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Leslie Cornelius Arends
Birth: Sep. 27, 1896
Melvin
Ford County
Illinois, USA
Death: Jul. 17, 1985
Naples
Collier County
Florida, USA

U.S. Congressman. He attended Oberlin College and served in the U.S. Navy during World War I. After the war, he graduated with a law degree from the Illinois Wesleyan University, engaged in agricultural, banking, plus a member of the Ford County Farm Bureau, in 1935 and a member of the board of trustees of the Illinois Wesleyan University. In 1935, he was elected as a Republican to the Seventy-fourth Congress, reelected to the next nineteen succeeding Congresses and served until his resignation in 1974. Relocating to Florida, he lived in retirement until his death at age 89. (bio by: John "J-Cat" Griffith) 
 
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Melvin Cemetery
Melvin
Ford County
Illinois, USA
 
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Record added: Jan 30, 2003
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- Shannon Walsh
 Added: May. 24, 2014
Thanks for your service
- Robin Jaggers
 Added: Sep. 27, 2012
A good public servant in the U.S. Congress.
- Arthur F. Meincke
 Added: Jun. 30, 2011
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