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  Steele, Leslie J.
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AffiliationDemocratic   
NameLeslie J. Steele
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Decatur, Georgia , United States
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Born November 21, 1868
DiedJuly 24, 1929 (60 years)
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Infoborn near Decatur, De Kalb County, Ga., November 21, 1868; attended the public and private schools of Decatur and was graduated from Emory College, Oxford, Ga., in 1893; taught school 1893-1898; was graduated from the law department of Georgia University, Athens, Ga., in 1899; was admitted to the bar the same year and commenced practice in Decatur, Ga.; member of the De Kalb County Board of Education 1902-1921; mayor of Decatur 1915-1920; served in the State house of representatives 1915-1919; city and county attorney 1921-1925; elected as a Democrat to the Seventieth and Seventy-first Congresses and served from March 4, 1927, until his death in Washington, D.C., on July 24, 1929; interment in Decatur Cemetery, Decatur, Ga.



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