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Francis A. Leach

      Francis A. Leach was born at Belfast, New York, April 8, 1854.  His father was for years in business at Brooklyn, N. Y.

     Mr. Leach prepared for College at the Hopkins Grammar School at New Haven, and was graduated from Yale in 1876 in the same class with President Arthur T. Hadley.

     For three years he was in the milling business in New York, and then went to the Columbia Law School.  He was admitted to the bar in Buffalo, June, 1881.

     It was at Lyons, N. Y., that Mr. Leach first hung out his shingle, and it was there that he married Miss Marian Tinsley.  After five years there, Mr. Leach moved to Kansas City in 1886, where he has been a member of the bar ever since.  In 1897 the present firm of Leach, Day & Sparks was organized.

     Mr. Leach is secretary of the Congressional Committee, is a prominent Mason, and is an able and ardent advocate of municipal ownership, a subject upon which he has delivered numerous addresses from time to time.

     Mr. and Mrs. Leach have two children, Marian and Helen, aged sixteen and fifteen.

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