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William Titus Rigby, American soldier. Member Mississippi History Society.

Background

Rigby, William Titus was born on November 3, 1841 in Red Oak Grove, Iowa, United States. Son of Washington Augustus and Lydia (Barr) Rigby.

Education

Bachelor of Arts, Cornell College, Iowa, 1869, A.M., 1872.

Career

Entered service as Second lieutenant Company B, 24th Iowa Infantry, September 18, 1862. Captain, October 2, 1863, until honorary mustered out, July 17, 1865. Engaged in farming after war.

Elected secretary Vicksburg National Military Park Association, 1895, and was one of its most active promoters before Congress. Appointed commissioner same, by secretary of war, 1899, and from then in charge of work as resident commissioner Prominent advocate of “sound money,” 1896, 98.

Politics

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Membership

Member Mississippi History Society.

Connections

Married Eva Cattron, June 18, 1870. Children: William Cattron, Charles Longley, Grace Kendrick.

father:
Washington Augustus Rigby

mother:
Lydia (Barr) Rigby

spouse:
Eva Cattron

children:
Charles Longley Rigby

Grace Kendrick Rigby

William Cattron Rigby