Moses Gage Leonard (July 10, 1809 – March 20, 1899) was a U.S. Representative from New York.
Leonard was elected as a Democrat to the Twenty-eighth Congress (March 4, 1843 – March 4, 1845). He was an unsuccessful candidate for reelection in 1844 to the Twenty-ninth Congress. Almshouse commissioner in 1846. He served as proprietor and director of ice companies. He served as commissioner of immigration at the port of New York. He moved to San Francisco, California. He served as a member of the city council of San Francisco in 1850. He returned to New York and served as provost marshal in the Tenth Congressional District of New York during the Civil War. He died in Brooklyn, New York, on March 20, 1899. He was interred in Oak Hill Cemetery, Nyack, New York.
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- United States Congress. "Moses G. Leonard (id: L000248)". Biographical Directory of the United States Congress.
|U.S. House of Representatives|
|Preceded by |
Richard D. Davis
| Member of the U.S. House of Representatives |
from New York's 5th congressional district
Thomas M. Woodruff