A Virtual Cemetery created by The Sunlight Caller

Milwaukee Heroes

Important people that made Milwaukee what it is.

21 memorials
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 Valentin Blatz

Valentin Blatz

1 Oct 1826 – 26 May 1894

Businessman, Beer Magnate. Valentin Blatz, born to...

Milwaukee, Milwaukee County, Wisconsin, USA

Dr James Cameron

Dr James Cameron

23 Feb 1914 – 11 Jun 2006

Social Reformer. He founded America's Black...

Milwaukee, Milwaukee County, Wisconsin, USA

 Jack Carson

Jack Carson

27 Oct 1910 – 2 Jan 1963

Actor. He was born in Carmen, Manitoba, Canada as...

Glendale, Los Angeles County, California, USA

 Colleen Dewhurst
No grave photo

Colleen Dewhurst

3 Jun 1924 – 22 Aug 1991

Actress. During her 45-year career, she is...

Cremated , Ashes given to family or friend
 Robert Easton
No grave photo

Robert Easton

23 Nov 1930 – 16 Dec 2011

Actor. Known for his reputation as a master of...

Cremated , Ashes given to family or friend
Rev James Edmund Groppi

Rev James Edmund Groppi

16 Nov 1930 – 4 Nov 1985

Milwaukee, Milwaukee County, Wisconsin, USA

 Byron Kilbourn

Byron Kilbourn

8 Sep 1801 – 18 Dec 1870

Business Magnate, Milwaukee Founder and Mayor. The...

Milwaukee, Milwaukee County, Wisconsin, USA

 Rufus King

Rufus King

26 Jan 1814 – 13 Oct 1876

Civil War Union Brigadier General. He was the...

Jamaica, Queens County, New York, USA

 Alfred Lunt

Alfred Lunt

12 Aug 1892 – 3 Aug 1977

Actor. Born in Milwaukee, Wisconsin, he was a...

Milwaukee, Milwaukee County, Wisconsin, USA

 Arthur MacArthur

Arthur MacArthur

26 Jan 1815 – 26 Aug 1896

Wisconsin Governor. He was Lieutenant Governor of...

Washington, District of Columbia, District Of Columbia, USA

 John Daniel Matuszak

John Daniel Matuszak

25 Oct 1950 – 17 Jun 1989

Professional Football Player, Actor. All-Pro...

Cudahy, Milwaukee County, Wisconsin, USA

 Frederick Edward John Miller

Frederick Edward John Miller

24 Nov 1824 – 11 Jun 1888

Businessman. He founded the Miller Brewing Company...

Milwaukee, Milwaukee County, Wisconsin, USA

 Ernestine S <I>Singleton</I> O'Bee-Wilson

Ernestine S Singleton O'Bee-Wilson

20 Mar 1907 – 22 Jan 2007

Milwaukee, Milwaukee County, Wisconsin, USA

 Pat O'Brien

Pat O'Brien

11 Nov 1899 – 15 Oct 1983

Actor, best remembered for his tough Irish...

Culver City, Los Angeles County, California, USA

 Theobald Otjen

Theobald Otjen

27 Oct 1851 – 11 Apr 1924

U.S. Congressman. Born in West China, Michigan, he...

Milwaukee, Milwaukee County, Wisconsin, USA

 Frederick Pabst

Frederick Pabst

28 Mar 1836 – 1 Jan 1904

Businessman. Beer magnate who founded the Pabst...

Milwaukee, Milwaukee County, Wisconsin, USA

 Joseph Schlitz

Joseph Schlitz Cenotaph

15 May 1831 – 7 May 1875

Businessman, Beer magnate. He propelled the tiny...

Milwaukee, Milwaukee County, Wisconsin, USA

 Christopher Latham Sholes

Christopher Latham Sholes

14 Feb 1819 – 17 Feb 1890

Sholes is credited as the U.S. inventor who...

Milwaukee, Milwaukee County, Wisconsin, USA

 Tom Snyder
No grave photo

Tom Snyder

12 May 1936 – 29 Jul 2007

TV Talk Show Host. He was best known for his NBC...

Unknown
 Spencer Tracy

Spencer Tracy

5 Apr 1900 – 10 Jun 1967

American Actor. Tracy, considered one of...

Glendale, Los Angeles County, California, USA

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