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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
Dec. 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
Dec. 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
Dec. 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
Dec. 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
Dec. 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
Dec. 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
Dec. 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
Dec. 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
Dec. 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
Dec. 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
Dec. at 61 (1948-2009)
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Murder of 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
Dec. 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
Dec. 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
Dec. 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
Dec. 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
Dec. 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
Dec. 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
Dec. 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
Dec. 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
Dec. 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
Dec. 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
Dec. 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
Dec. 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
Dec. at 66 (1847-1913)