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

Mark W. Clark and William Bee Ravenel III are only the beginning of the people on this list.

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

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

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Mark W. Clark is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous People Buried in South Carolina
Mark W. Clark Died at 88 (1896-1984) Mark Wayne Clark (May 1, 1896 – April 17, 1984) was an American general during World War II and the Korean War and was the youngest lieutenant general (three-star general) in the U.S. Army.

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Micah Jenkins is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous People Buried in South Carolina
Micah Jenkins Died at 29 (1835-1864) Micah Jenkins, was a Confederate general in the American Civil War, mortally wounded by friendly fire at the Battle of the Wilderness.

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William Bee Ravenel III is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous People Buried in South Carolina
William Bee Ravenel III Died at 54 (1914-1968) William Bee Ravenel III was an educator and a soldier. As head of the English Department at the Episcopal High School in Alexandria, Virginia, he was a major influence on the life of Arizona ...more

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Donald Conroy is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous People Buried in South Carolina
Donald Conroy Died at 77 (1921-1998) Donald "The Great Santini" Conroy was a United States Marine Corps colonel and a member of the famed Black Sheep Squadron during the Korean War. He was also a veteran of World War II ...more

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Stephen Atkins Swails is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list Famous People Buried in South Carolina
Stephen Atkins Swails Died at 68 (1832-1900) Stephen Atkins Swails was a soldier in the Union Army during the American Civil War. Although originally enlisting as a private, he may have been the first African-American soldier promoted to ...more

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George M. Seignious is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list Famous People Buried in South Carolina
George M. Seignious Died at 84 (1921-2005) Lieutenant General George Marion Seignious U.S. Army was a distinguished military leader, diplomat and college president.

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Harold E. Wilson is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list Famous People Buried in South Carolina
Harold E. Wilson Died at 77 (1921-1998) Chief Warrant Officer Harold Edward Wilson was a United States Marine who earned the United States’ military highest award, the Medal of Honor, for heroism as a platoon sergeant of a rifle ...more

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John C. Villepigue is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list Famous People Buried in South Carolina
John C. Villepigue Died at 23 (1896-1919) John Canty Villepigue was a S.C. National Guard 118th Infantry Regiment, 30th Infantry Division, United States Army Corporal who received the Medal of Honor for his actions during World War I.

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Jimmie Leach is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list Famous People Buried in South Carolina
Jimmie Leach Died at 87 (1922-2009) James Herbert "Jimmie" Leach was a United States Army colonel who served as a tank company commander in World War II and an armored regiment commander in the Vietnam War. He was ...more

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James Conner is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list Famous People Buried in South Carolina
James Conner Died at 54 (1829-1883) James Conner, was a Confederate States Army brigadier-general during the American Civil War. He was a lawyer in South Carolina both before and after the war and was elected State attorney ...more

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Thomas M. Wagner is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list Famous People Buried in South Carolina
Thomas M. Wagner Thomas M. Wagner was a Lieutenant Colonel in the Confederate Army during the American Civil War. He was killed when a cannon exploded during an inspection at Fort Moultrie. The main ...more

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Edward Floyd is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list Famous People Buried in South Carolina
Edward Floyd Died at 73 (1850-1923) Edward Floyd was a boilermaker serving in the United States Navy who received the Medal of Honor for bravery.

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James D. Heriot is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list Famous People Buried in South Carolina
James D. Heriot Died at 28 (1890-1918) James Davison Heriot was a S.C. National Guard Soldier from the 118th Infantry Regiment, 30th Infantry Division, United States Army who received the Medal of Honor for his actions during World

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Thomas L. Hall is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list Famous People Buried in South Carolina
Thomas L. Hall Died at 25 (1893-1918) Thomas Lee Hall was a S.C. National Guard Soldier from the 118th Infantry Regiment, 30th Infantry Division serving with the United States Army. He received the Medal of Honor for his actions ...more

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Richmond H. Hilton is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list Famous People Buried in South Carolina
Richmond H. Hilton Died at 35 (1898-1933) Richmond Hobson Hilton was a S.C. National Guard 118th Infantry Regiment, 30th Infantry Division, U.S. Army Sergeant during World War I, and a Medal of Honor recipient—the first of two from ...more

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Christopher Werner is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list Famous People Buried in South Carolina
Christopher Werner Died at 70 (1805-1875) Christopher W. Werner was a well known nineteenth-century wrought iron manufacturer, artisan, and entrepreneur from the state of South Carolina, USA.

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Gary Evans Foster is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list Famous People Buried in South Carolina
Gary Evans Foster Died at 57 (1894-1951) Gary Evans Foster was a S.C. National Guard Soldier serving in the United States Army during World War I who received the Medal of Honor for bravery.