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William Carr Lane
Birth: Dec. 1, 1789
Fayette County
Pennsylvania, USA
Death: Jan. 6, 1863
St. Louis City
Missouri, USA

First mayor of St. Louis. He studied medicine at Dickinson College and volunteered for the War of 1812 to serve as a surgeon's assistant at Fort Harrison. President James Madison appointed him post surgeon in 1816. He eventually gained an appointment as aide-de-camp to Governor Alexander McNair and was later named quartermaster-general of Missouri. After only four years in St. Louis, he was elected mayor for five one-year terms, then returned 10 years later to finish an unexpired term and was elected mayor two more times. He finished his political career as governor of the New Mexico Territory, a position he was appointed to by President Millard Fillmore. He established the first Episcopal church in St. Louis. (bio by: Connie Nisinger) 
 
Family links: 
 Parents:
  Presley Carr Lane (1764 - 1819)
  Sarah Stephenson Lane (1766 - 1826)
 
 Spouse:
  Mary Ewing Lane (1794 - 1865)*
 
 Children:
  Anne Ewing Lane (1819 - 1904)*
  Sarah Sidney Lane Glasgow (1821 - 1887)*
  Victor Carr Lane (1831 - 1846)*
 
 Siblings:
  William Carr Lane (1789 - 1863)
  George Washington Lane (1790 - 1841)*
  Anna Maria Lane Adams (1792 - 1881)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Bellefontaine Cemetery
Saint Louis
St. Louis City
Missouri, USA
Plot: Block 40, Lot 316
 
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Record added: Feb 28, 2001
Find A Grave Memorial# 20574
William Carr Lane
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William Carr Lane
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William Carr Lane
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