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Alfred Landon Rives
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Birth: Mar. 25, 1830
Paris, France
Death: Feb. 27, 1903
Albemarle County
Virginia, USA

Son of Judith Page Walker and her husband William Cabell Rives. Alfred was born in Paris while his father was the United States Minister to France. Educated at Virginia Military Institute, Univerity of Virginia and at a University in Paris. He received a degree in engineering. For awhile he was the engineer on the Washington aqueduct, surveying the Potomac River for improvements, then civil engineering works in Egypt and vice presidency, general managership of the Mobile and Oil Railroad and later, the Virginia Railroad and Superintendent of the Panama Railroad. Before his death he was Chief Engineer on the Cape Cod Canal. In 1859 Alfred married Sarah Catherine Macmurdo, daughter of James B. Macmurdo and Frances (Moore) Macmurdo. They had 3 daughters: Princess Amelie Louise (Rives) Troubetzkoy, Gertrude (Rives) Potts and Sarah Landon Rives. 
Family links: 
  William Cabell Rives (1793 - 1868)
  Judith Page Walker Rives (1802 - 1882)
  Sarah Catherine MacMurdo Rives (1834 - 1909)*
  Amelie Louise Rives Troubetzkoy (1863 - 1945)*
  Gertrude Rives Potts (1866 - 1951)*
  Sarah Landon Rives (1874 - 1958)*
*Calculated relationship
Grace Episcopal Church Cemetery
Albemarle County
Virginia, USA
Created by: Kaaren Crail Vining
Record added: Jan 09, 2006
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- Jeannie
 Added: Jul. 14, 2012
Thank you Col. Alfred Landon Rives, CSA ! GOD Bless you !
- Jonathan Robert De Mallie
 Added: May. 21, 2012

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 Added: Jun. 27, 2010
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