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John Leisenring

John Leisenring (June 3, 1853 – January 19, 1901) was a Republican member of the U.S. House of Representatives from Pennsylvania.

John Leisenring was born in Ashton, Pennsylvania, now known as Lansford, Carbon County, Pennsylvania. He attended two public schools, Schwartz’s Academy in Bethlehem, Pennsylvania, and an academy in Merchantville and Princeton, New Jersey. He became a civil and mining engineer and was identified with banking, coal, iron, and lumber industries. He moved from Mauch Chunk, Pennsylvania to Upper Lehigh, Pennsylvania, in 1885. He was a member of the Pennsylvania State House of Representatives in 1894 and 1895.

Leisenring was elected as a Republican to the Fifty-fourth Congress. He declined to be a candidate for reelection in 1896. He was a delegate to the Republican State convention in

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