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Henry H. Gird

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Spouse(s)  Sarah Ann Kinsley
Henry H. Gird
Children  Anna Maria Gird Henry Harrison Gird Louis Kinsley Gird Richard Kinsley Gird Edward Kinsley Gird Eliza Kinsley Gird Capt. Joseph Wheeler Gird William Otis Gird Samuel Woodward Gird
Education  West Point Military Academy
Died  1 June 1845, New Orleans, Louisiana, United States

Henry Hatton Gird III was born May 29, 1801, in New York City, NY. When H. H. Gird III was Seventeen he was appointed a cadet at West Point Academy. He graduated as a Second Lieutenant at the age of twenty-two. He married Sarah Ann Kinsley and had six children. He married a second time, this time to Elizabeth Lewis Wheeler and had three children together. He was then sent to New Orleans with another Lieutenant to survey the harbor. His family soon followed. After he resigned from the Army he became the second President of the College of Louisiana in 1829 and resigned in 1833. He was also a Professor of Mathematics at the same college. One year after H. H. Gird III resigned from the College of Louisiana he accepted a position at the New Orleans Mint. He later died of Yellow Fever.


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