Union Street Cemetery
There are a number of notable people buried at Union Street Cemetery. Several are particularly known for their substantial contributions to Ohio University. There are 28 individuals buried at Union Street Cemetery that have a building named after them on Ohio University's campus. Below is a partial list of notables:
- John Frank Oldfield (1867-1916) - United States Postal Inspector, credited with taking down one of the first organized crime rings "The Society of the Banana." There is a book written about his life: "Inspector Oldfield and the Black Hand Society: America's Original Gangsters and the U.S. Postal Detective Who Brought Them to Justice."