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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.

If you're trying to answer the questions, "Which famous people died in Columbus?" and "Which celebrities died in Columbus?" then this list will have you covered.

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
Dec. at 53 (1886-1939)

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Dimebag Darrell is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous People Who Died in Columbus
Dec. 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
Dec. at 66 (1933-1999)

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

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

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

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

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Cassie Chadwick is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list Famous People Who Died in Columbus
Dec. 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
Dec. 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
Dec. at 85 (1863-1948)

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Howard Thurston is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list Famous People Who Died in Columbus
Dec. 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
Dec. 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
Dec. 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 Dec. 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 Dec. 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
Dec. 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 Dec. at 22 (1990-2012)

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Chic Harley is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list Famous People Who Died in Columbus
Dec. 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 Dec. at 68 (1860-1928)

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Hans Zassenhaus is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list Famous People Who Died in Columbus
Dec. 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
Dec. 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
Dec. 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
Dec. at 69 (1863-1932)

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

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Jim Rhodes is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list Famous People Who Died in Columbus
Dec. 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 Dec. 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 Dec. 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 Dec. 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
Dec. at 93 (1893-1986)

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Paul Tibbets is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list Famous People Who Died in Columbus
Dec. 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
Dec. 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 Dec. at 54 (1825-1879)

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Chappie Geygan is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list Famous People Who Died in Columbus
Dec. 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 Dec. 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
Dec. at 61 (1844-1905)

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

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

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Warren Amling is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list Famous People Who Died in Columbus
Dec. 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 Dec. 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 Dec. 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 Dec. 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 Dec. 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
Dec. at 60 (1842-1902)

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

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

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James Cooper is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list Famous People Who Died in Columbus
Dec. 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 Dec. at 64 (1824-1888)

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William Cocke is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list Famous People Who Died in Columbus
Dec. 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
Dec. at 73 (1873-1946)

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