Gary Joiner: Remember this shrewd Shreveport business pioneer

Aug 25, 2015

Mary Bennett Cane (1812-1902) is buried in Oakland Cemetery, land that she once owned before selling it to the city of Shreveport in 1847.

Shreveport business entrepreneur Mary Bennett Cane was born 203 years ago this week in New Hampshire. Commentator Gary Joiner recognizes her influence on the Shreveport economy in its early days.

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