John A. Lesner

John Adam Lesner (June 26, 1868 – July 5, 1938) was an American Democratic politician who served twice as a member of the Senate of Virginia, from 1908 to 1916 and from 1923 until his death in 1938.[1][2]

John A. Lesner
John A Lesner 1912.jpg
Member of the Virginia Senate
from the 2nd district
In office
January 9, 1924 – July 5, 1938
Preceded byJ. Frank Sergent
Succeeded byRalph H. Daughton
Member of the Virginia Senate
from the 31st district
In office
February 28, 1923 – January 9, 1924
Preceded byE. Griffith Dodson
Succeeded byThomas J. Downing
In office
January 10, 1912 – January 12, 1916
Preceded byWilliam W. Sale
Succeeded byEarl C. Mathews
Member of the Virginia Senate
from the 33rd district
In office
January 8, 1908 – January 10, 1912
Preceded byJohn C. Niemeyer
Succeeded bySamuel T. Montague
Personal details
Born
John Adam Lesner

(1868-06-26)June 26, 1868
Norfolk, Virginia, U.S.
DiedJuly 5, 1938(1938-07-05) (aged 70)
Norfolk, Virginia, U.S.
Political partyDemocratic
Spouse(s)Rose Isaac Creekmur

The Lesner Bridge in Virginia Beach, Virginia is named after him.

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Swem, Earl G. (1918). Register of the General Assembly of Virginia, 1776–1918. Richmond: Virginia State Library. Retrieved February 21, 2016.
  2. ^ Dodson, E. Griffith (1939). The General Assembly of the Commonwealth of Virginia, 1919-1939: Register. Richmond: Virginia State Library. Retrieved February 21, 2016.

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