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List of famous people who died in Columbus, with photos when available. These notable Columbus deaths are loosely ordered by how famous each person was, meaning the most well-known people are at the top of the list. Some of the people mentioned below were celebrities who died in Columbus, while others were just renowned in their line of work. Either way everyone on this list has Columbus listed as their official place of death in any public records. Each prominent person who passed away in Columbus has information about them next to their names, including the year they were born and their place of birth.

List people range from H.W. Hanemann to Jack Cannon.

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This list of historic deaths in Columbus includes athletes, musicians, celebrities and notable local figures.

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Ma Rainey is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous People Who Died in Columbus
Ma Rainey Died at 53 (1886-1939)

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Dimebag Darrell is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous People Who Died in Columbus
Dimebag Darrell Died at 38 (1966-2004)

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G. S. Maddala is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous People Who Died in Columbus
G. S. Maddala Died at 66 (1933-1999)

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Tom Mooney is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous People Who Died in Columbus
Tom Mooney Died at 52 (1954-2006)

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Cozy Cole is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list Famous People Who Died in Columbus
Cozy Cole Died at 72 (1909-1981)

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Jack Taylor is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list Famous People Who Died in Columbus
Jack Taylor Died at 64 (1874-1938)

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Patrick Troughton is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list Famous People Who Died in Columbus
Patrick Troughton Died at 67 (1920-1987)

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Cassie Chadwick is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list Famous People Who Died in Columbus
Cassie Chadwick Died at 50 (1857-1907)

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David K. Watson is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list Famous People Who Died in Columbus
David K. Watson Died at 69 (1849-1918)

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Samuel P. Bush is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list Famous People Who Died in Columbus
Samuel P. Bush Died at 85 (1863-1948)

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Howard Thurston is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list Famous People Who Died in Columbus
Howard Thurston Died at 67 (1869-1936)

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Allen G. Thurman is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list Famous People Who Died in Columbus
Allen G. Thurman Died at 82 (1813-1895)

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James H. Snook is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list Famous People Who Died in Columbus
James H. Snook Died at 51 (1879-1930)

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James W. Forsyth is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list Famous People Who Died in Columbus
James W. Forsyth Died at 71 (1835-1906)

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Samuel Medary is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list Famous People Who Died in Columbus
Samuel Medary Died at 63 (1801-1864)

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Harry M. Daugherty is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list Famous People Who Died in Columbus
Harry M. Daugherty Died at 81 (1860-1941)

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Kirk Urso is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list Famous People Who Died in Columbus
Kirk Urso Died at 22 (1990-2012)

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Chic Harley is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list Famous People Who Died in Columbus
Chic Harley Died at 80 (1894-1974)

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William Corless Mills is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list Famous People Who Died in Columbus
William Corless Mills Died at 68 (1860-1928)

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Hans Zassenhaus is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list Famous People Who Died in Columbus
Hans Zassenhaus Died at 79 (1912-1991)

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William Dennison, Jr. is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list Famous People Who Died in Columbus
William Dennison, Jr. Died at 67 (1815-1882)

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Edwin Foster Coddington is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list Famous People Who Died in Columbus
Edwin Foster Coddington Died at 80 (1870-1950)

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Edward Orton, Jr. is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list Famous People Who Died in Columbus
Edward Orton, Jr. Died at 69 (1863-1932)

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Jesse Speight is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list Famous People Who Died in Columbus
Jesse Speight Died at 52 (1795-1847)

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Jim Rhodes is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list Famous People Who Died in Columbus
Jim Rhodes Died at 92 (1909-2001)

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John Beatty is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list Famous People Who Died in Columbus
John Beatty Died at 86 (1828-1914)

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Nathan Kelley is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list Famous People Who Died in Columbus
Nathan Kelley Died at 63 (1808-1871)

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George Fairchild is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list Famous People Who Died in Columbus
George Fairchild Died at 63 (1838-1901)

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John W. Bricker is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list Famous People Who Died in Columbus
John W. Bricker Died at 93 (1893-1986)

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Paul Tibbets is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list Famous People Who Died in Columbus
Paul Tibbets Died at 92 (1915-2007)

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James E. Campbell is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list Famous People Who Died in Columbus
James E. Campbell Died at 81 (1843-1924)

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Robert H. Chilton is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list Famous People Who Died in Columbus
Robert H. Chilton Died at 54 (1825-1879)

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Chappie Geygan is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list Famous People Who Died in Columbus
Chappie Geygan Died at 63 (1903-1966)

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Joe Sparma is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list Famous People Who Died in Columbus
Joe Sparma Died at 44 (1942-1986)

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Thomas Wingfield Grimes is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list Famous People Who Died in Columbus
Thomas Wingfield Grimes Died at 61 (1844-1905)

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Fred Taylor is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list Famous People Who Died in Columbus
Fred Taylor Died at 78 (1924-2002)

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Vic Janowicz is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list Famous People Who Died in Columbus
Vic Janowicz Died at 66 (1930-1996)

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Warren Amling is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list Famous People Who Died in Columbus
Warren Amling Died at 77 (1924-2001)

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Henry L. Benning is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list Famous People Who Died in Columbus
Henry L. Benning Died at 61 (1814-1875)

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Jiggs Donahue is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list Famous People Who Died in Columbus
Jiggs Donahue Died at 34 (1879-1913)

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Logan Feland is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list Famous People Who Died in Columbus
Logan Feland Died at 67 (1869-1936)

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Hjalmar Petersen is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list Famous People Who Died in Columbus
Hjalmar Petersen Died at 78 (1890-1968)

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John Baldwin Neil is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list Famous People Who Died in Columbus
John Baldwin Neil Died at 60 (1842-1902)

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Mildred Gillars is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list Famous People Who Died in Columbus
Mildred Gillars Died at 88 (1900-1988)

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Frank Castleman is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list Famous People Who Died in Columbus
Frank Castleman Died at 69 (1877-1946)

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James Cooper is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list Famous People Who Died in Columbus
James Cooper Died at 53 (1810-1863)

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Eli Todd Tappan is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list Famous People Who Died in Columbus
Eli Todd Tappan Died at 64 (1824-1888)

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William Cocke is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list Famous People Who Died in Columbus
William Cocke Died at 80 (1748-1828)

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A. Victor Donahey is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list Famous People Who Died in Columbus
A. Victor Donahey Died at 73 (1873-1946)

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Earl Moore is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list Famous People Who Died in Columbus
Earl Moore Died at 82 (1879-1961)