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Thomas Calloway Lea, Jr
Birth: Oct. 29, 1877
Death: Aug. 2, 1945

Renowned criminal lawyer who became mayor of El Paso, Texas (1915-17). He served during Pancho Villa's activities in the Mexican Interior and on the boarder. He threatened Villa with arrest if he came to El Paso. In retaliation Villa offered a standing reward of a thousand pesos in gold to anyone who would deliver on the Mexican side the gringo mayor (dead or alive). 
 
Family links: 
 Spouse:
  Zola Mae Utt Lea (1885 - 1936)*
 
 Children:
  Thomas Calloway Lea (1907 - 2001)*
  Richard Calvin Lea (1927 - 1987)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Inscription:
FATHER
FRIEND
CITIZEN
 
Burial:
Evergreen Alameda Cemetery
El Paso
El Paso County
Texas, USA
Plot: Section J Lot 33 Space 6
GPS (lat/lon): 31.46404, -106.26387
 
Maintained by: Find A Grave
Record added: Jun 03, 2000
Find A Grave Memorial# 9689
Thomas Calloway Lea, Jr
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