|Birth: ||Apr. 24, 1841|
New York, USA
|Death: ||Sep. 13, 1934|
Col. David N. Foster for 25 years served as president of the Fort Wayne, Indiana park Board. Until his death, he was known as the father of Fort Wayne's parks. Col. Foster and his brother, the late Samuel M. Foster, donated the land i 1912, for the establishment of Foster Park.
Col. Foster served three years in the Civil War; was on Gen. Mead's staff at the Battle of Gettysburg, and he was wounded in the battle of Fredericksburg. After the war, he became active in the Grand Army of the Republic, both on the state and national levels.
Col. Foster came here in 1877, and was engaged in the retail furniture business. He assisted in the organization of Wayne Knitting Mills and the Lincoln National Bank.
Sara Payne Foster (1848 - 1913)
Claire Pearl Foster Rahe (1879 - 1970)*
Florence Foster Hall (1890 - 1966)*
Plot: Section G, Lot 178
Created by: JLM
Record added: Jun 27, 2007
Find A Grave Memorial# 20134137
Added: Jun. 4, 2012
I am so proud to be your great grand nephew, the great grandson of your brother Scott Foster. I am named after both of you, being David Scott Foster Jr. I am a Captain (Reserve retired)also having served in the US Air Force.|
Added: Nov. 30, 2010
Thank you for your service both in the Civil War and as G.A.R. Dept. of IN Commander in 1885.|
Added: Nov. 1, 2010
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