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Famous Graves in Nevada

127 records found


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Tony Curtis

3 Jun 1925 – 29 Sep 2010

Actor. Born Bernard Schwartz, his father was a tailor who...

Las Vegas, Clark County, Nevada, USA

Wayde Preston

10 Sep 1929 – 6 Feb 1992

Actor. Born William Erksine Strange to Bernice and John Strange,...

Lovelock, Pershing County, Nevada, USA

Redd Foxx

9 Dec 1922 – 11 Oct 1991

Comedian, Actor. He was best known for his role as junk man 'Fred...

Las Vegas, Clark County, Nevada, USA

Chief Tecopa

c.1815 – 1906

Native American Indian Leader. Chief Tecopa (Teca-Avats) became...

Pahrump, Nye County, Nevada, USA

Harry Haag James

15 Mar 1916 – 5 Jul 1983

Musician, Band Leader. The wartime era was crowded with big bands...

Las Vegas, Clark County, Nevada, USA

Sonny Liston

8 May 1932 – 30 Dec 1970

Professional Boxer. He was the Heavyweight Champion of the World...

Las Vegas, Clark County, Nevada, USA

William “Wild Bill” Elliott

16 Oct 1904 – 26 Nov 1965

Actor. The most prolific Western performer in Hollywood history,...

Las Vegas, Clark County, Nevada, USA

Dat-So-La-Lee Louisa Keyser

1835 – 6 Dec 1925

American Indian Artist. Dat-So-La-Le was Native American Washoe...

Stewart, Carson City, Nevada, USA

Preston Ward

24 Jul 1927 – 3 Jun 2013

Major League Baseball Player. For nine seasons (1948, 1950 and...

Las Vegas, Clark County, Nevada, USA

Steve Rossi

25 May 1932 – 24 Jun 2014

Entertainer. He received notoriety as an American stand-up...

Las Vegas, Clark County, Nevada, USA

Robin Leach

29 Aug 1941 – 24 Aug 2018

Entertainment Journalist. He was best known to television...

Las Vegas, Clark County, Nevada, USA

Velma “Wild Horse Annie” Bronn Johnston

5 Mar 1912 – 27 Jun 1977

Animal Rights Activist. During the 1950s in Nevada, she exposed...

Reno, Washoe County, Nevada, USA

Chic Johnson

5 Mar 1896 – 2 Feb 1962

Entertainer. He was born Harold Ogden Johnson in Chicago,...

Las Vegas, Clark County, Nevada, USA

Russ Morgan

29 Apr 1904 – 7 Aug 1969

Musician. A trombone player, in the 1920s and 1930s, he was an...

Las Vegas, Clark County, Nevada, USA

Pancho Gonzales

9 May 1928 – 3 Jul 1995

Legendary Tennis Player. He won consecutive U.S. Championships in...

Las Vegas, Clark County, Nevada, USA

Wovoka Jack Wilson

1856 – 20 Sep 1932

Paiute Mystic and prophet of the "Ghost Dance" religion. Little...

Schurz, Mineral County, Nevada, USA

Billy Guy

20 Jun 1936 – 5 Nov 2002

R&B/Doo-Wop Musician. A native of Attasca, Texas, he was born...

Las Vegas, Clark County, Nevada, USA

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Bartholomew T Keenan

1843 – unknown

Indian Campaigns Congressional Medal of Honor Recipient. He...

Gold Hill, Storey County, Nevada, USA

Phyllis Davis

17 Jul 1940 – 27 Sep 2013

Actress. Born Phyllis Ann Davis, she is best remembered for her...

Henderson, Clark County, Nevada, USA

Gene Robertson

25 Dec 1899 – 21 Oct 1981

Baseball Player. Eugene Robertson was the most prominent major...

Hawthorne, Mineral County, Nevada, USA

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