John B. Leonard ’54

John B. Leonard ’54 died October 12, 2014, in Westport, Mass. He was born in Worcester, Mass., on March 21, 1932, and graduated from Somerset (Mass.) High School. He was a member of Beta Theta Pi fraternity. He went on to graduate from Georgetown University Law School in 1958, followed by two years working for the Federal Communications Commission in Washington, D.C. He entered private practice in 1962, and served as an instructor at Southeastern Massachusetts University for more than six years. He served as special assistant attorney general in Fall River, Mass., assistant district attorney of Bristol County and trial court judge in district court. He served to first lieutenant, Company Commander, in the Army during the Korean War. He is survived by his wife of 46 years, Pamela Ross Leonard, and sister Rhoda Linnehan. He was predeceased by his son, Wayne C. Leonard, and brother Bradford Leonard.

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