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Loughridge, Albert (Biography)


Posted By: Linda Linn (email)
Date: 7/17/2010 at 16:10:07

Albert Loughridge
Birth Date: 12 Jun 1845
Death Place: Marion County, OR
Sources: Roster & Record of Iowa Soldiers in the War of Rebellion
Roster of Iowa City Post 8, GAR: 1888
Research by Alice Loughridge Gibson
Research by Harold Slavik

Biography: After the Civil War Albert Loughridge.returned to Mahaska County and entering Iowa State University in 1867 graduated in 1871 with a degree of A.B. In 1874 he married Elizabeth Griffith.
In 1875 he and his wife went to India when they spent three years learning the language then they went into the interior of India with Dr. and Mrs. Campbell and where the only Christian missionaries to more then 3,000,000 people. He was a prominent G.A.R. member.
This information is from his obituary in: The Capital Journal, Salem OR. 9 June 1923


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