Erastus Wells

Erastus Wells

Birth
Sackets Harbor, Jefferson County, New York, USA
Death 2 Oct 1893 (aged 69)
Saint Louis, St. Louis City, Missouri, USA
Burial Saint Louis, St. Louis City, Missouri, USA
Plot Block 69, Lot 353
Memorial ID 5746605 · View Source
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US Congressman. He was a member of the St. Louis Board of Aldermen from 1853 to 1867 followed by three (non-consecutive) terms in the US House of Representatives between 1869 and 1881. After leaving Congress, Wells was named president of the Laclede Gas Light Company, serving from 1880 to 1883. He died on October 2, 1893, and is buried at Bellefontaine Cemetery in St. Louis along with his wife, Isabella Bowman Henry Wells.

Bio by: Connie Nisinger


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  • Maintained by: Find A Grave
  • Originally Created by: Connie Nisinger
  • Added: 7 Sep 2001
  • Find A Grave Memorial 5746605
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Erastus Wells (2 Dec 1823–2 Oct 1893), Find A Grave Memorial no. 5746605, citing Bellefontaine Cemetery, Saint Louis, St. Louis City, Missouri, USA ; Maintained by Find A Grave .