Bukit Brown houses many famous Chinese pioneers (and their ancestors).
Here is a list of some of these famous and respectable Chinese pioneers:
- Ong Sam Leong, from the Ong Clan (Sam Leong Road was named after him)
- Tan Ean Kiam, founding member of Tong An Clan Association and Chinese philanthropist
- Chew Boon Lay, famous Chinese businessman (Boon Lay New Town was named after him)
- Tan Cheng Siong, grandfather of current President, Dr. Tony Tan
The following diagram illustrates the placement of graves of prominent Chinese businessmen.