Atlantic City in Atlantic County, New Jersey — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
William "Sonny" Lea
Erected by City of Atlantic City, New Jersey.
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these African Americans • Industry & Commerce • Sports. In addition, it is included in the New Jersey, City of Atlantic City series list. A significant historical year for this entry is 1975.
Location. 39° 21.757′ N, 74° 25.89′ W. Marker is in Atlantic City, New Jersey, in Atlantic County. Marker is at the intersection of North Kentucky Avenue and Arctic Avenue, on the right when traveling north on North Kentucky Avenue. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 42 N Kentucky Ave, Atlantic City NJ 08401, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Soundra E. Usry-Hollingsworth (a few steps from this marker); Sara Spencer Washington (about 500 feet away, measured in a direct line); John Herbert Brooks (about 500 feet away); Virgie Lee Jordan (about 600 feet away); Tsgt. Harold R. Brown Memorial Plaza (about 600 feet away); Cora Hillery Boggs (about 600 feet away); Maceo H. Turner (about 700 feet away); James L. Usry (about 700 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Atlantic City.
Also see . . . William ‘Sonny’ Lea, 83, iconic Atlantic City barber who mentored children. Article from the Philadelphia Inquirer from October 17, 2018. (Submitted on July 25, 2020, by Devry Becker Jones of Washington, District of Columbia.)
1. Passing of Sonny Lea
Sonny Lea passed away on October 15, 2018.
— Submitted July 25, 2020, by Devry Becker Jones of Washington, District of Columbia.
Credits. This page was last revised on July 25, 2020. It was originally submitted on July 25, 2020, by Devry Becker Jones of Washington, District of Columbia. This page has been viewed 84 times since then and 18 times this year. Photos: 1, 2. submitted on July 25, 2020, by Devry Becker Jones of Washington, District of Columbia.