Algernon Sidney Badger Photo

Algernon Sidney Badger

Born: Oct 28, 1839

Death: May 9, 1905

Birthplace: Boston

Nationality: United States

Algernon Sidney Badger

Date of Birth : Oct 28, 1839
Date of Death : May 9, 1905
Birth Place : Boston

Algernon Sidney Badger was a colonel in the Union Army and an administrator in local and federal government positions. A native of Boston, Massachusetts, he had served in action in Louisiana and decided to live there after the war. Badger was appointed to numerous Republican government posts in New Orleans, including as Superintendent of the Metropolitan Police Force, U.S. Postmaster of the city, and a deputy in the United States Customs Service. He filled local and federal positions during and after Reconstruction.

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