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Alta Mesa Memorial Park
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Alta Mesa Memorial Park is a non-denominational burial ground located in Palo Alto, Santa Clara County, California. It was established in 1904 as a 72-acre cemetery.WEB,weblink Welcome to Alta Mesa Memorial Park, Palo Alto, California, Altamesafuneral.com, July 5, 2012, It includes traditional burial plots, a mausoleum and a columbarium.File:Pigpen-context.jpg|{{largethumb}}|Context view of "Pigpen" McKernan's, headstone at Alta Mesa.]]

Notable burials

  • Thomas A. Bailey, American historian{{citation needed|date=June 2015}}
  • Larry Wu-Tai Chin, a famous Chinese spy{{Find a Grave|171926164|Larry Wu-Tai Chin|accessdate=May 9, 2018}}
  • Tennessee Ernie Ford, musician{{Find a Grave|3806|Tennessee Ernie Ford|accessdate=June 30, 2015}}
  • Wilhelmina Harper, successful children's author in the 1930s and 1940s, and published more than 40 compilations of children and young adult stories
  • Steve Jobs, co-founder of Apple Inc. (unmarked grave)WEB, Shan Li,weblink Steve Jobs buried in Alta Mesa among other technologists - latimes.com, latimes.com, October 11, 2011, October 12, 2011, {{Find a Grave|77692175|Steve Jobs|accessdate=June 30, 2015}} {{Failed verification|date=October 2017}}
  • Ron "Pigpen" McKernan, keyboardist, harmonica player and lead vocalist, founding member of the Grateful Dead{{Find a Grave|1724|Ronald C. "Pigpen" McKernan|accessdate=June 30, 2015}}
  • Kathleen Thompson Norris, American novelist{{Find a Grave|5331|Kathleen Thompson Norris|accessdate=June 30, 2015}}
  • David Packard, co-founder of Hewlett-Packard and U.S. Deputy Secretary of Defense{{Find a Grave|8043490|David Packard|accessdate=June 30, 2015}}
  • Herold Ruel, major-league American baseball player{{Find a Grave|13443459|Herold Ruel|accessdate=June 30, 2015}}
  • William Shockley, developed transistor and won Nobel Prize for Physics{{Find a Grave|21219520|Dr William Bradford Shockley|accessdate=June 30, 2015}}
  • Frederick Emmons Terman, considered (along with Shockley) the father of Silicon Valley{{Find a Grave|8834004|Frederick Emmons Terman|accessdate=June 30, 2015}}
  • Shirley Temple, American film and television actress, singer, dancer, and public servant{{Find a Grave|124923538|Shirley Temple|accessdate=June 30, 2015}}
  • Y.A. Tittle, football player{{Find a Grave|184131360|Y.A. Tittle|accessdate=May 9, 2018}}
  • Stephen Timoshenko, Professor of Applied Mechanics, Stanford University and namesake of the Timoshenko Medal{{Find a Grave|95525671|Stephen Timoshenko|accessdate=May 9, 2018}}
  • Ray Lyman Wilbur, physician, third president of Stanford University and 31st U.S. Secretary of the Interior (cremated, but not interred here{{citation needed|date=June 2015}}){{Find a Grave|8535141|Ray Lyman Wilbur|accessdate=June 30, 2015}}
  • Bertha Wright, founder of the Children's Hospital OaklandWEB, Bertha Wright,weblink Oakland Wiki, 6 January 2018, {{PD-notice}}{{Find a Grave|106712220|Bertha Wright|accessdate=May 9, 2018}}

References

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External links

  • {{GNIS|233409|Alta Mesa Cemetery}}
  • {{Find a Grave cemetery|7837}}
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