Special Report

Famous People Buried at Arlington Who Weren’t in the Military

Source: pingnews / Flickr

Harry Andrew Blackmun (1908-1999)
> Known as: Supreme Court justice

Source: Public Domain / Wikimedia Commons

Helen Herron “Nellie” Taft (1861-1943)
> Known as: First lady of President William Howard Taft; arranged for Japanese cherry trees to be planted in Washington, D.C.

Source: Public Domain / Wikimedia Commons

Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis (1929-1994)
> Known as: First lady of President John F. Kennedy; American icon

Source: Courtesy of George Washington Memorial Parkway via Facebook

James Parks (1843-1929)
> Known as: Freed slave, born on the grounds of the Arlington estate

Source: Authenticated News / Archive Photos via Getty Images

Jane Delano (1862-1919)
> Known as: Nurse and founder of the American Red Cross Nursing Service

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