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Preston Lea

Preston Lea

Born: November 12, 1841
Wilmington, DE

Father: William Lea

(1805-1876)

Mother: Jane Scott Lovett

(1817-1888)

Married: (1) Adelaide Moore

(1846-1888)

October 28, 1870

Married: (2) Eliza N. Corbit

(1861-1945)

April 29, 1897

Occupation: Governor of Delaware

1905-1909

Children:

    By Adelaide Moore

  1. Claudia Wright
  2. Alice Moore
  3. Ethel Mildred

  4. By Eliza Naudain Corbit

  5. Louise Corbit Lea
    b. August 03, 1898
    m. Peter Jennings Nowland June 3, 1922
    d. June 23, 1989

Died: December 4, 1916
Wilmington, DE

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Who Was Who In America 1897-1942

The National Cyclopedia of American Biography

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