Silicon Valley Cemetery and Genealogy - Silicon Valley Historical Association

Alta Mesa Memorial Park located in Palo Alto, California

Alto Mesa Memorial Park is located in Palo Alto, California. This photo was taken in September 2009 by Silicon Valley Historical Association staff. The cemetery has many notable burials: Steve Jobs (co-founder of Apple), Tennessee Ernie Ford (Musician), Ron "Pigpen" McKernan (keyboardist, harmonica player and lead vocalist, founding member of the Grateful Dead), David Packard (co-founder of Hewlett-Packard and U.S. Deputy Secretary of Defense), William Shockley (developed transistor and won Nobel Prize for Physics), Frederick Emmons Terman (considered the father of Silicon Valley), Shirley Temple (American film and television actress, singer, dancer, and public servant), Larry Wu-Tai Chin (a famous Chinese spy), and many more.

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