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These 7 Famous People Died In Mississippi…And Here’s Exactly Where It Happened

Just as Mississippi is the birthplace of a number of famous people, it is also where several well-known people lost their lives. Sometimes, looking back on these losses can be difficult but it is also important to never forget our state’s history. So if you’re ready to remember, read on for seven famous people who lost their lives in Mississippi.

Were you surprised by any of these, or have another to add to the list? Be sure to share in the comments section below.


Daniella DiRienzo
Even though she was born in New York, Daniella has lived in the south pretty much her entire life. The self-proclaimed southerner graduated from the University of Southern Mississippi in 2011. Since graduation, she has worked as a freelance writer for several websites and opened a clothing consignment shop in her town of Picayune, MS.