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Famous Graves in North Dakota

53 records found


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Sitting Bull

1831 – 15 Dec 1890

Sioux Indian Leader. His parents named him "Slow" because they...

Roger Maris

10 Sep 1934 – 14 Dec 1985

Major League Baseball Player. For 12 season (1957 to 1968) he...

Henry Gurke

6 Nov 1922 – 9 Nov 1943

World War II Congressional Medal of Honor recipient. Served as...

Thomas Sletteland

Feb 1872 – Sep 1915

Philippine Insurrection Congressional Medal of Honor recipient....

Chief John Matowatakpe “Charging Bear” Grass

1837 – 10 May 1918

Lakota Chief. Born to the Blackfeet Teton band of the Lakota...

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Dewey Williams

5 Feb 1916 – 19 Mar 2000

Major League Baseball Player. A backup catcher, he played for the...

William Lewis Guy

30 Sep 1919 – 26 Apr 2013

Governor of North Dakota. William Lewis Guy was born in Devils...

Thomas Hall

6 Jun 1869 – 4 Dec 1958

United States Congressman from North Dakota. Born in Cliff Mine,...

Don Levingston Short

22 Jun 1903 – 10 May 1982

US Congressman. The Le Mars, Iowa, native moved to Billings...

William Langer

30 Sep 1886 – 8 Nov 1959

US Senator, North Dakota Governor. Langer served as a United...

Steve M. Myhra

2 Apr 1934 – 4 Aug 1994

Professional Football Player. For six seasons (1957 to 1962), he...

Clifford Joseph “Fido” Purpur

26 Sep 1912 – 21 Feb 2001

Professional Hockey Player. A native of Grand Forks, North...

Judge Ronald Norwood Davies

11 Dec 1904 – 18 Apr 1996

Judge. Born in Crookston in Polk County in northwestern...

Elmore Yocum Sarles

15 Jan 1859 – 14 Feb 1929

Served as Governor of North Dakota from January 5, 1905 to...

Carl Benjamin Eielson

20 Jul 1897 – 9 Nov 1929

Carl Benjamin Eielson was born in Hatton, North Dakota. He was...

Larry Steinbach

23 Dec 1900 – 29 Jan 1967

Professional Football Player. Raised on a farm in a large family,...

Dean Kutz

18 Aug 1956 – 26 Sep 2004

Professional Jockey. He overcame countless physical setbacks...

Hjalmar Carl Nygaard

24 Mar 1906 – 18 Jul 1963

US Congressman. Elected to represent North Dakota in the United...

Willis H. Downs

Sep 1866 – 15 Sep 1929

Philippine Insurrection Congressional Medal of Honor recipient....

Thomas Frank Marshall

7 Mar 1854 – 20 Aug 1921

US Congressman. Elected to represent North Dakota in the United...

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