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

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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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referencedIn Hall, Luther Egbert, 1869-1921. Luther E. Hall papers, 1912-1918. Tulane University, Howard-Tilton Memorial Library
creatorOf Gay, Edward J. (Edward James), 1878-1952. Edward J. Gay III congressional file, 1888-1921 (bulk 1918-1921). Louisiana State University, LSU Libraries
referencedIn Gay, Edward J. (Edward James), 1816-1889. Edward J. Gay family papers, 1797-1921 (bulk 1838-1910). Louisiana State University, LSU Libraries
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associatedWith Gay, Edward J. (Edward James), 1816-1889. person
associatedWith Hall, Luther Egbert, 1869-1921. person
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Louisiana
Mississippi River
United States
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African Americans--Suffrage
World War, 1914-1918--Veterans
Livestock--Marketing
Sugar trade
Veterans--Employment
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Women--Suffrage
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Birth 1878-05-05

Death 1952-12-01

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