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Walter Leake KeirnRoster ID 2614
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|Affiliation:||Class of 1880|
|Biography & Genealogy:||Walter Leake Keirn, Class of 1880: Genealogy: Born- Oct. 1, 1858 in Holmes Co. MS. Father- Walter Leake Keirn; Mother- Martha Durden. Pat. Grandfather- Garrett Keirn; Pat. Grandmother- Lucy Leake. Mat. Grandfather- Anthony Durden; Mat. Grandmother- Mary Gibson. Married- 1st in 1889 to Marie Erskine, daughter of John Erskine; 2nd on Sept. 4, 1907 to Cora Tate, daughter of Henry B. Tate. Children- (From 1st Marriage) 1- Martha Keirn; 2- Eleanor Keirn; (From 2nd Marriage) 3- Walter Leake Keirn, Jr. VMI Record: Entered VMI- June 17, 1873; Resigned in 1875; Re-entered and Re-matriculated Jan. 3, 1877; Graduated July 1, 1880 ranking 15th in a class of 25. Also Graduated from Kentucky School of Medicine. Careers: Doctor. Died- July 15, 1917 in Lexington, KY.|