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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
Died at 84 (1863-1947)

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Stan Ovshinsky is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous People Who Died in Michigan
Died at 90 (1922-2012)

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Jimmy Hoffa is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous People Who Died in Michigan
Died 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
Died at 64 (1866-1930)

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Alex Manoogian is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list Famous People Who Died in Michigan
Died at 95 (1901-1996)

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Ephraim Shay is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list Famous People Who Died in Michigan
Died at 77 (1839-1916)

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Dinah Washington is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list Famous People Who Died in Michigan
Died 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
Died 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
Died at 51 (1910-1961)

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Russell Kirk is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list Famous People Who Died in Michigan
Died at 76 (1918-1994)

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Rosa Parks is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list Famous People Who Died in Michigan
Died 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
Died at 75 (1856-1931)

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Robert Hayden is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list Famous People Who Died in Michigan
Died at 67 (1913-1980)

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Richard Tucker is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list Famous People Who Died in Michigan
Died 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
Died at 54 (1953-2007)

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Marshall Thompson is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list Famous People Who Died in Michigan
Died 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 Died at 38 (1637-1675)

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Frank Murphy is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list Famous People Who Died in Michigan
Died at 59 (1890-1949)

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Bobo Brazil is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list Famous People Who Died in Michigan
Died at 74 (1924-1998)

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Andrew Kehoe is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list Famous People Who Died in Michigan
Died at 55 (1872-1927)

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Charles Eastman is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list Famous People Who Died in Michigan
Died at 81 (1858-1939)

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Ed Farhat is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list Famous People Who Died in Michigan
Died at 79 (1924-2003)

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Charles Coughlin is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list Famous People Who Died in Michigan
Died at 88 (1891-1979)

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Mike Shaw is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list Famous People Who Died in Michigan
Died at 53 (1957-2010)

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Dick York is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list Famous People Who Died in Michigan
Died at 64 (1928-1992)

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J. C. Heard is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list Famous People Who Died in Michigan
Died at 71 (1917-1988)

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Levi Stubbs is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list Famous People Who Died in Michigan
Died at 72 (1936-2008)

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Robert Wadlow is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list Famous People Who Died in Michigan
Died at 22 (1918-1940)

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Benny Benjamin is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list Famous People Who Died in Michigan
Died at 44 (1925-1969)

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Richard
Died at 70 (1932-2002)

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Uriel Jones is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list Famous People Who Died in Michigan
Died at 75 (1934-2009)

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Proof is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list Famous People Who Died in Michigan
Died at 33 (1973-2006)

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William Davidson is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list Famous People Who Died in Michigan
Died at 87 (1922-2009)

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Alvin Wistert is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list Famous People Who Died in Michigan
Died at 89 (1916-2005)

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John Ball is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list Famous People Who Died in Michigan
John Ball Died at 90 (1794-1884)

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James A. Reed is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list Famous People Who Died in Michigan
Died at 83 (1861-1944)

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Walter Reuther is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list Famous People Who Died in Michigan
Died at 63 (1907-1970)

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Matt Urban is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list Famous People Who Died in Michigan
Died at 76 (1919-1995)

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Barbara Whiting Smith is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list Famous People Who Died in Michigan
Died at 73 (1931-2004)

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Fredy Perlman is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list Famous People Who Died in Michigan
Died at 51 (1934-1985)

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Alice Herz is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list Famous People Who Died in Michigan
Alice Herz Died at 83 (1882-1965)

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Kay Sutton is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list Famous People Who Died in Michigan
Died at 73 (1915-1988)

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Marcello Truzzi is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list Famous People Who Died in Michigan
Died at 68 (1935-2003)

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Rudolf Arnheim is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list Famous People Who Died in Michigan
Died at 103 (1904-2007)

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Bo Schembechler is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list Famous People Who Died in Michigan
Died at 77 (1929-2006)

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Jerry York is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list Famous People Who Died in Michigan
Died at 72 (1938-2010)