Fae Lenaire Sutton is an individual who resided in Orange County. Her family were original property owners in the area of
Orange and Santa Ana reaching back to the 1880s. The Fae Lenaire Sutton Collection is composed mostly of documents regarding
the ownership, transfer, and sale of property in Southern California.
Fae Lenaire Sutton was born May 3rd, 1919 and died December 15th, 1997. She graduated high school in 1937 in Garden Grove,
and attended La Salle Extension University. La Salle University was located in Chicago, but specialized in “distance learning”.
Sutton studied accounting through them at her home in Orange County. She died in Orange, California and is buried at Santa
Sutton’s father (Walter A. Sutton) was born in California and worked as a contractor. He was also a Civil Defense medical
volunteer. Her mother’s parents came from Arkansas and Missouri, and has an ancestor who fought for the Union’s 14th Kansas
Cavalry in the Civil War.
Unfortunately not much else is known about Fae Lenaire Sutton. Based on the files within this collection it appears she never
married or had any children. She spent a good portion of her life managing properties owned and inherited by her and her family
members. Photographs show that she traveled to places including Alaska and Washington D.C.
2 Document boxes; 1 photo album
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