Rufus Sibley Gandy Sabine Parish, Louisiana

Rufus Sibley Gandy, member of the Police Jury from Ward One, was born on his father's estate near Many, November 29, 1861. His father was Daniel R. Gandy, one of the early settlers of the parish, whose prominence in parish affairs is recalled on other pages of this book.

Mr. Gaudy's parents died when he was quite young and he lived with his maternal grandfather, John I. Sibley, on Bayou Toro, this parish, until he was 14 years of age. He then lived with his uncle, L. J. Nash, until 21 years of age.

On December 17, 1885, he married Ida R. McLanahan of this parish and settled on the estate where he now resides, near Florien. He is a member of the Masonic fraternity and is the popular representative from his ward on the Police Jury and is an enterprising and energetic citizen. His family consists of two daughters and one son.


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Source: History of Sabine Parish, Louisiana, by John G. Belisle, Sabine Banner Press, 1913.


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