Leggett, M D

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(1821-1896) US lawyer, doctor, educator, soldier, Commissioner of Patents under President Grant, businessman (founder of one of the firms that became General Electric) and author A Dream of a Modest Prophet (1890), which describes a Christian Utopia on Mars, whose inhabitants have embraced peace after the example of their own Christ Messiah, who seems essentially identical to Earth's. [JC]

Major General Mortimer Dormer Leggett

born Ithaca, New York: 19 April 1821

died Cleveland, Ohio: 6 January 1896

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