David Harris Leake (July 13, 1875 in Licking, Virginia – May 8, 1955) was a member of the Virginia Glee Club during the Glee Club 1894-1895 season. A first year during the season, he was also a member of Phi Theta Psi.
Leake was a member of the Virginia House of Delegates from 1901 to 1904, as well as commonwealth's attorney for Goochland County. He spent most of his career as general attorney for the C&O Railroad, founded by his great-grandfather. He was also chief of staff for Governor Westmoreland Davis.
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- "David Harris Leake". Find-A-Grave. http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GSln=LEA&GSpartial=1&GSbyrel=all&GSst=48&GScntry=4&GSsr=881&GRid=11866292&. Retrieved 2014-01-21.
- Corks and Curls. VIII. 1895. p. 56. http://books.google.com/books?id=v6hVAAAAYAAJ&dq=editions%3AhhlOAAAAMAAJ&pg=PA54#v=onepage&q=glee&f=false.
- Tyler, Lyon Gardiner, ed (1909). Men of Mark in Virginia. V. pp. 256-257. http://books.google.com/books?id=IDoUAAAAYAAJ&pg=PA256&lpg=PA256&dq=%22david+harris+leake%22&source=bl&ots=xhhvIyW7vI&sig=ey1RbMDnlrrqSBBgQs-S0b5wOz0&hl=en&sa=X&ei=KY3eUtXoN-zJsQSCgoLYBQ&ved=0CEsQ6AEwBQ#v=onepage&q=%22david%20harris%20leake%22&f=false.
- Report of the Secretary of the Commonwealth to the Governor and General Assembly of Virginia. 1919. p. 8. http://books.google.com/books?id=ypBMAAAAMAAJ&lpg=PA8&ots=951VaTolML&dq=%22david%20harris%20leake%22&pg=PA8#v=onepage&q=%22david%20harris%20leake%22&f=false.