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The Kensico Cemetery was founded in 1889 in Valhalla at a time when many of the cemeteries in New York City were filling up, and several rural cemeteries were founded near the railroads that served the metropolis.
Initially 250 acres (100 ha) in size, the cemetery was expanded to 600 acres (2.4 km) in 1912, when a portion of its land was sold to the neighboring Gate of Heaven Cemetery.
The Kensico Cemetery is the final resting place of the actress Billie Burke, who played Glinda, the "Good Witch of the North", in the classic film The Wizard of Oz.
Also interred within Kensico Cemetery and Gate of Heaven Cemetery are the big band leader Tommy Dorsey; the New Yorker cartoonist Peter Arno; the former CBS News president Fred Friendly; the legendary New York Yankees star Lou Gehrig; the film star and comedian Danny Kaye; the comedian and TV pioneer Soupy Sales; the virtuoso pianist, composer, and conductor, Sergei Rachmaninoff; the author Ayn Rand; NBC founder David Sarnoff; artist Robert De Niro, Sr.; and the first Chief Scout Executive of the Boy Scouts of America, James E. It is also where the remains lie of Herbert Howard Booth, the son of the Salvation Army founder William Booth, who was the founder of the Salvation Army Musical Department.
Giovanni Turini, a sculptor from Italy, who was born in 1841 and died in 1899, made the statue of Giuseppe Garibaldi, a man he served in the fighting surrounding the unification of Italy, in Washington Square, and also the bust of Giuseppe Mazzini in Central Park is buried there, as is actress Anne Bancroft (Brooks) (Born: September 17, 1931 – Died: June 6, 2005).
It is also the resting place of Harriet Quimby, America's first certified female pilot.
Famous Pakistani delegate to the United Nations, Professor Syed Ahmed Shah Bukhari also known by his pen name Patras Bokhari is also buried there.
According to local historians and published works, the wife of a postmaster was a devoted fan of the works of the composer Richard Wagner, and she shared that composer's interest in Norse mythology.
Her preference led to the choice of the name "Valhalla", after the heavenly paradise of slain warriors in that mythology.