List of famous people buried in Rosedale 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 Rosedale Cemetery. If you're ever visiting Rosedale Cemetery and want to check out historic graves, then use this list to pinpoint exactly which burial locations you want to see.
List is made up of a variety of people, including Hattie McDaniel and Althea Gibson.
This list answers the questions "Which famous people are buried in Rosedale Cemetery?" and "Which celebrities are buried in Rosedale Cemetery?"From celebrity tombs at Rosedale Cemetery to legendary locals, these are the most well-known people whose final resting place is Rosedale Cemetery. You can find useful information below for these notable people buried in Rosedale Cemetery, like what year and where the person was born.
Althea Gibson was an American tennis player and professional golfer, and the first black athlete to cross the color line of international tennis. In 1956, she became the first person of color to win a Grand Slam title. The following year she won both Wimbledon and the U.S. Nationals, then won both again in 1958, and was voted Female Athlete of the Year by the Associated Press in both years. In all she won 11 Grand Slam tournaments, including six doubles titles, and was inducted into the International Tennis Hall of Fame and the International Women's Sports Hall of Fame. "She is one of the greatest players who ever lived," said Robert Ryland, a tennis contemporary and former coach of Venus ...more on Wikipedia
Age: Dec. at 76 (1927-2003)
Birthplace: United States, with Territories, Clarendon County, South Carolina
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Michelle Thomas was an American actress and comedian. She played Justine Phillips in The Cosby Show and Myra Monkhouse in Family Matters. ...more on Wikipedia
Age: Dec. at 30 (1968-1998)
Birthplace: Boston, Massachusetts, United States of Americasee more on Michelle Thomas
Charles Edison was a son of Thomas Edison and Mina Miller. He was a businessman, who became Assistant and then United States Secretary of the Navy, and served as the 42nd Governor of New Jersey. ...more on Wikipedia
Age: Dec. at 79 (1890-1969)
Birthplace: West Orange, New Jersey, United States of Americasee more on Charles Edison
George Huntington Hartford
George Huntington Hartford headed The Great Atlantic and Pacific Tea Company from 1878 to 1917. During this period, A&P created the concept of the chain grocery store and expanded into the country's largest retailer. He joined the firm as a clerk in 1861 and quickly assumed managerial responsibilities. When A&P's founder, George Gilman retired in 1878, Hartford entered into a partnership agreement and ran the company until the founder's death in 1901. In the settlement of Gilman's estate, Hartford acquired control of the company and ultimately purchased the interests of Gilman's heirs. George Hartford was born on a farm in Augusta, Maine and started his retail career at age 18 in Boston. By ...more on Wikipedia
Age: Dec. at 84 (1833-1917)
Birthplace: Augusta, Maine, United States of America