FROM WHITE HOUSE ADDRESSED TO MR. LEONARD LYONS DATED OCTOBER 20, 1947
MEASURES 9-1/4 X 6-1/4 WHITE HOUSE LETTERHEAD SIGNED BY PRESIDENTS SECRETARY MATTHEW J. CONNELLY
MEASURES 6-1/2″ X 3-5/8″ RETURN ADDRESS “THE WHITE HOUSE” POSTMARKED OCT. 20, 1947
FROM WHITE HOUSE ADDRESSED TO MR. LEONARD LYONS DATED JULY 20, 1951 SIGNED BY PRESIDENTS SECRETARY JOSEPH SHORT
MEASURES 9-1/4 X 6-1/4 WHITE HOUSE LETTERHEAD
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BIOGRAPHY AND INFO ON LEONARD LYONS:
Leonard Lyons (born Leonard Sucher; 10 September 1906, New York City; died 7 October 1976, New York City) was an American newspaper columnist.
Leonard Sucher grew up in a large family of Jewish immigrants from the town of Horodenka in the Austro-Hungarian Empire. His father Moses, a tailor, died when he was six. His mother sold cigarettes and candy on the Lower East Side. He graduated from the High School of Commerce, where his classmates included Lou Gehrig. He graduated from the City College of New York and was in the first class of graduates from St. John’s University School of Law. He was admitted to the New York State bar in 1929, and practiced law for five years.
BIOGRAPHICAL SKETCH FROM HARRY TRUMAN LIBRARY WEBSITE
1906 (September 10)
Born, New York, N. Y.
Attended City College of New York
Received his Bachelor of Law degree from St. John’s University College of Law
Admitted to the New York Bar
Admitted to the Federal Bar
Practiced law in New York City
1934 (November 29)
Married Sylvia R. Schonberger
Wrote “The Lyons Den,” a syndicated column for the New York Post
Special Assistant Attorney General in New York
1976 (October 7)
Died, New York, N. Y.