|County||Name / Date / Cemetery||Description|
4/20/1951 – 7/1/2005
George Washington Memorial Park
He became famous for his soulful, romantic ballads and his many collaborations with such stars as Dionne Warwick, Whitney Houston and Janet Jackson.
6/21/1821 – 8/10/1888
Old Camden Cemetery
|Civil War Union Army Officer.|
He served during the Civil War as Colonel and commander of the 24th New Jersey Volunteer Infantry.
5/31/1819 – 3/26/1892
Considered one of America’s foremost men of letters, Whitman was born on Long Island, NY.
|Essex||Edison, Thomas Alva|
2/11/1847 – 10/18/1931
Edison National Historic Site
He was born in Milan, Ohio.
|Essex||Graham, Andrew J.|
1830 – 5/21/1894
He developed the shorthand system known as “Graham’s Shorthand”.
|Mercer||Cleveland, Grover (Stephen)|
3/18/1837 – 6/24/1908
|22nd and 24th United States President, New York Governor.|
A Democrat, he was first elected President in 1884, defeated in 1888, and reelected in 1892, becoming the only United States President to serve two non-consecutive terms.
12/7/1986 – 7/29/1994
Saint Mary’s Cemetery
She was murdered by a neighbor, Jesse Timmendequas and it was later discovered that he had been released from prison after having served time for child molestation.
1725 – 1/12/1777
Princeton Battlefield Site
|Revolutionary War Continental Brigadier General.|
Studied medicine in Scotland.
|Middlesex||Beamer, Todd Morgan|
11/24/1968 – 9/11/2001
|September 11th United Flight 93 Passenger.|
A high school athlete in baseball, basketball and soccer, he attended Fresno State University and Wheaton College.
, Robert Wood
3/7/1905 – 5/21/1905
|Businessman, pharmaceutical magnate, philanthropiSt. Son of Johnson & Johnson founder Robert Wood Johnson and his second wife, Evangeline Armstrong.|
|Monmouth||Lombardi, Vince (Vincent) T.|
6/11/1913 – 9/3/1970
Mount Olivet Cemetery
|Hall of Fame Professional Football Coach.|
Legendary for his discipline, his approach to football fundamentals, and his facility with words and inspirational quips.
|Ocean||Hindenburg Disaster Memorial|
Naval Air Warfare Center
|On May 6, 1937, the hydrogen-fueled dirigible exploded as it was circling the central New Jersey plains.|
The memorial, which rests at the exact site of the explosion, was dedicated in 1987 to commemorate the 50th anniversary of the disaster.
Hangar Number One, where the giant airship was kept between flights, has been declared a National Historic Site and still remains on the edge of the landing area within sight of the memorial.
|Union||Houston, Whitney Elizabeth|
8/9/1963 – 2/11/2012
|Recording Artist, Actress, Entertainer.|
Regarded as one of the finest female vocalists of her generation, she began her musical career singing as a member of the New Hope Baptist Church junior gospel choir.
|Union||Moore, Dudley (Dudley Stuart John)|
4/19/1935 – 3/27/2002
He is most remembered for his roles in the films “10” and “Arthur.