Read, Keith Morton, 1880-1940

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Keith Morton Read (1880-1940) was born in Covington, Kentucky, on June 26, 1880. The son of Edmond Strudwick Read and Mary Sturtivant, he graduated from Hampden-Sydney College in Virginia and was a member of the Chi Phi fraternity. In 1908, Read married Mary Virginia Rice in the city of Dallas, Texas. They had two daughters, Alice Read Heard and Virginia Heard. Read moved to Savannah in 1910, where he successfully worked in the fertilizer business until his retirement in 1937. Predeceased by his wife, Read died May 26, 1940, after a short illness.

From the description of Keith M. Read collection, 1770-1917 (Georgia Historical Society). WorldCat record id: 76789866

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associatedWith Bank of the United States (1791-1811) corporateBody
associatedWith Bulloch, William Bellinger, 1777-1852. person
associatedWith Caswell, Richard, 1729-1789. person
associatedWith Central Bank of Georgia corporateBody
associatedWith Clark family family
associatedWith Davis, Jefferson, 1808-1889. person
associatedWith Democratic Party (Ga.) corporateBody
associatedWith De Renne, Wymberley Jones, 1853-1916. person
associatedWith Georgia State Library. corporateBody
associatedWith Gourdin, Henry, 1804-1879. person
associatedWith Gourdin, Louis Isaac, 1809-1832 person
associatedWith Gourdin, Peter, b. 1814 person
associatedWith Gourdin, Robert N., 1812-1894. person
associatedWith Gourdin, W. D. person
associatedWith Hinesville Academy corporateBody
associatedWith Howley, Richard, 1740-1784. person
associatedWith Mann, Luke, 1736-1802 person
associatedWith Marietta & North Georgia Railway Company corporateBody
associatedWith Matthiessen, Frederick C. person
associatedWith McIntosh, Lachlan, 1725-1806. person
associatedWith Moore, James Washington, 1837-1912. person
associatedWith Nash, Abner, ca. 1740-1786. person
associatedWith Oglethorpe University (Atlanta, Ga.) corporateBody
associatedWith Philbrick, Rachel Jennie person
associatedWith Pinckney, Charles Cotesworth, 1746-1825. person
associatedWith Pinckney, Charles Cotesworth, 1789-1865 person
associatedWith Pinckney, Eliza Lucas, 1723-1793. person
associatedWith Pinckney, Thomas, 1750-1828. person
associatedWith Pray family. family
associatedWith Read, Jacob, 1752-1816. person
associatedWith Sheftall, Mordecai, 1784-1856 person
associatedWith Smith, William Tasker person
associatedWith Socialist Propaganda League corporateBody
associatedWith Sons of the Revolution. corporateBody
associatedWith Stephens, Alexander Hamilton, 1812-1883. person
associatedWith Tefft, I. K. (Israel Keech), 1794-1862. person
associatedWith Troup, George Michael, 1780-1856. person
associatedWith Tybee Island Lighthouse (Ga.) corporateBody
associatedWith United Confederate Veterans. corporateBody
associatedWith United States. Army corporateBody
associatedWith University of Georgia. Alumni Society. corporateBody
associatedWith Wetter, Edward Telfair person
associatedWith Young, Rebecca Ann Gourdin, b. 1805 person
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United States
Bulloch County (Ga.)
Chatham County (Ga.)
Carroll County (Ga.)
South Carolina--Charleston
Fort Pulaski (Ga.)
Savannah River (Ga. and S.C.)
Saint Luke's Parish (S.C.)
Effingham County (Ga.)
Muscogee County (Ga.)
Wilkes County (N.C.)
South Carolina
Bryan County (Ga.)
Augusta (Ga.)
Confederate States of America
Harpers Ferry (W. Va.)
Early County (Ga.)
Oregon Territory
Liberty County (Ga.)
Georgia--Chatham County
Randolph County (Ga.)
Richmond County (Ga.)
Savannah (Ga.)
Great Britain
Slave trade
Estate planning
Crimean War, 1853-1856
Customs administration--Officials and employees
Plantation life
Diplomatic and consular service, American
Military occupation damages
Indentured servants
Cotton trade
Custody of children
Power of attorney
Colorado potato beetle
Divorce law and legislation
Ships--Passenger lists
Diplomatic and consular service, British
Yellow fever
Commission merchants


Birth 1880

Death 1940

Spanish; Castilian,




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