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List of famous people who died in Rhode Island, with photos when available. These notable Rhode Island 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 Rhode Island, while others were just renowned in their line of work. Either way everyone on this list has Rhode Island listed as their official place of death in any public records. Each prominent person who passed away in Rhode Island 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 Rhode Island includes athletes, musicians, celebrities and notable local figures.

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John Huston is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous People Who Died in Rhode Island
John Huston Died at 81 (1906-1987)

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Zachariah Allen is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous People Who Died in Rhode Island
Zachariah Allen Died at 87 (1795-1882)

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Julia Ward Howe is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous People Who Died in Rhode Island
Julia Ward Howe Died at 91 (1819-1910)

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Richard Morris Hunt is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous People Who Died in Rhode Island
Richard Morris Hunt Died at 67 (1828-1895)

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Roger Williams is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list Famous People Who Died in Rhode Island
Roger Williams Died at 80 (1603-1683)

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H. P. Lovecraft is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list Famous People Who Died in Rhode Island
H. P. Lovecraft Died at 47 (1890-1937)

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J. Howard McGrath is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list Famous People Who Died in Rhode Island
J. Howard McGrath Died at 63 (1903-1966)

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Red Pollard is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list Famous People Who Died in Rhode Island
Red Pollard Died at 72 (1909-1981)

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Lemuel H. Arnold is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list Famous People Who Died in Rhode Island
Lemuel H. Arnold Died at 60 (1792-1852)

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Lou Abbruzzi is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list Famous People Who Died in Rhode Island
Lou Abbruzzi Died at 65 (1917-1982)

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Pat Abbruzzi is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list Famous People Who Died in Rhode Island
Pat Abbruzzi Died at 66 (1932-1998)

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Louis F. Budenz is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list Famous People Who Died in Rhode Island
Louis F. Budenz Died at 81 (1891-1972)

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James Alexander Williamson is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list Famous People Who Died in Rhode Island
James Alexander Williamson Died at 73 (1829-1902)

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Abbie L. Hoisington is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list Famous People Who Died in Rhode Island
Abbie L. Hoisington Died at 29 (1974-2003)

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Bob Stewart is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list Famous People Who Died in Rhode Island
Bob Stewart Died at 66 (1915-1981)

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Gouverneur K. Warren is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list Famous People Who Died in Rhode Island
Gouverneur K. Warren Died at 52 (1830-1882)

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John Hopkins Clarke is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list Famous People Who Died in Rhode Island
John Hopkins Clarke Died at 81 (1789-1870)

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John Brown Francis is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list Famous People Who Died in Rhode Island
John Brown Francis Died at 73 (1791-1864)

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Philip Allen is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list Famous People Who Died in Rhode Island
Philip Allen Died at 80 (1785-1865)

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James F. Simmons is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list Famous People Who Died in Rhode Island
James F. Simmons Died at 69 (1795-1864)

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John Brown is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list Famous People Who Died in Rhode Island
John Brown Died at 67 (1736-1803)

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Patrick Ford is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list Famous People Who Died in Rhode Island
Patrick Ford Died at 65 (1914-1979)

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Raphael Pumpelly is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list Famous People Who Died in Rhode Island
Raphael Pumpelly Died at 86 (1837-1923)

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Benjamin Robbins Curtis is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list Famous People Who Died in Rhode Island
Benjamin Robbins Curtis Died at 65 (1809-1874)

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Harriet Lane is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list Famous People Who Died in Rhode Island
Harriet Lane Died at 73 (1830-1903)

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Robert Bruce Lindsay is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list Famous People Who Died in Rhode Island
Robert Bruce Lindsay Died at 85 (1900-1985)

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Peter G. Gerry is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list Famous People Who Died in Rhode Island
Peter G. Gerry Died at 78 (1879-1957)

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Raymond L.S. Patriarca is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list Famous People Who Died in Rhode Island
Raymond L.S. Patriarca Died at 76 (1908-1984)

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Bruce Sundlun is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list Famous People Who Died in Rhode Island
Bruce Sundlun Died at 91 (1920-2011)

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Francis Wayland is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list Famous People Who Died in Rhode Island
Francis Wayland Died at 69 (1796-1865)

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Owen Wister is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list Famous People Who Died in Rhode Island
Owen Wister Died at 78 (1860-1938)

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Hank Soar is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list Famous People Who Died in Rhode Island
Hank Soar Died at 87 (1914-2001)

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Ambrose Burnside is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list Famous People Who Died in Rhode Island
Ambrose Burnside Died at 57 (1824-1881)

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George Henry Corliss is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list Famous People Who Died in Rhode Island
George Henry Corliss Died at 71 (1817-1888)

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Claiborne Pell is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list Famous People Who Died in Rhode Island
Claiborne Pell Died at 91 (1918-2009)

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Samuel G. Arnold is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list Famous People Who Died in Rhode Island
Samuel G. Arnold Died at 59 (1821-1880)

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Lucius F. C. Garvin is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list Famous People Who Died in Rhode Island
Lucius F. C. Garvin Died at 81 (1841-1922)

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Alexander H. Rice, Jr. is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list Famous People Who Died in Rhode Island
Alexander H. Rice, Jr. Died at 81 (1875-1956)

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James Barnet Fry is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list Famous People Who Died in Rhode Island
James Barnet Fry Died at 67 (1827-1894)

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James H. Higgins is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list Famous People Who Died in Rhode Island
James H. Higgins Died at 51 (1876-1927)

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Robert R. Hitt is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list Famous People Who Died in Rhode Island
Robert R. Hitt Died at 72 (1834-1906)

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Henry B. Anthony is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list Famous People Who Died in Rhode Island
Henry B. Anthony Died at 69 (1815-1884)

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Perry Belmont is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list Famous People Who Died in Rhode Island
Perry Belmont Died at 96 (1851-1947)

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Jesse H. Metcalf is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list Famous People Who Died in Rhode Island
Jesse H. Metcalf Died at 82 (1860-1942)

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Robert Serrecchia is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list Famous People Who Died in Rhode Island
Robert Serrecchia Died at 64 (1937-2001)

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Nicholas Cooke is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list Famous People Who Died in Rhode Island
Nicholas Cooke Died at 65 (1717-1782)

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Alexis Caswell is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list Famous People Who Died in Rhode Island
Alexis Caswell Died at 78 (1799-1877)

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John W. Davis is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list Famous People Who Died in Rhode Island
John W. Davis Died at 81 (1826-1907)

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Frank Licht is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list Famous People Who Died in Rhode Island
Frank Licht Died at 71 (1916-1987)

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Daniel Faunce is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list Famous People Who Died in Rhode Island
Daniel Faunce Died at 82 (1829-1911)