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Barbara Leonard

Born: Jun 12, 1924

Death: Jan 24, 2013

Birthplace: Newport

Profession: Politician

Nationality: United States

Barbara Leonard

Date of Birth : Jun 12, 1924
Date of Death : Jan 24, 2013
Birth Place : Newport

Barbara M. Leonard was an American Republican politician. She was born in Newport in 1924. She was a candidate for the United States Senate in 1984 as a Republican, but lost to incumbent Claiborne Pell. She served as the Secretary of State of Rhode Island from 1993 to 1995 as a Republican. Leonard served on several state boards and commissions, including the Rhode Island Economic Development Corporation, the state's Port Authority and the state Advisory Committee on Refugee Resettlement. Leonard died on January 24, 2013, aged 88.

Profession


  • Politician

Also known as


  • Barbara Martin
  • Barbara M. Leonard
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