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 Julius S. Walsh

Julius S. Walsh

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Death 21 Mar 1923 (aged 80)
Burial Saint Louis, St. Louis City, Missouri, USA
Memorial ID 20559 · View Source
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Mr. Walsh served as president of several financial and rail companies in St. Louis. His father Edward was a prominent merchant and manufacturer. Upon his father's death, Julius inherited four railroads & the directorship of the Bank of the State of Missouri. In 1885 he established the Northern Centrla Line using horse cars and later converted to the cable car system. He went on to become one of the most prominent figures in streetcar development. President Ulysses S. Grant gave a dinner at the White House for Julius and his wife on their honeymoon. Among the significant positions Julius held were president and chairman of the Terminal Railroad, the Union Electric Light and Power Company, and the Mississippi Valley Trust Company. He was also a director of the St. Louis World's Fair in 1904.

Bio by: Connie Nisinger


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  • Maintained by: Find A Grave
  • Added: 28 Feb 2001
  • Find A Grave Memorial 20559
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Julius S. Walsh (1 Dec 1842–21 Mar 1923), Find A Grave Memorial no. 20559, citing Calvary Cemetery and Mausoleum, Saint Louis, St. Louis City, Missouri, USA ; Maintained by Find A Grave (contributor 8) .