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Gardner Colby

merchant , philanthropist , railway executive

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