Jesse Root Grant
Born, February 6, 1858, at Hardscrabble, near St. Louis.
Attended Cornell University, studying engineering. He also attended Columbia Law School.
Married on September 30, 1880, to Elizabeth Chapman. Children: Nellie Grant Cronan, Chapman Grant. This marriage ended in divorce and on August 26, 1918 he married Lillian Burns Wilkins.
Ran for Democratic presidential nomination in 1925.
Wrote the book In the Days of My Father, General Grant, published in 1925.
His Life, Part 1, from the Los Altos Hills, California Historical Society. His Life, Part 2.
Died on June 8, 1934 and is buried in San Francisco.