Joseph Johnson Leeman

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Joseph Johnson Leeman (1842 – 2 November 1883) was an English Liberal Party politician who sat in the House of Commons from 1880 to 1883.

Leeman was the son of George Leeman, previous MP for York, and his wife Jane Johnson daughter of Joseph Johnson of London. He was a Deputy Lieutenant for the West Riding of Yorkshire and the City of York.[1]

At the 1880 general election Leeman was elected Member of Parliament for York. He held the seat until his death aged 41 in 1883.[2]

Leeman married Emily Maud Mary Smethurst daughter of Richard Smethurst of Ellerbeck, Lancashire in 1879.


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Preceded by
George Leeman
James Lowther
Member of Parliament for York
With: Ralph Creyke
Succeeded by
Ralph Creyke
Sir Frederick Milner, Bt