Isaac Leet

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Isaac Leet
Member of the U.S. House of Representatives
from Pennsylvania's 21st district
In office
March 4, 1839 – March 3, 1841
Preceded by Thomas M. T. McKennan
Succeeded by Joseph Lawrence
Personal details
Born 1801
Washington, Pennsylvania
Died June 10, 1844 (aged 42/43)
Washington, Pennsylvania
Political party Democratic
Alma mater Washington College

Isaac Leet (1801 – June 10, 1844) was a Democratic member of the U.S. House of Representatives from Pennsylvania.


Isaac Leet was born near Washington, Pennsylvania. He graduated from Washington College (now Washington & Jefferson College) in Washington, Pennsylvania, in 1822. He studied law, was admitted to the bar in 1826 and commenced practice in Washington, Pennsylvania. He served as treasurer of Washington County, Pennsylvania, from 1826 to 1830. He was deputy attorney general of Washington County from 1830 to 1834, and was a member of the Pennsylvania State Senate from 1834 to 1838.

Leet was elected as a Democrat to the Twenty-sixth Congress. He was an unsuccessful candidate for reelection in 1840 to the Twenty-seventh Congress. He died in Washington in 1844. Interment in the old Cooke private graveyard near Washington, Pennsylvania.


United States House of Representatives
Preceded by
Thomas M. T. McKennan
Member of the U.S. House of Representatives
from Pennsylvania's 21st congressional district

Succeeded by
Joseph Lawrence