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Famous Graves in Iowa

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The Day the Music Died Memorial

unknown – 3 Feb 1959

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

Clear Lake, Cerro Gordo County, Iowa, USA

Herbert Clark Hoover

10 Aug 1874 – 20 Oct 1964

31st United States President. He had the misfortune to inherit an...

West Branch, Cedar County, Iowa, USA

Don Arthur Ameche

31 May 1908 – 6 Dec 1993

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

Dubuque, Dubuque County, Iowa, USA

Thomas F. Sullivan

24 Jan 1883 – 1 Mar 1965

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

Waterloo, Black Hawk County, Iowa, USA

Grant Wood

13 Feb 1891 – 12 Feb 1942

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

Anamosa, Jones County, Iowa, USA

Harry Reasoner

17 Apr 1923 – 6 Aug 1991

Television Broadcast Journalist. A graduate of Stanford...

Humboldt, Humboldt County, Iowa, USA

Chief Blackhawk Cenotaph

1763 – 4 Oct 1838

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

Selma, Van Buren County, Iowa, USA

Chief Taimah Cenotaph

1790 – 1830

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

Burlington, Des Moines County, Iowa, USA

Fran Allison

20 Nov 1907 – 13 Jun 1989

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

Cedar Rapids, Linn County, Iowa, USA

John Friestad Thorson Jr.

10 May 1920 – 28 Oct 1944

World War II Congressional Medal of Honor Recipient. He served in...

Keokuk, Lee County, Iowa, USA

Chief Wapello

1787 – 15 Mar 1842

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

Agency, Wapello County, Iowa, USA

Joy Hodges

29 Jan 1915 – 19 Jan 2003

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

Des Moines, Polk County, Iowa, USA

Meredith Willson

18 May 1902 – 15 Jun 1984

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

Mason City, Cerro Gordo County, Iowa, USA

Chief War Eagle

1785 – 1851

He was the last Sioux Chief to reside in the Iowa territory. He...

Sioux City, Woodbury County, Iowa, USA

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...

Long Grove, Scott County, Iowa, USA

Robert John Hibbs

21 Apr 1943 – 5 Mar 1966

Vietnam Congressional Medal of Honor recipient. He was a Second...

Cedar Falls, Black Hawk County, Iowa, USA

Capt Darrell Robins Lindsey Cenotaph

30 Dec 1919 – 9 Aug 1944

World War II Congressional Medal of Honor Recipient. Born in...

Jefferson, Greene County, Iowa, USA

SGT Ralph George Neppel

31 Oct 1923 – 27 Jan 1987

World War II Congressional Medal of Honor Recipient. Awarded as a...

Lidderdale, Carroll County, Iowa, USA

Chief Waubonsie

1765 – 1848

Potawatomi Indian Chief. He was the leader of the Potawatomi...

Mills County, Iowa, USA

Bix Beiderbecke

10 Mar 1903 – 6 Aug 1931

Jazz Musician. With the bands of

Davenport, Scott County, Iowa, USA