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 Leonard Case Sr.

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Leonard Case Sr.

Birth
Death
7 Dec 1864 (aged 78)
Burial
Cleveland, Cuyahoga County, Ohio, USA
Plot
Section 6 Lot 33-0
Memorial ID
9073974 View Source

Served in the Ohio legislature from 1824-27 , drafting laws taxing land according to value rather than size. From 1821-25, as president of the Cleveland village council, he was responsible for planting shade trees along streets, earning Cleveland the nickname "Forest City." Case gave to many charitable organizations, including Cleveland's first school for the poor, the Cuyahoga County Historical Society and the Cleveland Medical College.

Sre interred from Erie Street Cemetery in 1919

View Cenotaph CENOTAPH HERE.

Served in the Ohio legislature from 1824-27 , drafting laws taxing land according to value rather than size. From 1821-25, as president of the Cleveland village council, he was responsible for planting shade trees along streets, earning Cleveland the nickname "Forest City." Case gave to many charitable organizations, including Cleveland's first school for the poor, the Cuyahoga County Historical Society and the Cleveland Medical College.

Sre interred from Erie Street Cemetery in 1919

View Cenotaph CENOTAPH HERE.


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  • Created by: Joyce
  • Added: 9 Jul 2004
  • Find a Grave Memorial ID: 9073974
  • Find a Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com/memorial/9073974/leonard-case: accessed ), memorial page for Leonard Case Sr. (29 Jul 1786–7 Dec 1864), Find a Grave Memorial ID 9073974, citing Lake View Cemetery, Cleveland, Cuyahoga County, Ohio, USA; Maintained by Joyce (contributor 831).