Birth of the Nation: The First Federal Congress 1789-1791
The First Federal Congress

Representative George Leonard

George Leonard Jnr

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George Leonard
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Life dates: 4 July 1729 - 26 July 1819
Place of Residence (1789): Norton, Massachusetts
Occupation (1789): Lawyer; Farmer
Place of Birth: Norton, Massachusetts
Age (March 4, 1789): 59
Religion (1789): Unknown
College Education: Harvard
Marital Status (1789): Married
Military Service during the Revolutionary War: None
Prior Political Offices: Colonial Assembly (1764-68, 70-75)
Delegate to Federal Convention: No
Delegate to State Ratification Convention: No
Pro/Anti ratification of Constitution: Unknown
Support for strong central government (particularly in its executive functions) Moderate
Last year of continuous service in House: 1791
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