Portrait of Florida State Senator John T. Lesley

Portrait of Florida State Senator John T. Lesley

Credit this photo: State Archives of Florida, Florida Memory, http://floridamemory.com/items/show/33412
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Title

  • Portrait of Florida State Senator John T. Lesley

Image Number

  • RC10810

Year

  • 1885

Series Title

General Note

  • Born on May 12, 1835 in Madison County as the son of a planter. He fought in the State Militia during the Seminole Wars and the U.S. regular forces until 1858.
  • Captain Lesley commanded Company K of the 4th Florida Infantry, the "Sunny South Guards," and made Major in 1862. Resigned commission in 1863 to recruit a cavalry company. He surrendered in Tampa at the war's end.
  • Served as Tax Collector and Assessor. He was elected to the Florida House in 1876 and the Senate in 1878 being reelected in 1882. He was a member of the constitutional convention of 1885. He was also owner of John T. Lesley's wholesale and retail drug store. He died on July 13, 1913.

Creator

Physical Description

  • 1 photoprint - b&w - 6 x 5 in.

Subject Term

Geographic Term

Personal Subject

Subject Corporate

Shelf Number

  • Shelf number: 18607.

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Portrait of Florida State Senator John T. Lesley
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