Holy Cross Cemetery (Colma, California)
Holy Cross Mausoleum
|Owned by||Archdiocese of San Francisco|
|Size||300 acres (1.2 km2)|
|Website||Holy Cross Cemetery|
|Find a Grave||Holy Cross Catholic Cemetery|
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Holy Cross Catholic Cemetery in Colma, California is an American Roman Catholic cemetery operated by the Archdiocese of San Francisco. Established in 1887 on 300 acres (1.2 km2) of a former potato farm, it is the oldest and largest cemetery established in Colma to serve the needs of San Francisco. Several notable historical figures are interred at Holy Cross. Two of the three cemetery sequences in the film Harold and Maude were filmed here.
- Joseph Alemany, San Francisco's first archbishop.
- Joseph Alioto. Mayor of San Francisco (1968-1976).
- Delos R. Ashley. Nevada U.S. Representative.
- Winifred Bonfils, reporter and columnist.
- Jimmy Britt, boxer
- Pat Brown, 32nd Governor of California.
- Benny Bufano, sculptor.
- Joe Carcione. "The Green Grocer" columnist and personality.
- Casey, Patrick and Terence. A brother team who were popular writers for the pulp magazines from 1910 through the early '20s.
- Eugene Casserly. U.S. Senator.
- John Chapman. Civil War soldier, Medal of Honor recipient.
- Joe Corbett, Major League Baseball pitcher.
- Frank Crosetti. New York Yankees baseball teammate of Joe DiMaggio.
- Michael de Young, Co-founder of the San Francisco Chronicle, namesake of the M. H. de Young Memorial Museum.
- Joe DiMaggio (1914–1999), Baseball Hall of Fame
- John G. Downey, 7th Governor of California
- Eddie Erdelatz, first head coach of Oakland Raiders football team.
- Sammy Ewing, aka Sammy Winston, Sammy The Mick, legendary Bay Area musician, artists, author and Poet. Singer of All Bets Off and founder of Spider Ghost Press Gang
- James Graham Fair, Bonanza King, U.S. Senator.
- Abigail Folger, Heiress, socialite, Manson murder victim.
- Edwin Alexander Forbes, Adjutant-General of California
- Kathryn Forbes, Writer
- Tirey L. Ford, Attorney-General for California.
- Charlie Fox, Major League Baseball manager, coach, and scout.
- A.P. Giannini. Founder of Bank of America.
- Charlie Geggus. Major League Baseball player, who played one season for the 1884 Washington Nationals of the Union Association.
- Vince Guaraldi. Jazz musician
- Edward Joseph Hanna San Francisco's Third Archbishop
- Michael A. Healy American Captain in United States Revenue Cutter (predecessor of the United States Coast Guard)
- Edward Higgins Confederate General
- Eric Hoffer American moral and social philosopher
- Leo McCarthy former California Lieutenant Governor.
- Pete McDonough bail bondsmen.
- James A. McDougall. U.S. Senator.
- Joseph Thomas McGucken San Francisco's Fifth Archbishop
- Theresa Meikle, the first woman elected to Superior Court Judge in any major American city
- John J. Mitty San Francisco's Fourth Archbishop
- John J. Montgomery. Pioneer aviator, aerodynamicist, and physicist. First American to fly in a heavier-than-air machine.
- Maggie Moore. Silent film actress
- George Moscone. Mayor of San Francisco.
- George Hugh Niederauer, San Francisco’s Eighth Archbishop
- John I. Nolan, U.S. Representative.
- Mae Nolan, California's first female congressperson.
- John Raphael Quinn, San Francisco’s Sixth Archbishop
- Michael Riordan San Francisco police chief
- Patrick William Riordan San Francisco's Second Archbishop
- Angelo Joseph Rossi. Mayor of San Francisco (1931–1944).
- Pietro Carlo Rossi Winemaker and 1st President Italian Swiss Colony
- Hank Sauer, professional baseball player.
- Eugene Schmitz, Mayor of San Francisco (1902–1907).
- Fred Scolari, professional basketball player.
- John F. Shelley, Mayor of San Francisco (1964–1968).
- William M. Stewart. U.S. Senator.
- Ethel Teare. American silent film actress.
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