Caffery, Donelson, 1835-1906

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Dates:
Birth 1835-09-10
Death 1906-12-30

Biographical notes:

Donelson Caffery was born near Franklin, La., on September 10, 1835, and served as a lieutenant in the 13th Louisiana Infantry Regiment during the Civil War. He married Bethia Richardson in 1869. He was a planter in St. Mary Parish, La., state senator for St. Mary Parish (1892-1894), and U.S. senator from Louisiana (1893-1901). He died in New Orleans, La., on December 30, 1906. His son, John Murphy Caffery, was a 1901 graduate of the U.S. Naval Academy, a prominent St. Mary Parish planter, and state senator for St. Mary Parish (1928-1932).

From the description of Donelson Caffery and family letters, circa 1879, 1897. (Louisiana State University). WorldCat record id: 432293104

From the description of Donelson Caffery and family papers, 1580-1958 (bulk 1861-1909). (Louisiana State University). WorldCat record id: 80014890

American lawyer and United States Senator.

From the description of Autograph letter signed : Washington, D.C., to John G. Carlisle, Secretary of the Treasury, 1896 Feb. 12. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270134329

Donelson Caffery, Jr., was editor and manager of the ST. MARY AND FRANKLIN BANNER-TRIBUNE. He was also the son of Louisiana Senator Donelson Caffery (1835-1906).

From the description of Donelson Caffery, Jr. letter, 1889. (Louisiana State University). WorldCat record id: 262841760

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Subjects:

  • Sugar trade
  • Spanish--American War, 1898
  • Sugar--Manufacture and refining
  • Plantations
  • Petroleum industry and trade

Occupations:

  • Plantation owners--Louisiana--Saint Mary Parish
  • Legislators--United States

Places:

  • Louisiana--Saint Mary Parish (as recorded)
  • Louisiana--Saint Mary Parish (as recorded)
  • Saint Mary Parish (La.) (as recorded)
  • Louisiana (as recorded)
  • Ivanhoe Plantation (La.) (as recorded)
  • United States (as recorded)
  • Cuba (as recorded)