- Walter Leake
He was the first Governor of Mississippi to die in office.
Leake County, Mississippi, as well as Leakesville, Mississippiare named for him.
A native Virginian, he was born 1762 in
Albemarle County, Virginia, the son of Captain Mask Leake and nephew of Rev. Samuel Leake ( Princeton Universitygraduate and a member of the first Board of Trustees of Hampden-Sydney College), an ancestor of Senator John McCainof Arizona. Walter Leake's daughter, Susan Wingfield Leake, married 1807 Henry Goodloe Johnston of Spotsylvania Co., VA and was an ancestor of Haley Reeves Barbour, also Governor of Mississippi.
office=Governor of Mississippi
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