Animals, baseball players, musicians, fashion designers, actors, and all call Missouri their final resting place.

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Missouri has hundreds of famous people buried throughout the state. some honorable local mentions:

  • ADM Robert Edward Coontz - US Navy Admiral buried at the Mount Olivet Cemetery in Hannibal.
  • Arthur Forrest - Congressional Medal of Honor recipient buried at Grand View Burial Park in Hanibal.
  • Thomas J. Higgins Sr. - Civil War Congressional Medal of Honor Recipient buried at the Holy Family Cemetery in Hannibal.
  • Gilchrist Porter - U.S. Congressman is buried in the Riverside Cemetery in Hannibal.
  • Edward Long - U.S. Senator is buried at the Grand View Burial Park in Hannibal

In doing this research I found that there are a ton of famous people that came from Missouri that I had no idea were from Missouri.

15 Famous People Buried in Missouri

From St. Louis baseball legends to presidents to actors and war heroes, Missouri has some big names buried in the state.

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Counties with the most tornadoes in Missouri

Stacker compiled a list of counties which experience the most tornadoes in Missouri using data from NOAA's National Centers for Environmental Information.

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