Jefferson Reynolds Leason

Jefferson Reynolds Leason

Birth
Kittanning, Armstrong County, Pennsylvania, USA
Death 13 Apr 1913 (aged 29)
Pittsburgh, Allegheny County, Pennsylvania, USA
Burial Kittanning, Armstrong County, Pennsylvania, USA
Plot C164
Memorial ID 85289782 · View Source
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Jefferson County, Pennsylvania: her pioneers and people, 1800-1915.” By William James McKnight 1836-1918. Published in 1917.

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Jefferson Reynolds Leason (deceased) was one of the younger members of the Armstrong County bar and a progressive citizen of Kittanning, in which borough he was born Aug 11, 1883, son of Mirven F Leason. He attended public schools in Kittanning and the Andover Preparatory School (Phillips Academy at Andover, MA) and entered Pennsylvania State College for 2 years course. Following this he read law with his father, was admitted to the Armstrong County bar in 1907. In 1909, Mr Leason was elected District Attorney for his county on the Republican ticket and followed his father’s footsteps. This office had also been filled by Mr Reynolds, his maternal grandfather and Mr Mirven E Leason, his father.
He was a member of the Order of Elks, belonging to Kittanning Lodge. Mr Leason died suddenly in Pittsburgh, PA of heart failure, April 13, 1913 and was buried in Kittanning.

In November 1909, Mr Leason married Margaret Buffington, daughter of Orr Buffington, an Attorney of Kittanning. She survives him with one son, Jefferson Reynolds b Jul 8, 1911.



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  • Find a Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Jefferson Reynolds Leason (11 Aug 1883–13 Apr 1913), Find a Grave Memorial no. 85289782, citing Kittanning Cemetery, Kittanning, Armstrong County, Pennsylvania, USA ; Maintained by Find a Grave (contributor 8) .