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 Edward James Gay

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Edward James Gay Famous memorial

Birth
Missouri, USA
Death
30 May 1889 (aged 73)
Iberville Parish, Louisiana, USA
Burial
Saint Louis, St. Louis City, Missouri, USA GPS-Latitude: 38.6913660, Longitude: -90.2328936
Plot
Block 31, Lot 188
Memorial ID
21231 View Source

U.S. Congressman. He attended Augusta College Kentucky, (1833-34) and engaged in commercial business in St. Louis, Missouri, (1838-60). Moving to Louisiana, after the Civil War, he engaged in manufacturing and was the first president of the Louisiana Sugar Exchange in New Orleans. In 1885, he was elected as a Democrat to the Forty-ninth, Fiftieth and Fifty-first Congresses and served until his death at age 73. U.S. Senator Edward James Gay, was his grandson.

U.S. Congressman. He attended Augusta College Kentucky, (1833-34) and engaged in commercial business in St. Louis, Missouri, (1838-60). Moving to Louisiana, after the Civil War, he engaged in manufacturing and was the first president of the Louisiana Sugar Exchange in New Orleans. In 1885, he was elected as a Democrat to the Forty-ninth, Fiftieth and Fifty-first Congresses and served until his death at age 73. U.S. Senator Edward James Gay, was his grandson.

Bio by: John "J-Cat" Griffith


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  • Added: 11 Apr 2001
  • Find a Grave Memorial ID: 21231
  • Find a Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com/memorial/21231/edward-james-gay: accessed ), memorial page for Edward James Gay (3 Feb 1816–30 May 1889), Find a Grave Memorial ID 21231, citing Bellefontaine Cemetery, Saint Louis, St. Louis City, Missouri, USA; Maintained by Find a Grave.