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Leo Isacson

Member of the U.S. House of Representatives
from New York's 24th district
In office
February 17, 1948 – January 3, 1949
Preceded by Benjamin J. Rabin
Succeeded by Isidore Dollinger

Born April 20th, 1910
New York, New York
Died September 28, 1996 (age 86)
New York, New York
Nationality American
Political party American Labor
Alma mater New York University
New York University School of Law
Religion Jewish

Leo Isacson (April 20, 1910 – September 28, 1996) was an American Labor member of the United States House of Representatives from New York.

Isacson was born in New York City. He graduated from New York University in 1931 and New York University School of Law in 1933. He was member of the New York State Assembly from 1945 until 1946. He was elected to Congress in 1948 to fill the vacancy caused by the resignation of Benjamin J. Rabin and served from February 17, 1948 until January 3, 1949. By one measure, he was the second most liberal person to serve in Congress from 1937-2002. [1] He was a delegate to the 1968 Democratic National Convention. He taught political science at Nova Southeastern University.

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  1. ^ Voteview
United States House of Representatives
Preceded by
Benjamin J. Rabin
Member of the U.S. House of Representatives
from New York's 24th congressional district

1948–1949
Succeeded by
Isidore Dollinger

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