|Birth: ||Apr. 7, 1834|
|Death: ||Apr. 21, 1912|
BALDWIN, Albert, businessman, civic leader.
Born, Watertown, Mass., April 7, 1834; son of Jacob Baldwin and Martha Payson Bruce.
Married (1) Rhoda Griffin, 1855; she and infant son died of yellow fever in New Orleans, 1858.
Married (2) Arthémise Bouligny (b. 1846), great-granddaughter of Francisco Bouligny.
Children who reached maturity: Henry Fay (b. 1864), married Sarah Vairin; Albert, Jr., married Helen Hardie; David Gilmore (b. 1868), married Mathilde Seixas; Alice (b. 1871), married Nugent Beverly Vairin; Gustave Bouligny (b. 1877), married Lillian Legendre; Arthemise Bouligny (b. 1878), married Maj. Gen. William Ottman.
Removed to New Orleans as a young man in 1858 and entered business. Founder and president of A. Baldwin & Co. Hardware. President, New Orleans National Bank; vice-president, Times-Democrat Publishing Co.; director: Union Ferry Company, American Brewing Company, National Rice Milling Company, Gullet Gin Company, New Orleans Waterworks Company, New Orleans Street R. R. Company, Sun Life Insurance Company, and Standard Guard Chemical Manufacturing Company, among others.
Member: Boston Club; an organizer of the Rex organization and the fourth Rex; a founder and commodore of the Southern Yacht Club.
Died at Baldwin Lodge, north shore of Lake Pontchartrain, April 21, 1912. G.D.
Sources: Family papers and newspaper obituaries.
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Arthemise Bouligny Baldwin (1846 - 1911)
Henry Fay Baldwin (1864 - 1919)*
Albert Baldwin (1866 - 1915)*
David G. Baldwin (1868 - 1912)*
Alice Baldwin Vairin (1871 - 1931)*
Gustave Bouligny Baldwin (1877 - 1934)*
Plot: Section 1 - Baldwin tomb
Created by: Barbara Munson
Record added: Oct 03, 2011
Find A Grave Memorial# 77541419