Died: 1927

Married: Helen Vaughan Cope (died), Charlotte A. Brown

Children: Marjorie Vaughan Lea Hudson

Charles M. Lea was one of the original trustees of the Adirondack Cottage Sanitarium. He lived at 8 Church Street. He was a medical publisher from Philadelphia. In 1884, Mr. Lea obtained a handwritten translation of Dr. Robert Koch’s work on the identification of the TB bacillus, work that Trudeau replicated and extended.

Lea handled the printing of Dr. E.L. Trudeau's An Autobiography; see the 1910 E. L. Trudeau letter to C. M. Lea.

New York Times, October 11, 1902

Mr. and Mrs. Charles M. Lea of Philadelphia announce the engagement of their daughter. Marjorie Vaughan Lea, to Percy Kierstede Hudson of New York. Miss Lea made her debut in New York two Winters ago, and, with her parents, has lived here during the Winter. Mrs. Lea was Miss Charlotte A. Brown. Mr. Hudson is the son of Mr. and Mrs. Charles I. Hudson (Miss Sara Kierstede) of East Seventy-sixth Street.