Lewis V. Bogy

Lewis Vital Bogy ( born April 9, 1813 in Sainte Genevieve, Sainte Genevieve County, Missouri, † September 20, 1877 in St. Louis ) was an American politician (Democratic Party), who represented the state of Missouri in the U.S. Senate.

Lewis Bogy was initially hired by the school in a shop before he studied law in Illinois. In 1835 he graduated from Transylvania University in Lexington (Kentucky) and began to work as a lawyer in St. Louis. As a soldier, he fought in the Black Hawk War.

1838 Bogy Assistant in St. Louis. Between 1840 and 1841 he was a member of the House of Representatives from Missouri; a further term of office concluded there from 1854 to 1855 at. From 1867 to 1868, he was commissioner of Indian affairs of the city of St. Louis, 1872 then President of the City Council. He was a founder of the St. Louis Iron Mountain Railway, and two years as its president.

Finally, in 1872 he was elected to the Senate of the United States. Lewis Bogy stepped his mandate in Washington on 4 March 1873 but died during his term of office on 20 September 1877.