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 Robert Julius Rombauer

Robert Julius Rombauer

Birth
Hungary
Death 25 Sep 1925 (aged 95)
St. Louis City, Missouri, USA
Burial Saint Louis, St. Louis City, Missouri, USA
Plot Block 24, Lot 2524
Memorial ID 18217 · View Source
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Lieutenant Colonel of the 1st Regiment, U.S. Reserve Corps during the Civil War and commanded its first battalion at Camp Jackson on May 10, 1861. After the war, he was involved in railroading and also civic affairs, serving as president of the St. Louis Public Library, president of the Board of Assessors and a member of the Board of Education. He wrote "The Union Cause in St. Louis in 1861," an important account of the early days of the Civil War in Missouri. Along with his brother Judge Roderick Rombauer, he laid out the preliminary plans for the Missouri Pacific railroad between St. Louis and Kansas shortly before the Civil War.



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  • Added: 2 Nov 2000
  • Find A Grave Memorial 18217
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Robert Julius Rombauer (10 Jun 1830–25 Sep 1925), Find A Grave Memorial no. 18217, citing Bellefontaine Cemetery, Saint Louis, St. Louis City, Missouri, USA ; Maintained by Find A Grave (contributor 8) .