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 Thomas Calloway Lea, Jr

Thomas Calloway Lea, Jr

Birth
Independence, Jackson County, Missouri, USA
Death 2 Aug 1945 (aged 67)
El Paso, El Paso County, Texas, USA
Burial El Paso, El Paso County, Texas, USA
Plot Section J Lot 33 Space 6
Memorial ID 9689 · View Source
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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).


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  • Added: 3 Jun 2000
  • Find A Grave Memorial 9689
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Thomas Calloway Lea, Jr (29 Oct 1877–2 Aug 1945), Find A Grave Memorial no. 9689, citing Evergreen Cemetery, El Paso, El Paso County, Texas, USA ; Maintained by Find A Grave .