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Leonard Anderson Abercrombie
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Birth: Dec. 1, 1832
Macon County
Alabama, USA
Death: Dec. 23, 1891
Philadelphia
Philadelphia County
Pennsylvania, USA

Moved to Huntsville from Alabama, admitted to the Texas Bar in 1854. He was a delegate to the Secession Convention and served in the 20th Texas Infantry Regiment of the Confederate States Army and was elected to the rank of Lt. Col. on 14 May 1862. In 1867 he was appointed Commissioner of the Texas penitentiary. In 1879 as a Senator of the twenty-first state legislature he used his influence to establish the Sam Houston Normal Institute and later helped get funds appropriated to expand the school with the construction of the main building in 1890. 
 
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 Parents:
  Milo Bolling Abercrombie (1806 - 1860)
 
 Spouse:
  Lavinia Afton Chilton Abercrombie (1836 - 1919)*
 
 Children:
  Mary Lavania Abercrombie Finch (1861 - 1949)*
  Lavinia Chilton Abercrombie Lovett (1863 - 1928)*
  Frances Amelia Abercrombie (1868 - 1930)*
  William Chilton Abercrombie (1871 - 1934)*
  Corinne Afton Abercrombie Waldo (1877 - 1972)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Oakwood Cemetery
Huntsville
Walker County
Texas, USA
 
Created by: George Hill
Record added: Jun 01, 2009
Find A Grave Memorial# 37781366
Leonard Anderson Abercrombie
Added by: Martha Reid 19 UDC
 
Leonard Anderson Abercrombie
Added by: Martha Reid 19 UDC
 
Leonard Anderson Abercrombie
Added by: Sandra Bertram Meier
 
 
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- RoxღEd
 Added: Apr. 26, 2014

- **Trisha**
 Added: Dec. 2, 2013
Thank you for your service to our cause, may you rest in peace.
- James & Cheryl Graham
 Added: Nov. 28, 2013
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