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Delessert, Gabriel (Gabriel Abraham Marguerite), 1786-1858


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    • Birth Date

        17860317
    • Death Date

        18580129
    • Birth Place

        Paris, France
    • Gender

        male
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    • found: M. Gabriel Delessert, 1859:page 24 (Abraham-Gabriel-Marguerithe Delessert; born March 17, 1786 in Paris; son of Étienne Delessert, banker, and Magdeleine Catherine Boy de La Tour) page 415 (died January 31, 1858)
    • found: Recollections of a great lady, 1912:page 268 (Gabriel Abraham Marguerite Delessert (1786-1858); entered upon office in 1834; Prefect of the Aude and of Eure et Loire; Prefect of Police from 1836 to 1848; Councillor of State in 1836; Peer of France in 1844; retired to private life in 1848)
    • found: Encyclopédia Voila, via WWW, August 17, 2011(Gabriel Delesert; born Gabriel Abraham Marguerite Delessert on March 17, 1786 in Paris; son of Étienne Delessert (1735-1816); appointed Warrant commander in the National Guard of Paris; in 1814, took part in the defense of the capital and remained a partner in the banking house of his father until 1830; was appointed Colonel of Staff of the National Guard on August 12, 1830, and was part of the commission to prepare for the reorganization of National Guard of the Kingdom (August 17, 1830); appointed mayor of Passy (from August 1, 1830 to 1834) and Brigadier General of the National Guard; suppressed the uprising of June 5-6, 1832; appointed Prefect of the Aude on February 12,1834, then Prefect of Eure-et-Loir on September 27,1834 before being appointed Chief of Police of Paris on September 10, 1836, where he served until the 1848 Revolution; in recognition of the services he had rendered to the state, he was made a peer of France on March 24, 1844; died January 29, 1858 of pneumonia contracted while rescuing a man from drowning)
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