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Edwin de Leon Edit Profile

diplomat , journalist , politician , writer

Education

De Leon graduated from South Carolina College and studied law, but soon turned to literature and politics.

Works

  • book

    • Thirty Years of My Life on Three Continents

    • The Khedive's Egypt

    • Under the Star and Under the Crescent

    • Askaros Kassis, the Copt

Connections

father:
Mordecai Hendricks De Leon - physician,mayor of Columbia , mayor of Columbia

Edwin's father Mordecai De Leon, a physician, removed from Philadelphia to Columbia, South Carolina, and was mayor of that city for several years.

mother:
Rebecca Lopez

Brother:
Thomas Cooper de Leon - newspaperman

Brother:
David Camden De Leon

sister:
Agnes

sister:
Maria Louisa

sister:
Adeline Mary

wife:
Ellen Mary Novlan of Rothgar - Irish

De Leon married Ellen Mary Novlan of Rothgar, Ireland, on August 25, 1858, in Somerset, England.