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 Frederick Dozier Gardner

Frederick Dozier Gardner

Birth
Hickman, Fulton County, Kentucky, USA
Death 18 Dec 1933 (aged 64)
Saint Louis, St. Louis City, Missouri, USA
Burial Saint Louis, St. Louis City, Missouri, USA
Plot Block 342, Lot 6245
Memorial ID 18467 · View Source
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Missouri Governor. Educated at Harvard University, he was successful in the funeral industry and was owner-president of the St. Louis Coffin Company. In 1916, he was elected as a Democratic the 34th Governor of Missouri, serving until 1921. During his term, a harvest road bill was sanctioned, a state park system was initiated, women were granted the right to vote, the state tax commission was created, construction on the new state capitol in Jefferson City was finalized and new tax laws were enacted. After leaving office he resumed his previous business interests. He died from a jaw infection at the age of 64.

Bio by: John "J-Cat" Griffith


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  • Added: 17 Nov 2000
  • Find A Grave Memorial 18467
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Frederick Dozier Gardner (6 Nov 1869–18 Dec 1933), Find A Grave Memorial no. 18467, citing Bellefontaine Cemetery, Saint Louis, St. Louis City, Missouri, USA ; Maintained by Find A Grave .