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Famous Graves in Louisiana

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Jefferson Davis

3 Jun 1808 – 6 Dec 1889

Confederate States of America President, Author. Former burial...

New Orleans, Orleans Parish, Louisiana, USA

Fats Domino

26 Feb 1928 – 24 Oct 2017

Singer. He was a rhythm and blues musician who became one of the...

Metairie, Jefferson Parish, Louisiana, USA

No grave photo

Hurricanes Katrina and Rita Memorial

unknown – 2005

Erected in August 2006, the monument is dedicated to the memory...

New Orleans, Orleans Parish, Louisiana, USA

Mahalia Jackson

c.26 Oct 1912 – 27 Jan 1972

Gospel Singer, Television Personality, Civil Rights Activist. She...

Metairie, Jefferson Parish, Louisiana, USA

Donna Douglas

26 Sep 1932 – 1 Jan 2015

Actress. She had an acting career in television and motion...

Bluff Creek, East Feliciana Parish, Louisiana, USA

P.G.T. Beauregard

28 May 1818 – 20 Feb 1893

Civil War Confederate General. Called the "Little Creole" and the...

New Orleans, Orleans Parish, Louisiana, USA

Al Hirt

7 Nov 1922 – 27 Apr 1999

Jazz Musician. He is considered a trumpet playing legend by...

New Orleans, Orleans Parish, Louisiana, USA

Hank Stram

3 Jan 1923 – 4 Jul 2005

Coach, Sports announcer. Hank Stram was the first coach of the ...

Covington, St. Tammany Parish, Louisiana, USA

Johnny Horton

30 Apr 1925 – 5 Nov 1960

Musician. Born in Los Angeles, California, he was a popular...

Red Chute, Bossier Parish, Louisiana, USA

John Bell Hood

29 Jun 1831 – 30 Aug 1879

Civil War Confederate Lieutenant General. He was born John Bell...

New Orleans, Orleans Parish, Louisiana, USA

Peter “Pistol Pete” Maravich

22 Jun 1947 – 5 Jan 1988

Professional Basketball Player. The greatest college (NCAA)...

Baton Rouge, East Baton Rouge Parish, Louisiana, USA

Justin E. Wilson

24 Apr 1914 – 5 Sep 2001

Humorist, Television Personality. A Cajun humorist and chef, he...

Port Vincent, Livingston Parish, Louisiana, USA

Tomb of the Army of Northern Virginia

Birth and death dates unknown.

Monument. Located in the center of the Metairie Cemetery,...

New Orleans, Orleans Parish, Louisiana, USA

CPT Steven Logan Bennett

22 Apr 1946 – 29 Jun 1972

Viet Nam Congressional Medal of Honor Recipient. Served during...

Lafayette, Lafayette Parish, Louisiana, USA

Huddie William “Lead Belly” Ledbetter

20 Jan 1889 – 6 Dec 1949

American Folk Blues Singer, Songwriter, Guitarist. Musician from...

Mooringsport, Caddo Parish, Louisiana, USA

Louis Prima

7 Dec 1910 – 24 Aug 1978

Jazz Musician. Born in New Orleans, Louisiana. As a child he...

New Orleans, Orleans Parish, Louisiana, USA

Marie Laveau

10 Sep 1794 – 15 Jun 1881

American Folk Figure. Known to history and popular lore as a...

New Orleans, Orleans Parish, Louisiana, USA

Gram Parsons

5 Nov 1946 – 19 Sep 1973

County/Rock Musician. His love of music grew from the guitar...

Metairie, Jefferson Parish, Louisiana, USA

Raymond Michael Clausen, Jr

14 Oct 1947 – 30 May 2004

Vietnam War Congressional Medal of Honor Recipient. He was a...

Ponchatoula, Tangipahoa Parish, Louisiana, USA

Percy Sledge

25 Nov 1940 – 14 Apr 2015

American R&B and Soul Singer. Born Percy Tyrone Sledge, he is...

Baton Rouge, East Baton Rouge Parish, Louisiana, USA

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