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 Charles Edgar Kelly

Charles Edgar Kelly

Birth
Fayette, Jefferson County, Mississippi, USA
Death 26 Jul 1932 (aged 69)
El Paso, El Paso County, Texas, USA
Burial El Paso, El Paso County, Texas, USA
Plot Section H, Lot 1
Memorial ID 9687 · View Source
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El Paso Mayor. Served as Mayor of El Paso, Texas from 1910 to 1915. He made national headlines when in an El Paso hotel he disarmed Francisco (Pancho) Villa who had vowed to kill General Giuseppe Garibaldi. With the Mexican Revolution spilling over into El Paso, he demanded help from Present Taft, which was finally forthcoming.


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  • Maintained by: Find A Grave
  • Added: 3 Jun 2000
  • Find A Grave Memorial 9687
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Charles Edgar Kelly (11 Jun 1863–26 Jul 1932), Find A Grave Memorial no. 9687, citing Evergreen Cemetery, El Paso, El Paso County, Texas, USA ; Maintained by Find A Grave .