Gay, Edward J. (Edward James), 1878-1952

Alternative names
Dates:
Birth 1878-05-05
Death 1952-12-01

Biographical notes:

Edward J. Gay III (1878-1952) was the son of Andrew Hynes Gay (1841-1914) and Lodoiska Clement (1843-1933), and grandson of Edward J. Gay (1816-1889), who represented Louisiana's 3rd Congressional District in the U.S. House of Representatives (1885-1889) and owned St. Louis Plantation near Plaquemine, La. He married Gladys Fenner (1883-1970) of New Orleans. Edward J. Gay III served as a member of the Louisiana House of Representatives (1904-1918) and a U.S. Senator for Louisiana (1918-1921). His descendants ran St. Louis Plantation.

From the description of Edward J. Gay III congressional file, 1888-1921 (bulk 1918-1921). (Louisiana State University). WorldCat record id: 748678665

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Subjects:

  • Military education
  • African Americans--Suffrage
  • World War, 1914-1918--Veterans
  • Livestock--Marketing
  • Sugar trade
  • Veterans--Employment
  • Levees
  • Elections
  • Women--Suffrage
  • Patronage, Political
  • Political Campaigns

Occupations:

  • Legislators--United States

Places:

  • Louisiana (as recorded)
  • Mississippi River (as recorded)
  • United States (as recorded)