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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...

Long Grove, Scott County, Iowa, USA

The Day the Music Died Memorial

Birth and death dates unknown.

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

Saint Cessianus

c.295 – 303

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

Dubuque, Dubuque County, Iowa, USA

Harry Reasoner

17 Apr 1923 – 6 Aug 1991

Television Broadcast Journalist. A graduate of Stanford...

Humboldt, Humboldt 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

Chief Wapello

1787 – 15 Mar 1842

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

Agency, Wapello County, Iowa, USA

Chief Blackhawk Cenotaph

1743 – 3 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

Meredith Willson

18 May 1902 – 15 Jun 1984

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

Mason City, Cerro Gordo 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

Jacob Gardner Lauman

20 Jan 1813 – 9 Feb 1867

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

Burlington, Des Moines County, Iowa, USA

No grave photo

Fred Cramer Gilchrist

2 Jun 1868 – 10 Mar 1950

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

Laurens, Pocahontas County, Iowa, USA

Karl Leopold Matthies

31 May 1824 – 16 Oct 1868

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

Burlington, Des Moines County, Iowa, USA

Jacob E. Taylor

1 Sep 1820 – 24 Aug 1896

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

Knoxville, Marion 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

Chief Waubonsie

1765 – 1848

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

Mills County, Iowa, USA