond McKee.
This list answers the questions "Which famous people are buried in Riverside National Cemetery?" and "Which celebrities are buried in Riverside National Cemetery?"From celebrity tombs at Riverside National Cemetery to legendary locals, these are the most well-known people whose final resting place is Riverside National Cemetery. You can find useful information below for these notable people buried in Riverside National Cemetery, like what year and where the person was born.
Woodrow Wilson Woolwine "Woody" Strode was a decathlete and football star who went on to become a popular and pioneering African-American film actor. He was nominated for a Golden Globe award for Best Supporting Actor for his role in Spartacus in 1960. He served in the United States Army during World War II. ...more
Age: Died at 80 (1914-1994)
Birthplace: Los Angeles, California, United States of Americasee more on Woody Strode
Colonel Mitchell Paige U.S.M.C. was a recipient of the Medal of Honor from World War II. He received this, the highest military honor awarded by the United States of America, for his actions at the Battle of Guadalcanal in the Solomon Islands on October 26, 1942, where, after all of the other Marines in his platoon were killed or wounded, he operated four machine guns, singlehandedly stopping an entire Japanese regiment. ...more
Age: Died at 85 (1918-2003)
Birthplace: Charleroi, Pennsylvania, United States of Americasee more on Mitchell Paige
Raymond McKee was an American actor. He appeared in 173 films between 1912 and 1935. His film debut was in The Lovers' Signal. During the production of The Unbeliever in 1918, McKee worked with his future wife, Marguerite Courtot. They worked again in the 1922 Down to the Sea in Ships. They married after the production of the film and were wed for 60 years until his death in 1984. He died in Long Beach, California from pneumonia, aged 91. A United States Army veteran, he was buried at Riverside National Cemetery in Riverside, California with his wife, actress Marguerite Courtot. ...more
Age: Died at 92 (1892-1984)
Birthplace: Keokuk, Iowa, United States of Americasee more on Raymond McKee
Lewis Lee Millett Sr. was a United States Army officer who received the Medal of Honor during the Korean War for leading the last major American bayonet charge. He enlisted into the National Guard while still in high school and then in 1940 joined the United States Army Air Corps. When he thought that the United States would not participate in World War II he deserted and went to Canada with a friend where they joined the military and were sent to London. The U.S. did enter the war and by the time he made it to Europe they were in the fight so he transferred to the U.S. Army. While serving with the Army in World War II, he received a Silver Star for driving a burning ammunition truck away ...more
Age: Died at 89 (1920-2009)
Birthplace: Mechanic Falls, Maine, United States of Americasee more on Lewis Millett