Born: July 10, 1845.
Died: September 1, 1893.
Buried: Cottage Grove Cemetery, Cottage Grove, Wisconsin.
Leslie was a trainer of choruses, a professional musician and composer.
He was also known for his cattle: In 1887, he started a purebred Aberdeen-Angus herd on his farm at Cottage Grove, Wisconsin. He even wrote songs praising the merits of the breed (today known as
Angus): Song of the Doddies and The Jolly Old Farmer.
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