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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

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

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

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

Bernie Mac

5 Oct 1957 – 9 Aug 2008

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

Homewood, Cook County, Illinois, USA

Al Capone

17 Jan 1899 – 25 Jan 1947

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

Hillside, 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

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

Richard Warren Sears

7 Dec 1863 – 28 Sep 1914

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

Chicago, Cook 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

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Vietnam War Tribute Memorial

Birth and death dates unknown.

Memorial. Located at the National Veterans Art Museum Chicago,...

Chicago, Cook County, Illinois, USA

Enrico Fermi

29 Sep 1901 – 28 Nov 1954

Physicist. He was awarded the Nobel Prize in Physics in 1938. He...

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

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

Charles Rudolph Walgreen

9 Oct 1873 – 11 Dec 1939

Businessman. The son of Swedish immigrants, he started a...

Dixon, Lee County, Illinois, USA

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