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

Examples of people on this list include William Remington and Michael O'Pake.

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

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

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Benjamin Franklin is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous People Who Died in Pennsylvania
Benjamin Franklin Died at 84 (1706-1790)

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Gia Carangi is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous People Who Died in Pennsylvania
Gia Carangi Died at 26 (1960-1986)

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Paul Robeson is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous People Who Died in Pennsylvania
Paul Robeson Died at 78 (1898-1976)

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Abbie Hoffman is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous People Who Died in Pennsylvania
Abbie Hoffman Died at 53 (1936-1989)

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H. H. Holmes is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list Famous People Who Died in Pennsylvania
H. H. Holmes Died at 35 (1861-1896)

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Albert C. Barnes is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list Famous People Who Died in Pennsylvania
Albert C. Barnes Died at 79 (1872-1951)

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George Washington Gale Ferris,... is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list Famous People Who Died in Pennsylvania
George Washington Gale Ferris, Jr. Died at 37 (1859-1896)

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James Finley is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list Famous People Who Died in Pennsylvania
James Finley Died at 72 (1756-1828)

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David Rittenhouse is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list Famous People Who Died in Pennsylvania
David Rittenhouse Died at 64 (1732-1796)

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Henry John Heinz is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list Famous People Who Died in Pennsylvania
Henry John Heinz Died at 75 (1844-1919)

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Peter Masak is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list Famous People Who Died in Pennsylvania
Peter Masak Died at 47 (1957-2004)

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Joe Frazier is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list Famous People Who Died in Pennsylvania
Joe Frazier Died at 67 (1944-2011)

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Frederic Eugene Ives is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list Famous People Who Died in Pennsylvania
Frederic Eugene Ives Died at 81 (1856-1937)

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Teddy Pendergrass is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list Famous People Who Died in Pennsylvania
Teddy Pendergrass Died at 60 (1950-2010)

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Patrick Quinn is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list Famous People Who Died in Pennsylvania
Patrick Quinn Died at 56 (1950-2006)

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Gideon Sundback is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list Famous People Who Died in Pennsylvania
Gideon Sundback Died at 74 (1880-1954)

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Wallace Carothers is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list Famous People Who Died in Pennsylvania
Wallace Carothers Died at 41 (1896-1937)

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Lucretia Mott is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list Famous People Who Died in Pennsylvania
Lucretia Mott Died at 87 (1793-1880)

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Barry Nelson is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list Famous People Who Died in Pennsylvania
Barry Nelson Died at 90 (1917-2007)

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Bryan Kocis is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list Famous People Who Died in Pennsylvania
Bryan Kocis Died at 45 (1962-2007)

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Alice Dunbar Nelson is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list Famous People Who Died in Pennsylvania
Alice Dunbar Nelson Died at 60 (1875-1935)

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Oscar Hammerstein II is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list Famous People Who Died in Pennsylvania
Oscar Hammerstein II Died at 65 (1895-1960)

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William Jackson is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list Famous People Who Died in Pennsylvania
William Jackson Died at 69 (1759-1828)

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Ryan Dunn is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list Famous People Who Died in Pennsylvania
Ryan Dunn Died at 34 (1977-2011)

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Allen Newell is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list Famous People Who Died in Pennsylvania
Allen Newell Died at 65 (1927-1992)

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Robert Morris is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list Famous People Who Died in Pennsylvania
Robert Morris Died at 72 (1734-1806)

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James Buchanan is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list Famous People Who Died in Pennsylvania
James Buchanan Died at 77 (1791-1868)

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Honus Wagner is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list Famous People Who Died in Pennsylvania
Honus Wagner Died at 81 (1874-1955)

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John Philip Sousa is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list Famous People Who Died in Pennsylvania
John Philip Sousa Died at 78 (1854-1932)

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Edgar Lee Masters is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list Famous People Who Died in Pennsylvania
Edgar Lee Masters Died at 82 (1868-1950)

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Herbert Simon is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list Famous People Who Died in Pennsylvania
Herbert Simon Died at 85 (1916-2001)

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Jessica Savitch is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list Famous People Who Died in Pennsylvania
Jessica Savitch Died at 36 (1947-1983)

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Robert P. Casey is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list Famous People Who Died in Pennsylvania
Robert P. Casey Died at 68 (1932-2000)

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Steve Furness is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list Famous People Who Died in Pennsylvania
Steve Furness Died at 50 (1950-2000)

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John Marshall is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list Famous People Who Died in Pennsylvania
John Marshall Died at 80 (1755-1835)

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Joseph Wharton is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list Famous People Who Died in Pennsylvania
Joseph Wharton Died at 83 (1826-1909)

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Stephen Girard is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list Famous People Who Died in Pennsylvania
Stephen Girard Died at 81 (1750-1831)

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Charles Willson Peale is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list Famous People Who Died in Pennsylvania
Charles Willson Peale Died at 86 (1741-1827)

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Eugene Ormandy is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list Famous People Who Died in Pennsylvania
Eugene Ormandy Died at 86 (1899-1985)

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Anthony Wayne is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list Famous People Who Died in Pennsylvania
Anthony Wayne Died at 51 (1745-1796)

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Joseph Priestley is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list Famous People Who Died in Pennsylvania
Joseph Priestley Died at 71 (1733-1804)

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Mark Bingham is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list Famous People Who Died in Pennsylvania
Mark Bingham Died at 31 (1970-2001)

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Milton S. Hershey is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list Famous People Who Died in Pennsylvania
Milton S. Hershey Died at 88 (1857-1945)

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William Remington is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list Famous People Who Died in Pennsylvania
William Remington Died at 37 (1917-1954)

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William H. Hastie is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list Famous People Who Died in Pennsylvania
William H. Hastie Died at 72 (1904-1976)

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Rembrandt Peale is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list Famous People Who Died in Pennsylvania
Rembrandt Peale Died at 82 (1778-1860)

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Jane Roberts is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list Famous People Who Died in Pennsylvania
Jane Roberts Died at 55 (1929-1984)

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John Bartram is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list Famous People Who Died in Pennsylvania
John Bartram Died at 78 (1699-1777)

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Frank Furness is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list Famous People Who Died in Pennsylvania
Frank Furness Died at 73 (1839-1912)

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William Bartram is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list Famous People Who Died in Pennsylvania
William Bartram Died at 84 (1739-1823)