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

List ranges from Benny Frey to Wally Fromhart, plus much more.

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

This list of historic deaths in Michigan includes athletes, musicians, celebrities and notable local figures.
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Henry Ford is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous People Who Died in Michigan
Dec. at 84 (1863-1947)
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Stan Ovshinsky is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous People Who Died in Michigan
Dec. at 90 (1922-2012)
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Jimmy Hoffa is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous People Who Died in Michigan
Dec. at 69 (1913-1982)
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Harry Houdini is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous People Who Died in Michigan
Died at 52 (1874-1926)
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Elijah McCoy is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list Famous People Who Died in Michigan
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Herbert Henry Dow is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list Famous People Who Died in Michigan
Dec. at 64 (1866-1930)
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Alex Manoogian is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list Famous People Who Died in Michigan
Dec. at 95 (1901-1996)
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Ephraim Shay is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list Famous People Who Died in Michigan
Dec. at 77 (1839-1916)
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Dinah Washington is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list Famous People Who Died in Michigan
Dec. at 39 (1924-1963)
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Sojourner Truth is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list Famous People Who Died in Michigan
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John T. Parsons is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list Famous People Who Died in Michigan
Dec. at 94 (1913-2007)
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Scott Amedure is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list Famous People Who Died in Michigan
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Eero Saarinen is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list Famous People Who Died in Michigan
Dec. at 51 (1910-1961)
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Russell Kirk is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list Famous People Who Died in Michigan
Dec. at 76 (1918-1994)
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Rosa Parks is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list Famous People Who Died in Michigan
Dec. at 92 (1913-2005)
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Daniel Hale Williams is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list Famous People Who Died in Michigan
Dec. at 75 (1856-1931)
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Robert Hayden is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list Famous People Who Died in Michigan
Dec. at 67 (1913-1980)
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Richard Tucker is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list Famous People Who Died in Michigan
Dec. at 62 (1913-1975)
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Carl Eugene Watts is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list Famous People Who Died in Michigan
Dec. at 54 (1953-2007)
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Marshall Thompson is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list Famous People Who Died in Michigan
Dec. at 67 (1925-1992)
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Jacques Marquette is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list Famous People Who Died in Michigan
Jacques Marquette Dec. at 38 (1637-1675)
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Frank Murphy is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list Famous People Who Died in Michigan
Dec. at 59 (1890-1949)
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Bobo Brazil is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list Famous People Who Died in Michigan
Dec. at 74 (1924-1998)
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Andrew Kehoe is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list Famous People Who Died in Michigan
Dec. at 55 (1872-1927)
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Charles Eastman is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list Famous People Who Died in Michigan
Dec. at 81 (1858-1939)