Oral History

John N. Leedom

A former Texas state senator (1981-96) and Dallas city councilman (1974-80), Leedom was Dallas County chairman of the Republican Party in 1963. He was among the political leaders who publicly urged Dallasites to greet President Kennedy with respect during his visit. Recorded July 16, 2010.

Mr. Leedom passed away on May 31, 2011.