National Society of Colonial Dames of
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Tennessee State Museum
Record No:
1.815
Subject: Lea, Judge John McCormick.
Artist: Gagliardi II.  
Date: Unknown.
Media: Oil on canvas.
Dimensions: 24.50 X 30.
Location: TN State Museum
505 Deadrick Street.
Nashville, TN 37243
Web Contact: TN State Museum

History:

Unknown.
Notes: John McCormick Lea (1818 - 1903) was born in Knoville, TN to Luke Lea and wife. He practiced law in Nashville in 1840. He married Elizabeth Overton, daughter of Judge John Overton in 1843. He served as Assistant U.S. District Attorney (1842 - 1845), Mayor of Nashville (1849) and Circuit Judge after the Civil War. He served one term in the TN House of Representatives. He was President of the Tennessee Historical Society (1888- 1903). He was part of the commission that surrendered Nashville to the Union Army in February 1862.

Categories: Portrait paintings; Men; Government;
   

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