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Famous Graves in Iowa

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St. Ann's Guild World War II Monument

Birth and death dates unknown.

Erected by the St. Ann's Guild Committee in June 1946, the...

The Day the Music Died Memorial

Birth and death dates unknown.

Erected in 1988, the memorial is on the crash site where music...

Herbert Clark Hoover

10 Aug 1874 – 20 Oct 1964

31st United States President. He was the scapegoat President...

Don Arthur Ameche

31 May 1908 – 6 Dec 1993

Actor, Singer. He was born Dominic Felix Amici in Kenosha,...

Saint Cessianus

c.295 – 303

Roman Catholic Saint. The Roman Emperor Diocletian martyred Saint...

Thomas F. Sullivan

24 Jan 1883 – 1 Mar 1965

Folk Figure. Father of the five Sullivan brothers who died in...

Harry Reasoner

17 Apr 1923 – 6 Aug 1991

Television Broadcast Journalist. A graduate of Stanford...

Meredith Willson

18 May 1902 – 15 Jun 1984

Conductor, Composer, Songwriter, and Playwright. He is best...

Grant Wood

13 Feb 1891 – 12 Feb 1942

Painter. One of the three leaders of the Regionalist movement of...

Karl Leopold Matthies

31 May 1824 – 16 Oct 1868

Civil War Union Brigadier General. Born in what was then...

Chief Taimah Cenotaph

1790 – 1830

Fox Chief. Taimah which roughly translates to ‘man who makes the...

Chief Blackhawk Cenotaph

1767 – 3 Oct 1838

American Sauk Indian Leader. Born at Saukenuk, Illinois, he was...

Fran Allison

20 Nov 1907 – 13 Jun 1989

Actress. Born in La Porte City, Iowa, she began working as a...

Chief Wapello

1787 – 15 Mar 1842

Fox Primary Chief. Born in what is present day Wisconsin, he...

Jacob E. Taylor

1 Sep 1820 – 24 Aug 1896

Civil War Union Brevet Brigadier General. When the Civil War...

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Fred Cramer Gilchrist

2 Jun 1868 – 10 Mar 1950

US Congressman. Born in Washington, Pennsylvania, he moved with...

Joy Hodges

29 Jan 1915 – 19 Jan 2003

Actress, Singer. A noted stage, screen, and Big Band artist, she...

MacKinlay Kantor

4 Feb 1904 – 11 Oct 1977

Author. He wrote the historical Civil War novel "Andersonville",...

Dr Ira Blanchard

30 Sep 1808 – 11 Aug 1872

Abolitionist, Physician, Scholar, Religious Leader. Along with...

Jacob Gardner Lauman

20 Jan 1813 – 9 Feb 1867

Civil War Union Brigadier General. A prominent Iowa businessman...

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