David Hartley Armstrong

David Hartley Armstrong

Birth
Nova Scotia, Canada
Death 18 Mar 1893 (aged 80)
Saint Louis, St. Louis City, Missouri, USA
Burial Saint Louis, St. Louis City, Missouri, USA
Plot Block 3, Lot 3411, Grave is unmarked--buried in the Armstrong lot between the 4 corner posts.
Memorial ID 23362 · View Source
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U.S. Senator. Educated at Maine Wesleyan Seminary, he taught school in New Bedford, Massachusetts, (1833-37) and moved to St. Louis, Missouri, in 1837. There he was principal of Benton School, (1838-47), comptroller of St. Louis, (1847-50), Postmaster of St. Louis, (1854-58), member of the board of police commissioners, (1873-76) and a member of the board of freeholders charter of St. Louis, in 1876. In 1877, he was appointed as a Democrat to the United States Senate to fill the vacancy caused by the death of Lewis V. Bogy, serving until 1879. Not a candidate for reelection, he lived in retirement until his death at age 80.

Bio by: John "J-Cat" Griffith


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  • Added: 24 Jul 2001
  • Find a Grave Memorial 23362
  • Find a Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for David Hartley Armstrong (21 Oct 1812–18 Mar 1893), Find a Grave Memorial no. 23362, citing Bellefontaine Cemetery, Saint Louis, St. Louis City, Missouri, USA ; Maintained by Find A Grave .