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Leon Few, decedent of signer of U.S. Constitution, dies. He was 103.

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Published on Wednesday, December 28, 2016

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Leon Few, decedent of signer of U.S. Constitution, dies. He was 103.
Leon Ferguson Few, a decedent of a signer of the United States Constitution, died Tuesday. He was 103.

Leon Few was a farmer, former prison superintendent, a local historian and grocery store owner. He was the oldest member of Fews Chapel United Methodist Church.

Leon Few is a decedent of William Few, (1748-1828), a U.S. Senator from Georgia, who was a signer of the Constitution in 1787. Eleven of the 13 states ratified the Constitution in 1787 or 1788 and all 13 had done so by 1990.

The obituary for Leon Few is here.

 

 

 

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