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James H. Lucas
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Birth: Nov. 12, 1800
Pittsburgh
Allegheny County
Pennsylvania, USA
Death: Nov. 6, 1873
Saint Louis
St. Louis City
Missouri, USA

Son of Judge J.B.C. Lucas, James was educated at the Dominican College of St. Thomas in Kentucky along with Jefferson Davis. After returning to St. Louis, Lucas as one of the original investors & twice president of the Missouri Pacific Railroad. Thomas Hart Benton, who killed Lucas' brother Charles in a duel, pushed legislation through Congress that made the railroad possible. Lucas was an organizer & director of the St. Louis Gas Company & first president of the Missouri Historical Society. His major developments were Lucas Market & Lucas Place (one of the most elegant addresses in 19th century St. Louis.) (bio by: Connie Nisinger) 
 
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 Parents:
  John Baptiste Charles Lucas (1758 - 1842)
  Anne Sebin Lucas (____ - 1811)
 
 Spouse:
  Marie Emilie Des Ruisseaux Lucas (1815 - 1878)
 
 Children:
  Robert J Lucas (____ - 1922)*
  Nancy Lucas Johnson (1834 - 1906)*
  Marie Emilie Lucas (1840 - 1841)*
  Marie Emile Lucas (1848 - 1849)*
  Joseph Des Ruisseaux Lucas (1854 - 1903)*
  Henry Victor Lucas (1857 - 1910)*
 
 Siblings:
  Charles Lucas (1792 - 1817)*
  Anne Lucas Hunt (1796 - 1879)*
  William Lucas (1798 - 1837)*
  James H. Lucas (1800 - 1873)
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Calvary Cemetery and Mausoleum
Saint Louis
St. Louis City
Missouri, USA
Plot: Section 13
 
Created by: Connie Nisinger
Record added: Jan 28, 2002
Find A Grave Memorial# 6133879
James H. Lucas
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James H. Lucas
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James H. Lucas
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