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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
Dec. 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
Dec. 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
Dec. 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
Dec. 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
Dec. 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
Dec. 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
Dec. 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 Dec. 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
Dec. 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
Dec. 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 Dec. 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
Dec. 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
Dec. 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 Dec. at 79 (1850-1929)

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William "Bull" Nelson Dec. 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
Dec. 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
Dec. 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
Dec. 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
Dec. 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
Dec. 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
Dec. 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
Dec. 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
Dec. 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
Dec. 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
Dec. 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 Dec. 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 Dec. 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 Dec. 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
Dec. 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
Dec. 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
Dec. 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 Dec. 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
Dec. 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
Dec. 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
Dec. 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 Dec. 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
Dec. 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 Dec. 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
Dec. 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
Dec. 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 Dec. 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
Dec. 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 Dec. 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
Dec. 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
Dec. 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
Dec. 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 Dec. 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
Dec. 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
Dec. 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 Dec. at 77 (1841-1918)