Famous People Buried in West Point Cemetery

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

List features people like Winfield Scott, Glenda Farrell, and many more

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

From celebrity tombs at West Point Cemetery to legendary locals, these are the most well-known people whose final resting place is West Point Cemetery. You can find useful information below for these notable people buried in West Point Cemetery, like what year and where the person was born.
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  • Glenda Farrell
    Dec. at 66 (1904-1971)
    • Birthplace: Enid, Oklahoma, USA
    Glenda Farrell (June 30, 1904 – May 1, 1971) was an American actress of film, television, and theater. She is best known for her role as Torchy Blane in the Warner Bros. Torchy Blane film series and ...more
  • Winfield Scott
    Dec. at 79 (1786-1866)
    • Birthplace: Virginia, United States of America
    Winfield Scott (June 13, 1786 – May 29, 1866) was an American military commander and political candidate. He served as a general in the United States Army from 1814 to 1861, taking part in the War of ...more
  • Sylvanus Thayer
    Dec. at 87 (1785-1872)
    • Birthplace: Braintree, Massachusetts
    Colonel and Brevet Brigadier General Sylvanus Thayer (June 9, 1785 – September 7, 1872) also known as "the Father of West Point" was an early superintendent of the United States Military Academy at ...more
  • William Westmoreland
    Dec. at 91 (1914-2005)
    • Birthplace: Spartanburg, South Carolina, United States of America
    William Joseph Westmoreland (March 26, 1914 – July 18, 2005) was a United States Army General, most notably commander of United States forces during the Vietnam War from 1964 to 1968. He served as ...more