Biography of Fred C. Leonard
Potter County, PA Biographies

FRED C. LEONARD, attorney at law, Coudersport, was born in Elmer, Potter Co., Penn.; February 16, 1856, and at nine years of age removed to Allegany county, N. Y. He graduated in the elementary course at Mansfield in 1874, but, however, studied another year, and taught two years at Mansfield. He was also a student of Williston Seminary at East Hampton, Mass., a preparatory school, for two years, graduating in 1879. He then entered Yale College, and from there graduated in the class of 1883. In the fall of that year he entered the office of Elliott & Watrous, of Wellsboro, as a law student, and was admitted to the bar in the fall of 1885. He then studied a year at Elmira, and was admitted to the bar of the State of New York in January, 1887. He first began the practice of his chosen profession at Coudersport, where he became a member of the firm of Cobb & Leonard, having an office at Austin also In 1884 he married Estella G. Cook, of Wellsboro, and they have two children. He is an active Republican.


From:
History of the Counties of
McKean, Elk, Cameron and Potter, Pennsylvania
J. H. Beers & Co. Publishers
Chicago, Ill. 1890


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