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Irving, Theodore Leonard, 1898-1962


  • [Theodore Irving Leonard (b. March 24, 1898, St. Paul, Minnesota-d. March 8, 1962, Washington, D.C.), U.S. congressman from Missouri, moved with his parents to a farm in North Dakota and attended the public schools of North Dakota. He worked for a railroad as a boy and during the First World War, then left the railroad to become manager of a theater in Montana. He moved to California where he managed a hotel. He moved to Jackson County, Missouri in 1934 and was employed as a construction worker and later became a representative of the American Federation of Labor. He was elected as a Democrat to the Eighty-first and Eighty-second Congresses, January 3, 1949 to January 3, 1953. He was an unsuccessful candidate for reelection in 1952 to the Eighty-third Congress, and was defeated for Democratic nomination in 1954 to the Eighty-fourth Congress. He was a labor organizer and later president of a labor union in Kansas City, Missouri. He died in Washington, D.C., while on a business trip on March 8, 1962. He is buried in the interment in Mount Moriah Cemetery, Kansas City, Missouri.]

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    • Irving, Leonard, 1898-1962
  • Additional Information

    • Birth Date

        18980324
    • Death Date

        19620308
    • Has Affiliation

        • Organization: (naf) American Federation of Labor
    • Has Affiliation

        • Organization: (naf) United States. Congress (81st : 1949-1951)
    • Has Affiliation

        • Organization: (naf) United States. Congress (82nd, 1st session : 1951)
    • Birth Place

        (naf) Saint Paul (Minn.)
    • Death Place

        (naf) Washington (D.C.)
    • Associated Locale

        (naf) North Dakota
    • Associated Locale

        (naf) Jackson County (Mo.)
    • Associated Locale

        (naf) Kansas City (Mo.)
    • Gender

        male
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  • Sources

    • found: Letter from Robert E. Rosenwald to President Harry S. Truman, with a reply from William Hassett, Truman Library, June 28-July 8, 1952:(letter references Missouri congressman Leonard Irving)
    • found: Biographical dir. of the U.S. Congress online search, Aug. 19, 2013(Theodore Irving Leonard; Representative from Missouri; born in St. Paul, Ramsey County, Minn., March 24, 1898; moved with his parents to a farm in North Dakota; attended the public schools of North Dakota; worked for a railroad as a boy and during the First World War; left the railroad to become manager of a theater in Montana; moved to California and was manager of a hotel; moved to Jackson County, Mo., in 1934 and was employed as a construction worker and later became a representative of the American Federation of Labor; elected as a Democrat to the Eighty-first and Eighty-second Congresses (January 3, 1949-January 3, 1953); unsuccessful candidate for reelection in 1952 to the Eighty-third Congress; defeated for Democratic nomination in 1954 to the Eighty-fourth Congress; labor organizer and later president of a labor union in Kansas City, Mo.; died in Washington, D.C., while on a business trip March 8, 1962; interment in Mount Moriah Cemetery, Kansas City, Mo.)
    • found: Findagrave.com search, Aug. 19, 2013(Theodore Irving Leonard; b. Mar. 24, 1898, St. Paul, Minnesota; d. March 8, 1962, Washington, D.C.; U.S. congressman, Missouri's 5th district in the U.S. House of Representatives, 1949-1953; burial: Mount Moriah Cemetery, Kansas City, Missouri)
    • found: OCLC, Oct. 24, 2013(hdg.: Irving, Theodore Leonard; Irving, Leonard, 1898-; usage: Leonard Irving)
  • General Notes

    • [Theodore Irving Leonard (b. March 24, 1898, St. Paul, Minnesota-d. March 8, 1962, Washington, D.C.), U.S. congressman from Missouri, moved with his parents to a farm in North Dakota and attended the public schools of North Dakota. He worked for a railroad as a boy and during the First World War, then left the railroad to become manager of a theater in Montana. He moved to California where he managed a hotel. He moved to Jackson County, Missouri in 1934 and was employed as a construction worker and later became a representative of the American Federation of Labor. He was elected as a Democrat to the Eighty-first and Eighty-second Congresses, January 3, 1949 to January 3, 1953. He was an unsuccessful candidate for reelection in 1952 to the Eighty-third Congress, and was defeated for Democratic nomination in 1954 to the Eighty-fourth Congress. He was a labor organizer and later president of a labor union in Kansas City, Missouri. He died in Washington, D.C., while on a business trip on March 8, 1962. He is buried in the interment in Mount Moriah Cemetery, Kansas City, Missouri.]
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    • 2013-10-24: new
    • 2013-11-14: revised
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