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 Raymond Roche Tucker

Raymond Roche Tucker

Birth
Saint Louis, St. Louis City, Missouri, USA
Death 23 Nov 1970 (aged 73)
Saint Louis, St. Louis City, Missouri, USA
Burial Saint Louis, St. Louis City, Missouri, USA
Plot Cemetery Mausoleum, St. Louis Room
Memorial ID 20562 · View Source
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St. Louis Mayor. A native St. Louisan, Tucker was a mechanical engineering professor at Washington University before accepting a position as secretary to Mayor Bernard Dickmann in 1934. He continuted to serve in the next administration before returning to Washington University. In 1953, he won the Democratic primary and ultimately the election for mayor. Mayor for 3 terms, he was responsible for the construction of the Gateway Arch, Busch Stadium and the Planetarium, as well as the highway system in St. Louis.

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  • Added: 28 Feb 2001
  • Find A Grave Memorial 20562
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Raymond Roche Tucker (4 Dec 1896–23 Nov 1970), Find A Grave Memorial no. 20562, citing Calvary Cemetery and Mausoleum, Saint Louis, St. Louis City, Missouri, USA ; Maintained by Find A Grave .