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Charles Gratiot

Born: Aug 29, 1786

Death: May 18, 1855

Birthplace: St. Louis

Nationality: United States

Charles Gratiot

Date of Birth : Aug 29, 1786
Date of Death : May 18, 1855
Birth Place : St. Louis

Charles Chouteau Gratiot was born in St. Louis, Missouri. He was the son of Charles Gratiot, Sr., a fur trader in the Illinois country during the American Revolution, and Victoire Chouteau, who was from an important mercantile family. His father became a wealthy merchant during the early years of St. Louis. After 1796, Charles was raised in the large stone house purchased by his father in St. Louis, near the Mississippi River.

Parents


  • Charles Gratiot, Sr.
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