Leslie Jenkin Jones Origin/Culture/Country: Welsh
Leslie Jenkin Jones: is a former Welsh professional footballer.As a youngster Jones began his career at his local side Aberdare Athletic, while also working at his fathers butchers shop, before signing for Cardiff City in 1929, He made his debut in a 1-0 defeat during a South Wales derby against Swansea Town. Despite Cardiff struggling and falling down the league during his time there he scored 31 goals in 142 league games. He eventually moved to Coventry City in January 1934 and went on to score 27 goals in his first full season for the club, which earnt him the first of his eleven caps for Wales.
Leslie Mark Hughes Origin/Culture/Country: Welsh
Leslie Mark Hughes: nicknamed Sparky, is a former Welsh international football player and currently manager of Manchester City. As an international footballer, he made 72 appearances and scored 16 goals.
Leslie Herbert Duncan Origin/Culture/Country: American
Leslie Herbert Duncan: a former American football cornerback who played college football at Jackson State University, and then played professional football.Duncan played with the American Football League San Diego Chargers from 1964 through 1969, and the NFL's Chargers in 1970 and Washington Redskins from 1971 through 1974. He was an AFL All-Star in 1965, 1966, and 1967 and an AFC-NFC Pro Bowler in 1971. Duncan now resides in Stockton, California. He previously worked at Webster Middle School, and is currently employed with Harrison Elementary School and other local elementary schools.
Leslie Copus Peltier Origin/Culture/Country: American
Leslie Copus Peltier: was an American astronomer.An amateur astronomer, he was a prolific discoverer of comets and also a persistent observer of variable stars and member of the AAVSO. Harlow Shapley once described him as "the world's greatest non-professional astronomer".He wrote the heart-warming autobiographical Starlight Nights (ISBN 0-933346-94-8), which evokes the magic of stargazing in simpler days, on a farm and without light pollution.Asteroid 3850 Peltier is named in his honor, as is the Leslie C. Peltier Award of the Astronomical League
Leslie Adrienne Miller Origin/Culture/Country: American
Leslie Adrienne Miller: is the author of five collections of poems, The Resurrection Trade (Graywolf Press, 2007), Eat Quite Everything You See (Graywolf Press, 2002), Yesterday Had a Man in it (Carnegie Mellon University Press, 1998), Ungodliness (Carnegie Mellon University Pre
Hugh Alan Leslie Origin/Culture/Country: Australian
Hugh Alan Leslie: was a Western Australian Country Party politician and newspaper editor. Patriotic Committee and the president of the local Returned Sailors' and Soldiers' Imperial League of Australia. He joined the army in 1940, stationed in the Middle East. Leslie's rigPatrick Leslie Origin/Culture/Country: Australian
Patrick Leslie: was a Scottish Settler in Australia. Leslie and his two brothers (Walter and George) were the first to settle on the Darling Downs, and he was the first person to buy land in Warwick. In December 1834, Leslie left London as a passenger aboard the convict James Leslie Origin/Culture/Country: Canadian
James Leslie: was a Canadian businessman and political figure. He was named to the Senate of Canada for Alma division in 1867 and died in office.Leslie owned a food wholesale company in Montreal. He was a member of the local militia and served during the War of 1812; he later became lieutenant-colonel. He helped form the Bank of Montreal and served as a director from 1817 to 1829. He owned the seigneuries of Bourchemin, Ramesay and Lake MatapÃ©dia. He represented Montreal East in the Legislative Assembly of Lower Canada from 1824 to 1838. He supported representation by population and so opposed the Union of Upper and Lower Canada. He was elected to the Legislative Assembly of the Province of Canada for VerchÃ¨res as a Reformer in an 1841 by-election; he was reelected in 1844 and 1847. Kenneth Leslie Origin/Culture/Country: Canadian
Kenneth Leslie: was a Canadian poet and songwriter, and an influential political activist in the United States during the 1930s and 1940s. He was the founder and editor of The Protestant Digest (later The Protestant), which had a peak circulation of over 50,000 subscribers. A Christian socialist, he was given the nickname, "God's Red Poet." Megan Leslie Origin/Culture/Country: Canadian
Megan Leslie: is a Canadian politician, who has been the federal Member of Parliament for the electoral district of Halifax since the 2008 Canadian federal election. She is a member of the New Democratic Party and serves as the NDP critic for the environment. Until May 2010, she was the critic for housing and homelessness, deputy critic for justice and deputy critic for First Nations, MÃ©tis and Inuit affairs (urban issues).