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Fairfax County

Politicians who died in Fairfax County

  Fairfax County (no city given): George Mason, 1792 — George Washington, 1799 — Martha Washington, 1802 — William Fitzhugh, 1809 — William W. Boyce, 1890 — Oscar W. Underwood, 1929 — Joseph L. Bristow, 1944 — Robert H. McBride, 1983
  Near Accotink: Moses E. Clapp, 1929
  Annandale: Floyd Fithian, 2003 — Bob Edgar, 2013 — Richard G. Lugar, 2019
  Chantilly: Isaac I. Stevens, 1862 — William S. Mailliard, 1992
  Clifton: Joseph Lewis, Jr., 1834
  Dunn Loring: William McKee Dunn, 1887
  Fairfax Station: Gus Yatron, 2003
  Fort Belvoir: Earl Hebert, 1991 — Shelby Highsmith, 2015
  Great Falls: Warren Zimmermann, 2004
  Howard (now part of Tysons Corner): Charles F. Mercer, 1858 — David Funsten, 1866
  Lewinsville: Charles Cutts, 1846
  Mt. Vernon: Lewis Burwell Puller, Jr., 1994 — Herbert Eugene Harris II, 2014 — G. Gordon Liddy, 2021
  McLean: William N. Doak, 1933 — Walter F. Boyle, 1956 — Walter Flowers, 1984 — Kenneth B. Atkinson, 1991 — George W. Anderson, Jr., 1992 — William D. Hathaway, 2013 — Louis Falk Oberdorfer, 2013 — Bill Frenzel, 2014
  Reston: Walter H. Capps, 1997
  Springfield: Thomas P. Shoesmith, 2007
  Vienna: Harvey Samuel Irwin, 1916 — R. Baldwin cyers, 1962 — Reva Beck Bosone, 1983 — Howard Phillips, 2013
  Near Vienna: Frederick Van Nuys, 1944
   See also Virginia deathplaces not assigned to counties.
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