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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.


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