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List of famous people who died in Louisville, with photos when available. These notable Louisville 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 Louisville, while others were just renowned in their line of work. Either way everyone on this list has Louisville listed as their official place of death in any public records. Each prominent person who passed away in Louisville has information about them next to their names, including the year they were born and their place of birth.

List people include Mike Jacobs, J. Lawrence Smith and many additional people as well.

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

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

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George Rogers Clark is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous People Who Died in Louisville, Kentucky
George Rogers Clark Died at 66 (1752-1818)

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Odessa Grady Clay is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous People Who Died in Louisville, Kentucky
Odessa Grady Clay Died at 77 (1917-1994)

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William Henry Sheppard is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous People Who Died in Louisville, Kentucky
William Henry Sheppard Died at 62 (1865-1927)

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Pee Wee Reese is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous People Who Died in Louisville, Kentucky
Pee Wee Reese Died at 81 (1918-1999)

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James Speed is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list Famous People Who Died in Louisville, Kentucky
James Speed Died at 75 (1812-1887)

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Colonel Sanders is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list Famous People Who Died in Louisville, Kentucky
Colonel Sanders Died at 90 (1890-1980)

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Joe Guyon is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list Famous People Who Died in Louisville, Kentucky
Joe Guyon Died at 79 (1892-1971)

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Paul C. Barth is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list Famous People Who Died in Louisville, Kentucky
Paul C. Barth Died at 49 (1858-1907)

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J. C. W. Beckham is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list Famous People Who Died in Louisville, Kentucky
J. C. W. Beckham Died at 71 (1869-1940)

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Herschel Vespasian Johnson is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list Famous People Who Died in Louisville, Kentucky
Herschel Vespasian Johnson Died at 68 (1812-1880)

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John Bucklin is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list Famous People Who Died in Louisville, Kentucky
John Bucklin Died at 71 (1773-1844)

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Humphrey Marshall is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list Famous People Who Died in Louisville, Kentucky
Humphrey Marshall Died at 60 (1812-1872)

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Jeremiah Boyle is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list Famous People Who Died in Louisville, Kentucky
Jeremiah Boyle Died at 53 (1818-1871)

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Mike Walsh is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list Famous People Who Died in Louisville, Kentucky
Mike Walsh Died at 79 (1850-1929)

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William "Bull" Nelson Died at 38 (1824-1862)

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Mordecai Ham is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list Famous People Who Died in Louisville, Kentucky
Mordecai Ham Died at 84 (1877-1961)

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Boyd Winchester is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list Famous People Who Died in Louisville, Kentucky
Boyd Winchester Died at 87 (1836-1923)

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Elisha Standiford is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list Famous People Who Died in Louisville, Kentucky
Elisha Standiford Died at 56 (1831-1887)

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Augustus E. Willson is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list Famous People Who Died in Louisville, Kentucky
Augustus E. Willson Died at 85 (1846-1931)

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James Guthrie is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list Famous People Who Died in Louisville, Kentucky
James Guthrie Died at 77 (1792-1869)

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J. Lawrence Smith is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list Famous People Who Died in Louisville, Kentucky
J. Lawrence Smith Died at 65 (1818-1883)

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Greg Page is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list Famous People Who Died in Louisville, Kentucky
Greg Page Died at 51 (1958-2009)

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Stephen Garrett is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list Famous People Who Died in Louisville, Kentucky
Stephen Garrett Died at 34 (1974-2008)

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John Rowan is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list Famous People Who Died in Louisville, Kentucky
John Rowan Died at 70 (1773-1843)

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Thomas E. Bramlette is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list Famous People Who Died in Louisville, Kentucky
Thomas E. Bramlette Died at 58 (1817-1875)

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Charles P. Weaver is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list Famous People Who Died in Louisville, Kentucky
Charles P. Weaver Died at 81 (1851-1932)

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Henry S. Tyler is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list Famous People Who Died in Louisville, Kentucky
Henry S. Tyler Died at 45 (1851-1896)

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Joshua Fry Speed is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list Famous People Who Died in Louisville, Kentucky
Joshua Fry Speed Died at 68 (1814-1882)

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Bland Ballard is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list Famous People Who Died in Louisville, Kentucky
Bland Ballard Died at 60 (1819-1879)

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Don Elkins is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list Famous People Who Died in Louisville, Kentucky
Don Elkins Died at 54 (1930-1984)

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William E. McAnulty, Jr. is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list Famous People Who Died in Louisville, Kentucky
William E. McAnulty, Jr. Died at 60 (1947-2007)

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Robert Emmet King is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list Famous People Who Died in Louisville, Kentucky
Robert Emmet King Died at 73 (1848-1921)

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Huston Quin is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list Famous People Who Died in Louisville, Kentucky
Huston Quin Died at 62 (1876-1938)

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Lenny Lyles is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list Famous People Who Died in Louisville, Kentucky
Lenny Lyles Died at 75 (1936-2011)

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Eugene Siler is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list Famous People Who Died in Louisville, Kentucky
Eugene Siler Died at 87 (1900-1987)

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John H. Buschemeyer is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list Famous People Who Died in Louisville, Kentucky
John H. Buschemeyer Died at 66 (1869-1935)

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Frank W. Burke is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list Famous People Who Died in Louisville, Kentucky
Frank W. Burke Died at 87 (1920-2007)

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George Weissinger Smith is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list Famous People Who Died in Louisville, Kentucky
George Weissinger Smith Died at 67 (1864-1931)

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Mike Powers is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list Famous People Who Died in Louisville, Kentucky
Mike Powers Died at 77 (1906-1983)

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Charles F. Grainger is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list Famous People Who Died in Louisville, Kentucky
Charles F. Grainger Died at 69 (1854-1923)

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Joseph T. O'Neal is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list Famous People Who Died in Louisville, Kentucky
Joseph T. O'Neal Died at 63 (1881-1944)

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Henry Halleck is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list Famous People Who Died in Louisville, Kentucky
Henry Halleck Died at 57 (1815-1872)

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Joe Hooper is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list Famous People Who Died in Louisville, Kentucky
Joe Hooper Died at 41 (1938-1979)

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J. Campbell Cantrill is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list Famous People Who Died in Louisville, Kentucky
J. Campbell Cantrill Died at 53 (1870-1923)

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Edmon Ryan is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list Famous People Who Died in Louisville, Kentucky
Edmon Ryan Died at 79 (1905-1984)

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Dan McGann is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list Famous People Who Died in Louisville, Kentucky
Dan McGann Died at 39 (1871-1910)

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Herm Malloy is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list Famous People Who Died in Louisville, Kentucky
Herm Malloy Died at 57 (1885-1942)

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Pete Browning is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list Famous People Who Died in Louisville, Kentucky
Pete Browning Died at 44 (1861-1905)

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David Meriwether is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list Famous People Who Died in Louisville, Kentucky
David Meriwether Died at 93 (1800-1893)

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John Breckinridge Castleman is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list Famous People Who Died in Louisville, Kentucky
John Breckinridge Castleman Died at 77 (1841-1918)