List of people buried at Arlington National Cemetery

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This list states all of the notable individuals that are buried at Arlington National Cemetery.

Military burials[edit]

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Alan Louis Eggers, Medal of Honor recipient for World War I.
Charles D. Griffin, Navy four-star Admiral.

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  • John Irwin (1832–1901), United States Navy rear admiral

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  • James Jabara (1923–1966), the first American jet ace in history, credited with shooting down 15 enemy aircraft during aerial combat.
  • Daniel "Chappie" James, Jr. (1920–1978), USAF, first African American four-star General in the U.S. Armed Forces
  • George Juskalian (1914–2010), U.S. Army veteran, three decades and fought in three wars including World War II, Korean War, and Vietnam War.

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  • Henry Louis Larsen (1890–1962), Marine Lieutenant General; commanded the first deployed American troops in both World Wars; Governor of Guam and American Samoa.
  • John Marshall Lee (1914–2003), Vice Admiral, U.S. Navy; WWII, Korea, Vietnam, NATO, S.A.L.T Talks; Navy Cross, DSM, Legion of Merit; son of Lieutenant-Colonel Alva Lee.
  • Ruth A. Lucas (1920–2013), the first African American female Air Force Colonel
  • Francis Lupo (1895–1918), private killed in France during World War I; holds the distinction of possibly being the longest U.S. service member missing in action to be found (1918–2003)

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  • Robert A. "Fuzzy" Theobald (1884–1957), U.S. Navy rear admiral who commanded Navy forces in the Aleutian Islands Campaign during World War II
  • Larry Thorne (1919–1965), Finnish soldier who served in the US special forces and was a World War II veteran; called "soldier who fought under three flags (Finland, Germany and USA)"

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  • Matt Urban (1919–1995), Lt. Colonel, U.S Army, Ret., Medal of Honor recipient with seven Purple Hearts, WW II. He has the most individual combat decorations for an infantryman (~14) from US Army for WW II.

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  • Howard L. Vickery (1892–1946), Vice-Admiral, U.S. Navy and World War II merchant shipbuilder

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As of May 2006, there were 367 Medal of Honor recipients buried in Arlington National Cemetery,[14] nine of whom are Canadians.

Wartime service members with other distinguished careers[edit]

Medgar Evers, civil rights activist.
John W. Weeks, Secretary of War

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  • William Howard Taft, Secretary of War, President of the United States, Chief Justice of the United States

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Notable civilians[edit]

Edward M. Kennedy, U.S. Senator.

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  • James Parks, freedman, the only person buried at Arlington Cemetery who was born on the grounds.

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Remains from all of the Space Shuttle Challenger's crew are interred in Section 46, including four civilians and three military members.

Four state funerals have been held at Arlington: those of Presidents William Howard Taft and John F. Kennedy, that of General John J. Pershing, and that of U.S. Senator from Massachusetts Edward M. Kennedy.

References[edit]

  1. ^ Michael Robert Patterson, ed. (May 13, 2009). "David E. Baker: Brigadier General, United States Air Force". Arlington National Cemetery Website. Retrieved March 16, 2011. 
  2. ^ Paul Duggan (March 15, 2011). "Frank Buckles, last U.S. vet­eran of World War I, laid to rest at Arlington". The Washington Post. Retrieved March 16, 2011. 
  3. ^ Adm John Mellen Brady Clitz at Find a Grave
  4. ^ Edmund Ross Colhoun at Find a Grave
  5. ^ Adm Charles Maynard Cooke at Find a Grave
  6. ^ http://www.arlingtoncemetery.net/twcrawford.htm
  7. ^ Adm Franklin J Drake at Find a Grave
  8. ^ William Alexander Glassford at Find a Grave
  9. ^ John Spencer Hardy obituary, Baton Rouge Morning Advocate, May 3, 2012
  10. ^ http://www.legacy.com/obituaries/washingtonpost/obituary.aspx?n=jeanne-m-holm&pid=139892802
  11. ^ "Former AP executive Koehler, who also served a week in Reagan White House, dies in Conn. at 82". Associated Press (Minneapolis Star Tribune). 2012-09-29. Retrieved 2012-10-08. 
  12. ^ TogetherWeServed – VADM Benedict Semmes
  13. ^ Joseph S. Skerrett at Find a Grave
  14. ^ Medal of Honor Recipients Buried at Arlington National Cemetery, Arlington National Cemetery. Retrieved on April 9, 2006.
  15. ^ William Friedman at Find a Grave & Elizebeth Smith Friedman at Find a Grave
  16. ^ New York Times Obituary, March 6, 1935; and www.arlingtoncemetery.net/owholmes.htm
  17. ^ "Headstone A K Lowenstein". Arlington National Cemetery Website. 
  18. ^ Bush At War, Bob Woodward, Simon and Schuester, 2002, page 317
  19. ^ Rapp, David (2013-10-21). "Roll Call Founder Sid Yudain Dies at 90". Roll Call. Retrieved 2013-11-17. 
  20. ^ "Arlington Cemetery Listing

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