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Thornton GRIMSLEY

Bellefontaine Cemetery
St. Louis City County,
Missouri

Colonel Grimsley
Aug. 3, 1798 Bourbon county, Kentucky
Dec. 21, 1861
Parents: Nimrod Grimsley, Millie Amelia Roberts
Spouse: Susan Stark
Orphaned when his parents died in 1805/1806 at the age of 7, one of 8 siblings,he became the apprentice of John Jacoby, a famed saddle maker. Grimsley later invented The Dragoon Saddle. He sold large amounts of tack to the fur companies and the US Government. He also was key in the advancement of the railroads and was an Alderman, Representative and Senator

Photo by Tom Todd

Contributed on 9/25/13 by tslundberg
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Record #: 742932

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Submitted: 9/25/13 • Approved: 9/25/13 • Last Updated: 4/17/18 • R742932-G0-S3

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