Celebrating 200 Years

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Associate Justice John E. Leonard

John Edwards Leonard (1845 - 1878)

Associate Justice, Louisiana Supreme Court, November 6, 1876, to January 9, 1877
District Attorney, Louisiana Historic Thirteenth Judicial District (Carroll Parish, etc.), 1871-1872
U.S. House of Representatives, 1877-1878


Born near Fairville, Pennsylvania, September 22, 1845 • Graduated from Harvard in 1867 before receiving a degree from the University of Paris and his LL.D. from the University of Heidelberg • Died in Havana, Cuba, March 15, 1878 • Portrait artist unknown