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Leonidas Felix Livingston (April 3, 1832 – February 11, 1912) was a U.S. Representative from Georgia.

Leonidas Felix Livingston
Member of the U.S. House of Representatives
from Georgia's 5th district
In office
March 4, 1891 – March 3, 1911
Preceded byJohn D. Stewart
Succeeded byWilliam S. Howard
Member of the Georgia House of Representatives
In office
1876-1877
1879-1881
Personal details
Born(1832-04-03)April 3, 1832
Covington, Georgia, U.S.
DiedFebruary 11, 1912(1912-02-11) (aged 79)
Washington, D.C., U.S.
Resting placeBethany Church Cemetery, Covington, Georgia, U.S.
Political partyDemocratic

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Early life and political involvementEdit

Born near Covington, Georgia, Livingston attended the common schools. He engaged in agricultural pursuits. He entered the Confederate States Army as a private in August 1861 and served throughout the Civil War. He resumed agricultural pursuits in Newton County, Georgia. He served as member of the State house of representatives in 1876, 1877, and 1879-1881. He served in the State senate in 1882 and 1883. He served as vice president of the Georgia State Agricultural Society for eleven years and president four years. He served as president of the Georgia State Alliance for three years.

U.S. CongressEdit

Livingston was elected as a Democrat to the Fifty-second and to the nine succeeding Congresses (March 4, 1891 – March 3, 1911). He was an unsuccessful candidate for renomination in 1910.

Later years and deathEdit

He again engaged in agricultural pursuits in Newton County. He died in Washington, D.C. on February 11, 1912, and was interred in Bethany Church Cemetery near Covington.

ReferencesEdit

External linksEdit

  • United States Congress. "Leonidas F. Livingston (id: L000368)". Biographical Directory of the United States Congress.
U.S. House of Representatives
Preceded by
John D. Stewart
Member of the U.S. House of Representatives
from Georgia's 5th congressional district

March 4, 1891 – March 3, 1911
Succeeded by
William S. Howard