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 Ruth Ann “Annie” <I>Browne</I> Dodge

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Ruth Ann “Annie” Browne Dodge

  • Birth 23 May 1833 Towanda, Bradford County, Pennsylvania, USA
  • Death 4 Sep 1916 New York, New York County (Manhattan), New York, USA
  • Burial Council Bluffs, Pottawattamie County, Iowa, USA
  • Plot family mausoleum
  • Memorial ID 12606

Folk Figure. Ruth Dodge was the wife of General Grenville Dodge, the Chief Engineer and Surveyor of the Union Pacific Railroad in its infancy, and a major figure in Omaha/Council Bluffs history. She is best known for the memorial sculpture of her in Council Bluff's Fairview Cemetery. It was created in 1917 by Daniel Chester French, who was responsible for famous statue of Abraham Lincoln at the Lincoln Memorial in Washington DC.


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  • Maintained by: Find A Grave
  • Added: 17 Sep 2000
  • Find A Grave Memorial 12606
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Ruth Ann “Annie” Browne Dodge (23 May 1833–4 Sep 1916), Find A Grave Memorial no. 12606, citing Walnut Hill Cemetery, Council Bluffs, Pottawattamie County, Iowa, USA ; Maintained by Find A Grave .