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Cornelia Wallace
Birth: Jan. 28, 1939
Elba
Coffee County
Alabama, USA
Death: Jan. 8, 2009
Winter Haven
Polk County
Florida, USA

Former Alabama First Lady. Born Cornelia Ellis, she married George C. Wallace in 1971, shortly before his second term as Alabama State Governor. She is best remembered for throwing herself over her husband when he was shot while campaigning as Democratic candidate for president in Laurel, Maryland, on May 15, 1972. She was also the niece of former Alabama Governor James E. "Big Jim" Folsom. (bio by: John "J-Cat" Griffith) 

Cause of death: Cancer
 
Burial:
Lakeside Memorial Park
Winter Haven
Polk County
Florida, USA
 
Maintained by: Find A Grave
Originally Created by: John "J-Cat" Griffith
Record added: Jan 11, 2009
Find A Grave Memorial# 32824172
Cornelia Wallace
Added by: John "J-Cat" Griffith
 
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