Template:Infobox Politician Gabriel Poindexter (September 26, 1827 - September 11, 1890) was born in Memphis, Indiana and he would serve in the Civil War, and serve as mayor of Jeffersonville, Indiana. Gabriel is also the father of Harry Poindexter, who would also become mayor of Jeffersonville.
Biography[edit | edit source]
Gabriel would marry his wife Mary Willey of Jeffersonville in the winter of 1850 and he would make a living as a merchant and fruit farmer until the start of the Civil War. In 1861 Gabriel enlisted in the 38th Indiana Infantry Regiment and would serve as a Captain of company H. Following the war the Poindexter family would move into Jeffersonville. Gabriel would become the mayor of Jeffersonville and serve from 1867 to 1869.
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References[edit | edit source]
- Indiana Magazine of History by Indiana Historical Society, page 156.
- Indiana Biography Ref. Page
- Kleber, John E. Encyclopedia of Louisville. (University Press of Kentucky). pg.443.