Leon Bogues

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Leon Bogues (died August 6, 1985) was a New York State politician. Bogues was a State Senator representing the 29th District, comprising Harlem and the Upper West Side. He was succeeded in office by David Paterson.

Bogues was born in Harlem. He attended Howard University and Long Island University. He and his wife Dorothy had two children: a son and a daughter.

Bogues died of lung cancer at the age of 58.

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New York State Senate
Preceded by
Carl McCall
New York State Senate, 28th District
1980–1982
Succeeded by
Franz Leichter
Preceded by
Franz Leichter
New York State Senate, 29th District
1983–1985
Succeeded by
David Paterson