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Walter Leake

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Walter Leake was born on May 20, 1762 in Albemarle County Virginia
Governor of Mississippi, U.S. Senator. A Revolutionary War veteran, Walter Leake served in the Virginia Legislature and was later appointed Judge of the Mississippi Territory. Leake was the first U.S. Senator from Mississippi and the third Governor of the state. At the time of Leake's death the town that is now Clinton was named Mt. Salus. (bio by: Natalie Maynor)
Walter Leake died  November. 6, 1825 in Clinton Hinds County Mississippi
and is buried in the Leake Family Cemetery in Clinton Hinds County
Record added to Find-A-Grave Dec 22 2005 by Natalie Maynor
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