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Gleason, Leo J.

House 1917-20 (District 28)

Party when first elected:  Nonpartisan Election

Counties Served:  Hennepin

BIOGRAPHICAL INFORMATION

Date of Birth: 3/22/1890 (uncertain)
Birth Place: Delano, Minnesota
Birth County: Wright
Birth Country: United States
Date of Death: ??/??/1934
Gender: Male
Religion:
Reported Minority: None Reported
Other Names:
City of Residence (when first elected): Minneapolis
Occupation (when first elected): Lawyer

EDUCATION

Minneapolis Schools; Elementary School;
De La Salle Institute, Minneapolis; Secondary; Graduate
St. Paul College of Law; Law Degree; 1915

OTHER GOVERNMENT SERVICE

County Attorney: Hennepin County, Minnesota (Assistant County Attorney); 19?? to 1934 [Appointed]

FAMILY RELATIONSHIPS

Spouse: Married
Children: One child
Family Members Who Have Served in the Minnesota Legislature:

GENERAL NOTES

Toensing and the Minnesota Journal of the House, 1935 list his birth year as 1890. The Minnesota Legislative Manuals, 1917 and 1919 list 1891.

He moved to Minneapolis, Minnesota when he was four years old, with his parents.

Total Days Served: 1463

SESSIONS SERVED

41st Legislative Session (1919-1920)

  Session Details
Body: House
District: 28
Elected: 11/5/1918
Residence: Minneapolis
Term of Office: 1/7/1919 to 1/3/1921
Counties Represented: Hennepin
Occupation: Lawyer
Party: Nonpartisan Election
Committees:
  • Elections
  • General Legislation
  • Judiciary
  • Public Utilities (Chair)
  • Workmens Compensation

40th Legislative Session (1917-1918)

  Session Details
Body: House
District: 28
Elected: 11/7/1916
Residence: Minneapolis
Term of Office: 1/2/1917 to 1/6/1919
Counties Represented: Hennepin
Occupation: Lawyer
Party: Nonpartisan Election
Committees:
  • Insurance
  • Judiciary
  • Labor and Labor Legislation
  • Public Buildings
  • Reapportionment
  • Telephones and Telegraph