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us: Hall, Leonard W. (Leonard Wood), 1900-1979

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  • Fuller Name

    • Leonard Wood
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    • Birth Date

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    • Birth Place

        Oyster Bay, N.Y.
    • Death Place

        Glen Cove, N.Y.
    • Associated Locale

        Locust Valley, N.Y.
    • Has Affiliation

        • Organization: (naf) New York (State). Legislature. Assembly
    • Has Affiliation

        • Organization: (naf) United States. Congress. House
        • Affiliation Start: 19390103
        • Affiliation End: 19521231
    • Has Affiliation

        • Organization: (naf) Republican National Committee (U.S.)
        • Affiliation Start: 1953
        • Affiliation End: 1957
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    • Occupation

        (lcsh) Lawyers
          (lcsh) Legislators
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      • Sources

        • found: NUCMC data from Library of Congress, Manuscript Division for Guggenheim, H. Papers, 1900-1972 (Leonard W. Hall)
        • found: WWWA, 1977-1981 (Leonard Wood Hall; lawyer and chair of Rep. Nat. Com.; b. 1900; d. 1979)
        • found: Biographical Directory of the United States Congress, via WWW, August 22, 2103 (Hall, Leonard Wood (1900-1979); a Representative from New York; born in Oyster Bay, Nassau County, N.Y., October 2, 1900; graduated from the law department of Georgetown University, Washington, D.C., in 1920; was admitted to the bar in 1922 and commenced practice in New York City; member of the State assembly in 1927 and 1928 and 1934-1938; sheriff of Nassau County, N.Y., 1929-1931; delegate to the Republican State conventions, 1930-1958 and to the Republican National Conventions in 1948, 1952, 1956, and 1968; elected as a Republican to the Seventy-sixth Congress; reelected to the six succeeding Congresses and served from January 3, 1939, until December 31, 1952; did not seek reelection in 1952 to the Eighty-third Congress; elected surrogate of Nassau County, N.Y., in November 1952, resigning to become chairman of the Republican National Committee, serving from 1953 to 1957; was President Eisenhower's personal representative at opening of the Brussels World's Fair in April 1958; resumed the practice of law in Garden City, N.Y., and New York City; resided in Locust Valley, N.Y.; died in Glen Cove, N.Y., June 2, 1979)
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