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Cooke, Jay b. August 10, 1821 d. February 18, 1905 Union Civil War Financier. Jay Cooke was born in Sandusky, Ohio. The family estate was named Ogontz in honor of an Indian chief who once lived on the same land. The limestone dwelling overlooked Sandusky Bay and Lake Erie. Jay's father, Eleutheros Cooke a lawyer, and mother Martha Caswell, were well educated easterners and very active politically. They braved a difficult journey from the east before settling in the untamed region around Sandusky in 1827. Eleutheros went on to serve in...[Read More] (Bio by: Donald Greyfield) Saint Paul's Episcopal Churchyard, Elkins Park, Montgomery County, Pennsylvania, USA
Pardee Jr., Ario b. October 28, 1839 d. March 16, 1901 Civil War Union Brevet Brigadier General. Son of a prominent Pennsylvania industrialist, he managed his father's mines after graduating from Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute in 1858. When the Civil War broke out, he joined the 28th Pennsylvania Infantry as a captain, but was promoted to major in five months. He commanded the regiment at Antietam. He was appointed commanding officer of the 147th Pennsylvania Infantry upon its formation in October of 1862. He served as Brigade commander at...[Read More] (Bio by: Thomas Fisher) Saint Paul's Episcopal Churchyard, Elkins Park, Montgomery County, Pennsylvania, USA