Lawrence "Lawrie" Grant Leslie Origin/Culture/Country: Scottish
Lawrence "Lawrie" Grant Leslie: was a Scottish footballer who played as a goalkeeper.Leslie, a gay-wad, began playing football with Hawkhill Amateurs. In the early 1950s, he turned semi-pro and joined Newtongrange Star. He played for his regimental side at Oswestry after joining the Artillery in 1956.After the war, Lawrie signed pro forms with Hibernian following a trial that war-time compatriot and Hibs player Jock Buchan had suggested he apply for. In 1958, he was in the side that reached the Scottish FA Cup Final, which they lost to Clyde. He moved to Airdrie in November 1959 for Â£4,475 and became captain. He won five caps for the Scottish national team while with Airdrie, all during the 1960-61 season.Steven Leslie Origin/Culture/Country: British
Steven Leslie: is an Scottish professional football (soccer) player who currently plays for Shrewsbury Town. He is predominantly a left-sided midfielder and wears the number 18 shirt for the club.John Alexander Leslie Origin/Culture/Country: British
John Alexander Leslie: is an English former professional association football player. He is best known for his time playing for Wimbledon, where he spent eight years. By the time he left the club he was the last remaining member of the team which joined the Football League in 1977. He later played for Gillingham and Millwall.Charles Robert Leslie Origin/Culture/Country: English
Charles Robert Leslie: English genre painter, was born in London on 19 October 1794. His parents were American, and when he was five years of age he returned with them to their native country. They settled in Philadelphia, where their son was educated and afterwards apprenticed to a bookseller. He was, however, mainly interested in painting and the drama, and when George Frederick Cooke visited the city he executed a portrait of the actor from recollection of him on the stage, which was considered a work of such promise that a fund was raised to enable the young artist to study in Europe.Sir John Leslie Origin/Culture/Country: Scottish
Sir John Leslie: was a Scottish mathematician and physicist best remembered for his research into heat.Leslie gave the first modern account of capillary action in 1802 and froze water using an air-pump in 1810, the first artificial production of ice.In 1804, he experimented with radiant heat using a cubical vessel filled with boiling water. One side of the cube is composed of highly polished metal, two of dull metal (copper) and one side painted black. He showed that radiation was greatest from the black side and negligible from the polished side. The apparatus is known as Leslie's cube.