Senator Leslie B. Mattoon View All Years

Compiled Historical Information
Date of Death: 6/10/1902
Party Affiliation: Democrat
Assemblies Served:
Senate: 22 (1888) - 25 (1894)
Home County: Fayette
Leslie B. Mattoon
Fayette County

LESLIE B. MATTOON was born in the state of New York, April 29, 1847; he died at Kenmare, N. D., June 10, 1902, where he had gone to look after his mining interests. At the age of 17 he enlisted in the Union army as a member of Battery C, N. Y. First Light Artillery, and participated in many battles. He chose the medical profession and in 1875 graduated from a medical college in Chicago. The same year he located in Elgin, Iowa, which had since been his home. He served as State senator from the Allamakee-Fayette district, in the 22d, 23d, 24th and 25th general assemblies. During late years he devoted much of his time to his large business interests.