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MEUSER, Leo. (Dubuque, IA--Dubuque, IA, Mar. 20, 1976). Meuser, first elected county treasurer in 1938, never faced another political opponent until his retirement in 1974.

Active in the Catholic Order of Foresters, Meuser served thirty-nine years as chief ranger (president) of one of the five local courts, chief ranger of Iowa foresters for twenty years, and was one of the national organization's fifteen trustees since 1960.