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 Leonidas Carstarphen Dyer

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Leonidas Carstarphen Dyer

Birth
Warren County, Missouri, USA
Death 15 Dec 1957 (aged 86)
Saint Louis, St. Louis City, Missouri, USA
Burial Bel-Nor, St. Louis County, Missouri, USA
Memorial ID 12141068 View Source
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U.S. Congressman. He graduated from Washington University, studied law, was admitted to the bar in 1893 and commenced to practice law in St. Louis, Missouri. During the Spanish American War, he served as a Colonel on the staff of Governor Hadley of Missouri. In 1911, he was elected as a Republican to the Sixty-second Congress, serving until 1913, then reelected to the Sixty-fourth Congress and to the next eight succeeding Congresses, serving (1915-33). An unsuccessful candidate for reelection, he resumed the practice of law until his death at age 86.

Bio by: John "J-Cat" Griffith


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