LeRoy Grant

Republican, Albany County
Territorial Representative 1885, 1889
Territorial Councilman 1887
State Representative 1897-1899
State Auditor 1899-1911

LeRoy Grant was born in Herkimer County. New York, September·7, 1847; educated in the public schools, and graduated from Whitesborough College: interested in the mercantile business in Chicago for several years; came to the Northwest in 1875, and to Wyoming June 5, 1879, purchasing a ranch in Albany County and engaging in the cattle and sheep business; five years later moved to Laramie; affiliated with the Republican Party; elected from Albany County, to the house of representatives of the Territorial Legislative Assembly in 1884 and 1888; elected to the council of the Assembly in 1886; elected mayor of Laramie, 1886; appointed by President Harrison as receiver of the Federal Land Office, Cheyenne, in 1889, holding this position for four years; served as a member of the house of the Fourth and Fifth State Legislatures, 1897 and 1899; elected State Auditor, served from January 2, 1899 until January 2, 1911; died in Florida, April 1, 1917; interment, Cheyenne, Wyoming.