This is a monument marking the grave of David R. Francis. Francis is one of many prominent people buried in Bellefontaine Cemetery. He was Mayor of the City of St. Louis, Governor of Missouri and Secretary of the Interior. He may be best known as President of St. Louis’ 1904 World’s Fair.

See more here: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/David_R._Francis

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