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 Leonard Myers

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Leonard Myers

Birth
Bucks County, Pennsylvania, USA
Death 11 Feb 1905 (aged 77)
Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, Pennsylvania, USA
Burial Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, Pennsylvania, USA
Memorial ID 8596634 View Source
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US Congressman. He studied law, graduated from the University of Pennsylvania at Philadelphia, was admitted to the bar in 1848 and practiced in Philadelphia. He held local offices and was a Major of the Ninth Regiment, Pennsylvania Militia, during the emergency service of September 1862. Elected as a Republican to the Thirty-eighth, Thirty-ninth, and Fortieth Congresses, March 4, 1863 to March 3, 1869, reelected to the Forty-second and Forty-third Congresses and served from April 9, 1869 to March 3, 1875. As a unsuccessful candidate for reelection, he resumed the practice of law, his last public service was as a presidential elector on the Republican ticket of McKinley and Hobart in 1896.

Bio by: John "J-Cat" Griffith


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  • Originally Created by: John "J-Cat" Griffith
  • Added: 4 Apr 2004
  • Find a Grave Memorial 8596634
  • Find a Grave, database and images (www.findagrave.com/memorial/8596634/leonard-myers : accessed ), memorial page for Leonard Myers (13 Nov 1827–11 Feb 1905), Find a Grave Memorial ID 8596634, citing De Benneville Family Burial Grounds, Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, Pennsylvania, USA ; Maintained by Find A Grave .