Resting Places

The Burial Sites of More Than 14,000 Famous Persons, 3d ed.

Third Edition


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About the Book

In its third edition, this massive reference work lists the final resting places of more than 14,000 people from a wide range of fields, including politics, the military, the arts, crime, sports and popular culture. Many entries are new to this edition. Each listing provides birth and death dates, a brief summary of the subject’s claim to fame and their burial site location or as much as is known. Grave location within a cemetery is provided in many cases, as well as places of cremation and sites where ashes were scattered. Source information is provided.

About the Author(s)

Historian Scott Wilson has written articles for or contributed to Classic Images, The Freedonia Gazette, High Performance Review and has done interviews for Midnight Marquee, The Toronto Star, The Indianapolis Star and other publications. He lives in Richmond, Indiana.

Bibliographic Details

Scott Wilson
Format: softcover (8.5 x 11 in 2 vols.)
Pages: 452
Bibliographic Info: glossary, notes, bibliography, index
Copyright Date: 2016
pISBN: 978-0-7864-7992-4
eISBN: 978-1-4766-2599-7
Imprint: McFarland

Table of Contents

Acknowledgments vii
Introduction to the Second Edition 1
(Entries 1–5497) 2

RESTING PLACES : Lewis, Sheldon–Z
(Entries 5498–10113) 461
Bibliography 877
Index 883

Book Reviews & Awards

• “Meticulously researched”—ARBA

Reviews of the Second Edition:

• “A good resource…recommended”—Choice

• “Easy-to-use…interesting…useful”—Booklist

• “Fascinating”—C&RL News

• “Broader treatment [than the competition]…provided with a flair…detail[ed]”—Big Reel

• “Interesting…a great companion”—Accessibly Live Off-Line