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 Albert Gallatin Edwards

Albert Gallatin Edwards

Birth
Lexington, Fayette County, Kentucky, USA
Death 19 Apr 1892 (aged 79)
Kirkwood, St. Louis County, Missouri, USA
Burial Saint Louis, St. Louis City, Missouri, USA
Plot Block 50, Lot 280
Memorial ID 18435 · View Source
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Brigadier General. Edwards graduated from West Point in 1832 & was assigned to duty at Jefferson Barracks in St. Louis. On April 28, 1835, he married Louise Cabanne, a descendant of the Chouteau family. He then resigned his commission & entered the mercantile trade. At the outbreak of the Civil War, Edwards had strong political connections & was an ardent Union sympathizer. He was appointed a brigadier general of Missouri militia & given responsibility for the St. Louis area. His service & his abilities in finance led to his appointment as assistant secretary of the U.S. Treasury for the subtreasury bank in St. Louis. He later went into partnership with his son to establish the brokerage service of A.G. Edwards & Son.


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  • Added: 17 Nov 2000
  • Find A Grave Memorial 18435
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Albert Gallatin Edwards (15 Oct 1812–19 Apr 1892), Find A Grave Memorial no. 18435, citing Bellefontaine Cemetery, Saint Louis, St. Louis City, Missouri, USA ; Maintained by Find A Grave .