Louis Achille Spotorno

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Louis Achille Spotorno

Birth
New Orleans, Orleans Parish, Louisiana, USA
Death 1 Apr 1904 (aged 53)
Burial Bay Saint Louis, Hancock County, Mississippi, USA
Memorial ID 148066876 · View Source
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Died at home on Front St., Bay St. Louis, MS. of an acute attack of Bright's disease at the age of 53.

Came to Bay St. Louis in late 1888 and established himself in the mercantile business. In 1890 he became prominent in local political circles., serving 2 terms as city clerk in the 1890's.

At the time of his death he was acting as treasurer of the Bay St. Louis Volunteer Fire Company, and was also a director of the Merchants' Bank of BSL.

In 1872 Mr. Spotorno was married to Miss Mathilda Olivari, and from this union 12 children were born. At the time of his death 10 children and his wife survived.

(New Orleans Item (LA) Apr. 2, 1904. p.: 10)
(Daily Picayune (New Orleans, LA) Apr 2, 1904, p.: 3)

He was the son of Louis Spotorno and Catherine Garibaldi

Known Children:
Louis, Dec 12, 1872 - Feb 28, 1955
Marie Eugenie, Aug 15, 1874 - Oct 26, 1945
Catherine, May 13, 1876 - Dec 10, 1947 (Mrs. Gabriel Blaize)
Julie, Mar 22, 1878 - May 9, 1878
Adele, Apr. 25, 1880 - Oct. 15, 1970 (Mrs. Samuel Bordelon)
Manuel Garibaldi, Jul. 10, 1882- Oct 29, 1884
John B., Oct 2, 1884 - Sep 22, 1940
Bartholomew J., Jan 21, 1887 - Aug 25, 1983
Carmelite "Mellie", Jul 6, 1889 - Apr 3, 1985
Humbert Leon, Jun 25, 1892 - Jan 15, 1965
Mercedes Agnes Jun 25, 1892 - Oct 12, 1958 (Mrs. Alaric Firment)
Judith Amelia, Nov 16, 1896 - Aug 4, 1971 (Mrs. Simon V. Bordelon)



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  • Created by: Dawna Westbrook
  • Added: 20 Jun 2015
  • Find A Grave Memorial 148066876
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Louis Achille Spotorno (31 Jan 1851–1 Apr 1904), Find A Grave Memorial no. 148066876, citing Saint Marys Cemetery, Bay Saint Louis, Hancock County, Mississippi, USA ; Maintained by Dawna Westbrook (contributor 47076696) .