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David Hartley Armstrong
Birth: Oct. 21, 1812
Nova Scotia, Canada
Death: Mar. 18, 1893
Saint Louis
St. Louis City
Missouri, USA

U.S. Senator. Educated at Maine Wesleyan Seminary, he taught school in New Bedford, Massachusetts, (1833-37) and moved to St. Louis, Missouri, in 1837. There he was principal of Benton School, (1838-47), comptroller of St. Louis, (1847-50), Postmaster of St. Louis, (1854-58), member of the board of police commissioners, (1873-76) and a member of the board of freeholders charter of St. Louis, in 1876. In 1877, he was appointed as a Democrat to the United States Senate to fill the vacancy caused by the death of Lewis V. Bogy, serving until 1879. Not a candidate for reelection, he lived in retirement until his death at age 80. (bio by: John "J-Cat" Griffith) 
 
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 Spouse:
  Laura Milligan Armstrong (1833 - 1912)*
 
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Burial:
Bellefontaine Cemetery
Saint Louis
St. Louis City
Missouri, USA
Plot: Block 3, Lot 3411, Grave is unmarked--buried in the Armstrong lot between the 4 corner posts. [unmarked]
 
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Record added: Jul 25, 2001
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David Hartley Armstrong
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David Hartley Armstrong
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