Biography of Thomas Leonard
FROM OUR COUNTY AND ITS PEOPLE
A DESCRIPTIVE AND BIOGRAPHICAL RECORD
OF SARATOGA COUNTY, NEW YORK
PREPARED AND PUBLISHED UNDER THE AUSPICES OF THE SARATOGIAN
THE BOSTON HISTORY COMPANY, PUBLISHERS 1899

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Leonard, Thomas, was born in Norwich, Conn., April 5, 1854, and lived there until four years of age, when his parents removed to Maine, remaining there two years. In 1860 they settled at Mount Pleasant, Saratoga county. Thomas Leonard was educated in the district schools of Saratoga county and at eighteen years of age engaged in the lumber business, taking large contracts throughout Saratoga, Hamilton and Warren counties. After four years of lumbering he came to Saratoga Springs and was coachman for James M. Marvin for nine years. He then established the boarding stables which he still conducts. Mr. Leonard is an active Democrat and was for two years theatrical manager of the town haiL He is a member of the Knights of Columbia and Knights of Maccabees. In October, 1878, he married Mary Tracey, and they have six children, Mamie L., Arthur J., who is a graduate of the Saratoga High School, Kittie F., Thomas J., Bertha M. and Earl W.


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