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LECKIE, Charles

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LECKIE, Charles. (Scotland, Dec. 25, 1828--Unknown). Leckie emigrated to America in 1849 settled in Dubuque in 1856. He worked in the mercantile business and was listed in the 1857-1858 Dubuque City Directory as a paint dealer.

During the CIVIL WAR, Leckie served in the Quartermaster's Department. He returned to Dubuque and was elected Justice of the Peace. He held the office for six years. In 1880 he was the Alderman of the Fourth Ward. Leckie was one of the charter members of the St. Andrew's Society and served many years as its president. By that time, he had become an attorney.

By 1898 he had moved to Minneapolis, Minnesota.



Oldt, Franklin. History of Dubuque County, Iowa. Chicago: Western History Company, 1880