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Famous Graves in Illinois

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Abraham Lincoln

12 Feb 1809 – 15 Apr 1865

16th United States President. As newly elected Abraham Lincoln...

Springfield, Sangamon County, Illinois, USA

Abraham Lincoln

12 Feb 1809 – 15 Apr 1865

16th United States President. As newly elected Abraham Lincoln...

Springfield, Sangamon County, Illinois, USA

Paul Harvey Sr.

4 Sep 1918 – 28 Feb 2009

Radio Broadcaster. He began a career radio broadcasting in 1933...

Forest Park, Cook County, Illinois, USA

Burl Ives

14 Jun 1909 – 14 Apr 1995

Actor, Folk Singer, Author. Over the course of a long and...

Hunt City, Jasper County, Illinois, USA

John Deere

7 Feb 1804 – 17 May 1886

Inventor, Industrialist. He is best known for founding the yard,...

Moline, Rock Island County, Illinois, USA

Jesse Owens

12 Sep 1913 – 31 Mar 1980

Olympic Games Gold Medalist Athlete, Civil Rights Reformer. He...

Chicago, Cook County, Illinois, USA

Al Capone

17 Jan 1899 – 25 Jan 1947

Organized Crime Figure, Chicago Gangster. This is Al Capone's...

Chicago, Cook County, Illinois, USA

Al Capone

17 Jan 1899 – 25 Jan 1947

Organized Crime Figure, Chicago Gangster. Probably the best known...

Hillside, Cook County, Illinois, USA

Bernie Mac

5 Oct 1957 – 9 Aug 2008

Comedian, Actor. Born Bernard Jeffrey McCullough, he began his...

Homewood, Cook County, Illinois, USA

John Belushi Cenotaph

24 Jan 1949 – 5 Mar 1982

Actor. Comedian. Born John Adam Belushi in Chicago to Albanian...

River Grove, Cook County, Illinois, USA

Ernie “Mr. Cub” Banks

31 Jan 1931 – 23 Jan 2015

Hall of Fame Major Leage Baseball Player. A career .274...

Chicago, Cook County, Illinois, USA

Mary Ann Todd Lincoln

13 Dec 1818 – 16 Jul 1882

Presidential First Lady. She was the wife of 16th US President...

Springfield, Sangamon County, Illinois, USA

Gene Krupa

15 Jan 1909 – 16 Oct 1973

Band Leader, Drummer. He was considered to be the first drum...

Calumet City, Cook County, Illinois, USA

Carl Sandburg

6 Jan 1878 – 22 Jul 1967

Author. Poet. Born in Galesburg, Illinois, the son of Swedish...

Galesburg, Knox County, Illinois, USA

Richard Warren Sears

7 Dec 1863 – 28 Sep 1914

Businessman. He was the founder of Sears, Roebuck and Company,...

Chicago, Cook County, Illinois, USA

Oscar Ferdinand Mayer

29 Mar 1859 – 11 Mar 1955

Business Magnate. He was the founder of the Oscar Mayer Company,...

Chicago, Cook County, Illinois, USA

Muddy Waters

4 Apr 1915 – 30 Apr 1983

Blues Musician. Born McKinley Morganfield, Muddy Waters received...

Alsip, Cook County, Illinois, USA

Eastland Disaster Memorial

Birth and death dates unknown.

On July 24, 1915 the SS Eastland had taken on more than 2,500...

Chicago, Cook County, Illinois, USA

Harry Caray

1 Mar 1914 – 18 Feb 1998

Hall of Fame Major League Baseball Sportscaster. He was born...

Des Plaines, Cook County, Illinois, USA

Emmett Louis Till

25 Jul 1941 – 28 Aug 1955

Murder Victim, Civil Rights Figure. It is believed by many that...

Alsip, Cook County, Illinois, USA

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