Charles U. Becker (1868-1934) —
of Wishart, Polk
County, Mo.; Bolivar, Polk
Born near New Haven, Franklin
County, Mo., October
Republican. Farmer; writer;
member of Missouri
state house of representatives from Polk County, 1915-20; secretary
of state of Missouri, 1921-33.
and French ancestry.
Died, from cirrhosis of
the liver, in Missouri Methodist Hospital,
St. Joseph, Buchanan
County, Mo., May 21,
1934 (age 65 years, 212
Interment at Riverview
Cemetery, Jefferson City, Mo.
Emile Stanislas Brus (1847-1919) —
of Kansas City, Jackson
Born in Mazamet, France,
Agent for France in Kansas
City, Mo.-Kan., 1900-07.
Died, from hypostatic
pneumonia, in Kansas City, Jackson
County, Mo., February
27, 1919 (age 71 years, 76
Interment at Mt.
Washington Cemetery, Independence, Mo.
Mark Lindsey De Motte (1832-1908) —
also known as Mark L. De Motte —
of Valparaiso, Porter
County, Ind.; Lexington, Lafayette
Born in Rockville, Parke
County, Ind., December
served in the Union Army during the Civil War; newspaper
editor and publisher; candidate for U.S.
Representative from Missouri 11th District, 1872, 1876; delegate
to Republican National Convention from Missouri, 1876;
Representative from Indiana 10th District, 1881-83; member of Indiana
state senate, 1887-89; alternate delegate to Republican National
Convention from Indiana, 1888;
postmaster at Valparaiso,
French and Dutch
ancestry. Member, Freemasons.
Died in Valparaiso, Porter
County, Ind., September
23, 1908 (age 75 years, 270
Interment at Maplewood
Cemetery, Valparaiso, Ind.
John M. DePuy (1837-1907) —
Born in Ulster
County, N.Y., March
Served in the Union Army during the Civil War; member of Missouri
state house of representatives from Taney County, 1905-07; died
in office 1907.
French Huguenot and Scottish
Died in Jefferson City, Cole
County, Mo., March 3,
1907 (age 69 years, 345
Interment at Edwards Cemetery, Kirbyville, Mo.
of John M. DePuy (1787-1867) and Caroline (Russell) DePuy
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Albert Ferrier (1848-1908) —
of Galveston, Galveston
Born in Carcassonne, France,
Galveston city auditor; Consul
for Central America in Galveston,
Tex., 1898; Consul
for Honduras in Galveston,
Tex., 1899; Consul
for Nicaragua in Galveston,
He was found wandering in St. Louis, well-dressed but suffering from
amnesia and confusion; police identified him from letters and tickets
in his pocket; died about three weeks later, in a hospital
Louis, Mo., August
31, 1908 (age 60 years, 63
Interment at Trinity
Episcopal Cemetery, Galveston, Tex.
Thomas William Nadal (b. 1875) —
also known as Thomas W. Nadal —
of Olivet, Eaton
County, Mich.; Springfield, Greene
Born near Milroy, Rush
County, Ind., June 17,
professor; member of Michigan
state board of education, 1911-17; appointed 1911; acting president,
Olivet College, Olivet, Mich., 1915-16; president,
Drury College, Springfield, Mo., 1917.
and French ancestry. Member, Phi
Beta Kappa; Delta
Kappa Epsilon; Modern
of Benjamin Franklin Nadal and Jerusha (Richey) Nadal; married, June 2,
1909, to Kathryne Dillingham Wyckoff.|
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Joseph Robidoux (1783-1868) —
of St. Joseph, Buchanan
Born in St.
Louis, Mo., August
president of St. Joseph, Missouri, 1845-46.
French Canadian ancestry.
Founder of St. Joseph, Mo.
Died in St. Joseph, Buchanan
County, Mo., May 27,
1868 (age 84 years, 291
Original interment at Calvary Cemetery (which no longer exists), St. Joseph, Mo.;
reinterment at Mt. Olivet Cemetery, St. Joseph, Mo.