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

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

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Albert Einstein is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous People Who Died in New Jersey
Albert Einstein Died at 76 (1879-1955)

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Mitch Hedberg is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous People Who Died in New Jersey
Mitch Hedberg Died at 37 (1968-2005)

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Walt Whitman is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous People Who Died in New Jersey
Walt Whitman Died at 73 (1819-1892)

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Dudley Moore is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous People Who Died in New Jersey
Dudley Moore Died at 67 (1935-2002)

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Greg Giraldo is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list Famous People Who Died in New Jersey
Greg Giraldo Died at 45 (1965-2010)

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Thomas Edison is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list Famous People Who Died in New Jersey
Thomas Edison Died at 84 (1847-1931)

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Patrice O'Neal is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list Famous People Who Died in New Jersey
Patrice O'Neal Died at 42 (1969-2011)

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Malcolm Forbes is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list Famous People Who Died in New Jersey
Malcolm Forbes Died at 71 (1919-1990)

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John Philip Holland is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list Famous People Who Died in New Jersey
John Philip Holland Died at 74 (1840-1914)

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Madam C. J. Walker is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list Famous People Who Died in New Jersey
Madam C. J. Walker Died at 52 (1867-1919)

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Naomi Sims is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list Famous People Who Died in New Jersey
Naomi Sims Died at 61 (1948-2009)

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Sakia Gunn is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list Famous People Who Died in New Jersey

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John Witherspoon is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list Famous People Who Died in New Jersey
John Witherspoon Died at 71 (1723-1794)

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Ralph Hartley is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list Famous People Who Died in New Jersey
Ralph Hartley Died at 82 (1888-1970)

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William Harkness is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list Famous People Who Died in New Jersey
William Harkness Died at 66 (1837-1903)

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Vladimir K. Zworykin is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list Famous People Who Died in New Jersey
Vladimir K. Zworykin Died at 94 (1888-1982)

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John Scarne is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list Famous People Who Died in New Jersey
John Scarne Died at 82 (1903-1985)

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James Hillier is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list Famous People Who Died in New Jersey
James Hillier Died at 92 (1915-2007)

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Harrison A. Williams is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list Famous People Who Died in New Jersey
Harrison A. Williams Died at 82 (1919-2001)

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Suzanne Kaaren is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list Famous People Who Died in New Jersey
Suzanne Kaaren Died at 92 (1912-2004)

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Theodore Miller Edison is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list Famous People Who Died in New Jersey
Theodore Miller Edison Died at 94 (1898-1992)

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Hezekiah Bradley Smith is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list Famous People Who Died in New Jersey
Hezekiah Bradley Smith Died at 71 (1816-1887)

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Robert Chesebrough is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list Famous People Who Died in New Jersey
Robert Chesebrough Died at 101 (1837-1938)

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Alice Stokes Paul is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list Famous People Who Died in New Jersey
Alice Stokes Paul Died at 92 (1885-1977)

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Philip Diehl is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list Famous People Who Died in New Jersey
Philip Diehl Died at 66 (1847-1913)

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Isaac Newton Lewis is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list Famous People Who Died in New Jersey
Isaac Newton Lewis Died at 73 (1858-1931)

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Daniel McFarlan Moore is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list Famous People Who Died in New Jersey
Daniel McFarlan Moore Died at 67 (1869-1936)

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Harold Kosoff is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list Famous People Who Died in New Jersey
Harold Kosoff Died at 65 (1930-1995)

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Thelonious Monk is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list Famous People Who Died in New Jersey
Thelonious Monk Died at 65 (1917-1982)

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Althea Gibson is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list Famous People Who Died in New Jersey
Althea Gibson Died at 76 (1927-2003)

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Robert Oppenheimer is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list Famous People Who Died in New Jersey
Robert Oppenheimer Died at 63 (1904-1967)

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Edward Weston is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list Famous People Who Died in New Jersey
Edward Weston Died at 86 (1850-1936)

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James A. Garfield is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list Famous People Who Died in New Jersey
James A. Garfield Died at 50 (1831-1881)

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Grover Cleveland is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list Famous People Who Died in New Jersey
Grover Cleveland Died at 71 (1837-1908)

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Chris Candido is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list Famous People Who Died in New Jersey
Chris Candido Died at 33 (1972-2005)

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Dorothea Dix is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list Famous People Who Died in New Jersey
Dorothea Dix Died at 85 (1802-1887)

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William Wright is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list Famous People Who Died in New Jersey
William Wright Died at 72 (1794-1866)

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Eddie Bracken is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list Famous People Who Died in New Jersey
Eddie Bracken Died at 87 (1915-2002)

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Richard Biegenwald is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list Famous People Who Died in New Jersey
Richard Biegenwald Died at 68 (1940-2008)

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Lanford Wilson is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list Famous People Who Died in New Jersey
Lanford Wilson Died at 74 (1937-2011)

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Alexander Jackson Davis is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list Famous People Who Died in New Jersey
Alexander Jackson Davis Died at 89 (1803-1892)

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Clyde McPhatter is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list Famous People Who Died in New Jersey
Clyde McPhatter Died at 40 (1932-1972)

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Joe Collins is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list Famous People Who Died in New Jersey
Joe Collins Died at 67 (1922-1989)

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Richard Bruce Nugent is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list Famous People Who Died in New Jersey
Richard Bruce Nugent Died at 81 (1906-1987)

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Laurel Hester is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list Famous People Who Died in New Jersey
Laurel Hester Died at 50 (1956-2006)

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Kurt Gödel is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list Famous People Who Died in New Jersey
Kurt Gödel Died at 72 (1906-1978)

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Upton Sinclair, Jr. is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list Famous People Who Died in New Jersey
Upton Sinclair, Jr. Died at 90 (1878-1968)

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Constance Bennett is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list Famous People Who Died in New Jersey
Constance Bennett Died at 61 (1904-1965)

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John O'Hara is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list Famous People Who Died in New Jersey
John O'Hara Died at 65 (1905-1970)

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Joe Morello is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list Famous People Who Died in New Jersey
Joe Morello Died at 83 (1928-2011)