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  2. Leon - Wikipedia

    Leon Russell (1942–2016), American singer and songwriter; People with the name. Leon (given name), people whose first name is Leon; Leon (surname) Arts and entertainment Fictional characters. Leon (Dead or Alive) Leon (Squirrel Boy) Leon, main character from the game The Legend of Oasis; Leon, a character on The Andy Griffith Show

  3. Assassination of William McKinley - Wikipedia

    Leon Czolgosz was born in Detroit, Michigan, in 1873, the son of Polish immigrants. The Czolgosz family moved several times as Paul Czolgosz, Leon's father, sought work throughout the Midwest. As an adult, Leon Czolgosz worked in a Cleveland factory until he lost his job in a labor dispute in 1893. Thereafter, he worked irregularly and attended ...

  4. The Untold Truth Of William McKinley's Assassination -

    But Leon Czolgosz saw McKinley through the eyes of a man who had lost his standing in America and had possibly lost his mind. A former wire mill worker, Czolgosz got booted and blacklisted after going on strike to protest a wage cut in 1893, via the Encyclopedia Britannica .

  5. The Assassination of President William McKinley - HISTORY

    On October 29, 1901, Czolgosz was executed by the electric chair at New York’s Auburn Prison. “I killed the president for the good of the laboring people, the good people,” he said in the ...

  6. Presidential Assassinations - HISTORY

    On October 29, 1901, President William McKinley’s assassin, Leon Czolgosz, is executed in the electric chair at Auburn Prison in New York. Czolgosz had shot McKinley on September 6, 1901; the ...

  7. Assassination Attempts on US Presidents - WorldAtlas

    Assassination of President McKinley on September 5, 1901 by Leon Czolgosz. Editorial credit: Everett Historical / On September 6, 1901, President William McKinley was on a routine visit to Temple of Music in Buffalo, New York. Little did he know that he was falling into an assassin’s hands on that day.

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  9. How Many U.S. Presidents Have Been Assassinated? - ThoughtCo

    President William McKinley was greeting visitors at the Pan-American Exposition in Buffalo, N.Y., on September 6, 1901, when Leon Czolgosz stepped out of the crowd, drew a gun, and shot McKinley twice in the abdomen at point-blank range. The bullets didn't immediately kill McKinley.


    At President William McKinley's invitation, Lincoln was at the Pan-American Exposition in Buffalo, New York, where the President was shot by Leon Czolgosz on September 6, 1901, though he was not ...

  11. Owens 1 US Historical Events from 1900 to Present - Baylor School

    He is shot (Sept. 6) by anarchist Leon Czolgosz in Buffalo, N.Y., and later dies from his wounds (Sept. 14). He is succeeded by his vice president, Theodore Roosevelt.