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Gardner Colby

Gardner Colby, American merchant, railway executive, philanthropist.

Background

  • Colby, Gardner was born on September 3, 1810 in Bowdoinham, Maine, United States. Son of Josiah C. and Sarah (Davidson) Colby.

  • Career

    • President Wis.

    Connections

    • Married Mary Lou Roberts, 1836, 6 children including Charles Lewis, Review.
    • father: Josiah C. Colby
    • mother: Sarah (Davidson) Colby
    • spouse: Mary Lou Roberts
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    Born September 3, 1810
    Died April 2, 1879
    (aged 68)
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