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Famous Graves in Louisiana

432 records found


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Jefferson Davis

3 Jun 1808 – 6 Dec 1889

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

No grave photo

Fats Domino

26 Feb 1928 – 24 Oct 2017

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

Mahalia Jackson

c.26 Oct 1911 – 27 Jan 1972

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

Donna Douglas

26 Sep 1932 – 1 Jan 2015

American Actress. Douglas, who grew up in Baton Rouge, will best...

Pierre Gustave Toutant “P. G.T.” Beauregard

28 May 1818 – 20 Feb 1893

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

Al Hirt

7 Nov 1922 – 27 Apr 1999

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

Rodolphe Lucien Desdunes

15 Nov 1849 – 14 Aug 1928

Author of "Nos Hommes et Noire Histoire" (Our People and Our...

Hank Stram

3 Jan 1923 – 4 Jul 2005

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

Johnny Horton

30 Apr 1925 – 5 Nov 1960

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

Justin E. Wilson

24 Apr 1914 – 5 Sep 2001

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

John Bell Hood

29 Jun 1831 – 30 Aug 1879

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

Tomb of the Army of Northern Virginia

Birth and death dates unknown.

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

Peter “Pistol Pete” Maravich

22 Jun 1947 – 5 Jan 1988

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

Huddie William “Lead Belly” Ledbetter

20 Jan 1889 – 6 Dec 1949

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

Louis Prima

7 Dec 1910 – 24 Aug 1978

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

CPT Steven Logan Bennett

22 Apr 1946 – 29 Jun 1972

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

Marie Laveau

10 Sep 1794 – 15 Jun 1881

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

Gram Parsons

5 Nov 1946 – 19 Sep 1973

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

James Houston “Jimmie” Davis

11 Sep 1899 – 5 Nov 2000

Musician, Louisiana Governor. He was a singer, guitar player best...

No grave photo

Percy Sledge

25 Nov 1941 – 14 Apr 2015

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

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