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Famous People Buried in Sleepy Hollow Cemetery

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

This is a list that features people like Ralph Waldo Emerson and Leo Baekeland.

This list answers the questions "Which famous people are buried in Sleepy Hollow Cemetery?" and "Which celebrities are buried in Sleepy Hollow Cemetery?"

From celebrity tombs at Sleepy Hollow Cemetery to legendary locals, these are the most well-known people whose final resting place is Sleepy Hollow Cemetery. You can find useful information below for these notable people buried in Sleepy Hollow Cemetery, like what year and where the person was born.
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Ralph Waldo Emerson is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous People Buried in Sleepy Hollow Cemetery
Dec. at 79 (1803-1882)
Ralph Waldo Emerson was an American essayist, lecturer, and poet, who led the Transcendentalist movement of the mid-19th century. He was seen as a champion of individualism and a prescient ...more
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Leo Baekeland is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous People Buried in Sleepy Hollow Cemetery
Dec. at 81 (1863-1944)
Leo Henricus Arthur Baekeland FRSE was a Belgian-born American chemist. He invented Velox photographic paper in 1893 and Bakelite in 1907. His invention of Bakelite, an inexpensive, ...more
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Walter Chrysler is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous People Buried in Sleepy Hollow Cemetery
Dec. at 65 (1875-1940)
Walter Percy Chrysler was an American automotive industry executive and founder of Chrysler Corporation, now a part of Fiat Chrysler Automobiles.
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Vincent Astor is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous People Buried in Sleepy Hollow Cemetery
Dec. at 68 (1891-1959)
William Vincent Astor was a businessman and philanthropist and a member of the prominent Astor family.
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Franklin Benjamin Sanborn is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list Famous People Buried in Sleepy Hollow Cemetery
Dec. at 86 (1831-1917)
Franklin Benjamin Sanborn was an American journalist, author, and reformer. Sanborn was a social scientist, and a memorialist of American transcendentalism who wrote early biographies of many of ...more
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Ebenezer R. Hoar is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list Famous People Buried in Sleepy Hollow Cemetery
Dec. at 79 (1816-1895)
Ebenezer Rockwood Hoar was an influential American politician, lawyer, and justice from Massachusetts. He was appointed U.S. Attorney General in 1869 by President Ulysses S. Grant; he became the ...more
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Darius Ogden Mills is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list Famous People Buried in Sleepy Hollow Cemetery
Dec. at 85 (1825-1910)
Darius Ogden Mills was a prominent American banker and philanthropist. For a time, he was California's wealthiest citizen.
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Mark Hellinger is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list Famous People Buried in Sleepy Hollow Cemetery
Dec. at 44 (1903-1947)
Mark Hellinger was an American journalist, theatre columnist and film producer.
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William Rockefeller is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list Famous People Buried in Sleepy Hollow Cemetery
Dec. at 81 (1841-1922)
William Avery Rockefeller, Jr. was an American businessman and financier. He was a co-founder of Standard Oil along with his older brother John Davison Rockefeller. He was also a prominent ...more
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William A. Brady is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list Famous People Buried in Sleepy Hollow Cemetery
William A. Brady Dec. at 87 (1863-1950)
William Aloysius Brady was an American theatre actor, producer and sports promoter.
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Worcester Reed Warner is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list Famous People Buried in Sleepy Hollow Cemetery
Worcester Reed Warner Dec. at 83 (1846-1929)
Worcester Reed Warner was an American mechanical engineer, entrepreneur, manager, astronomer, and philanthropist. With Ambrose Swasey he cofounded the Warner & Swasey Company.