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 Leonard Sidney Echols

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Leonard Sidney Echols

Birth
Madison, Boone County, West Virginia, USA
Death 9 May 1946 (aged 74)
Charleston, Kanawha County, West Virginia, USA
Burial South Charleston, Kanawha County, West Virginia, USA
Memorial ID 7619326 View Source
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U.S. Congressman. Born in Madison, West Virginia, he graduated from University of Kentucky in 1894, from the law department of the Southern Normal University Tennessee, in 1900, was admitted to the bar and commenced practice in Point Pleasant, West Virginia, in 1903. He was prosecuting attorney of Mason County, (1904-09) and assistant West Virginia State tax commissioner, (1909-19). In 1919, he was elected as a Republican to the Sixty-sixth and Sixty-seventh Congresses, serving until 1923. An unsuccessful candidate for reelection, he served on the committee of appeals for the United States Treasury Department, (1923-24), as postmaster at Charleston, West Virginia, (1925-28) and as a special master in the United States District Court. He died at age 74 in Charleston, West Virginia.

Bio by: John "J-Cat" Griffith


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  • Added: 25 Jun 2003
  • Find a Grave Memorial 7619326
  • Find a Grave, database and images (www.findagrave.com/memorial/7619326/leonard-sidney-echols : accessed ), memorial page for Leonard Sidney Echols (30 Oct 1871–9 May 1946), Find a Grave Memorial ID 7619326, citing Sunset Memorial Park, South Charleston, Kanawha County, West Virginia, USA ; Maintained by Find A Grave .