Preston Lea

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Birthday
12, 1841
Birthplace
Delaware
Death Date
Dec 4, 1916 (75)
Birth Sign
Scorpio
Birthday
12, 1841
Birthplace
Delaware
Death Date
Dec 4, 1916 (75)

About

Member of the Republican Party who served as Governor of Delaware from 1905 to 1909. He abolished the state pillory and passed a law requiring children to attend at least three months of schooling.

Before Fame

He took over his father's flour mill company, William Lea & Sons, and was also the President of the Wilmington Board of Trade in 1873.

Trivia

He was part of the organization, Union Republicans.

Family Life

He had three children with his first wife, Adelaide Moore, and one child with his second wife, Eliza Naudain Corbit.

Associated With

He is a politician who represented Delaware like Joe Biden.