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 Henry Christian Haarstick

Henry Christian Haarstick

Birth
Death 26 Jan 1919 (aged 82)
Burial Saint Louis, St. Louis City, Missouri, USA
Plot Block 330, Lot 5156
Memorial ID 23125 · View Source
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Haarstick was a pioneer in the Mississippi River barge transportation after the Civil War. He bought stock in the Mississippi Valley Transportation Company, the only considerable barge line on the river & eventually became the director, the vice-president & finally the general manager of the firm. The company was later consolidated with the St. Louis & New Orleans Transportation Company & Haarstick headed the board of directors. After his retirement, he became president of the St. Louis Merchant's Exchange & served as vice-president of the St. Louis Union Trust Company.

Bio by: Connie Nisinger



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  • Maintained by: Find A Grave
  • Added: 20 Jul 2001
  • Find A Grave Memorial 23125
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Henry Christian Haarstick (26 Jun 1836–26 Jan 1919), Find A Grave Memorial no. 23125, citing Bellefontaine Cemetery, Saint Louis, St. Louis City, Missouri, USA ; Maintained by Find A Grave (contributor 8) .