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  Leatherwood, Elmer O.
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NameElmer O. Leatherwood
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Salt Lake City, Utah , United States
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Born September 04, 1872
DiedDecember 24, 1929 (57 years)
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InfoRepresentative from Utah; born on a farm near Waverly, Pike County, Ohio, September 4, 1872; attended the public schools; moved to Emporia, Kans., in 1888; was graduated from the Kansas State Normal School at Emporia, Kans., in 1894; engaged in public school work 1894-1898; studied law; was admitted to the bar at Hiawatha, Brown County, Kans., in 1898; was graduated from the law department of the University of Wisconsin at Madison in 1901 and was admitted to practice; moved to Salt Lake City, Utah, the same year and continued the practice of his profession; district attorney for the third judicial district of Utah 1908-1916; delegate to the Republican National Convention in 1924; served as president of the Western Powder Co., Leary & Warren Stockyards, Hellgate Mining & Milling Co., and the Olympus Mining & Milling Co.; elected as a Republican to the Sixty-seventh and to the four succeeding Congresses and served from March 4, 1921, until his death in Washington, D.C., on December 24, 1929; chairman, Committee on Expenditures on Public Buildings (Sixty-eighth and Sixty-ninth Congresses); interment in Mount Olivet Cemetery, Salt Lake City, Utah.


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  11/06/1928 UT District 2 Won 50.22% (+0.90%)
  11/02/1926 UT District 2 Won 60.18% (+21.55%)
  11/04/1924 UT District 2 Won 56.66% (+13.31%)
  11/07/1922 UT District 2 Won 50.45% (+4.32%)
  11/02/1920 UT District 2 Won 54.82% (+15.42%)
  11/03/1914 UT District 02 Lost 47.20% (-0.29%)
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