Columbus W. Lea

SOURCE: W. Stuart Harris "Heritage of Perry County"

p 52- "An uncle of Henry C. Lea, Columbus W. Lea was born in Clarke Co. Georgia in 1800. Graduating from the University of Georgia, he came to Marion to practice law.

"He represented Perry Co. in the Al Legislature in 1832 -33 -34 -35 and 1844. He was on the Democratic electioal ticket in 1852...

"In 1865, he was a member of the AL Constitutional Convention. After acquiring lands near Uniontown, he died as a planter in 1868 or 1869."
[end Harris quotes] op cit Temple Lea
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