07/31/1814 - 03/23/1881

LEET, Jonathan D., a Representative from Washington County; born, July 31, 1814 in Washington County, Pa.; A.L., Washington College, 1831; major, Pennsylvania Volunteer Infantry (1847-1848, Mexican-American War); attorney; elected, delegate, Democratic State Convention (1835); postmaster, United States Postal Service, Washington (1845-1849); elected as a Democrat to the Pennsylvania House of Representatives for the 1850 and 1851 terms; not a candidate for reelection to the House for the 1852 term; elected, vice president, Democratic State Convention (1851); director, Washington County, Cash Mutual Fire Insurance Company (1851); supervisor, Juniata division, Pennsylvania Canal; elected, justice of the peace, Altoona (1873-1881); died, March 23, 1881 in Altoona, Blair County, Pennsylvania; interred, Hollidaysburg Presbyterian Cemetery, Hollidaysburg, Blair County, Pennsylvania.

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