John Leslie (1822 - 1916):
John Leslie was born in County Monaghan. He was educated at Harrow and Oxford. He served as a member of parliament for Monaghan from 1871 to 1880. He was an artist and exhibited for many years in the Royal Academy. His picture, 'Peter denying Christ', was presented to the City of Belfast Public Library. He received a letter of commendation from Prince Albert for his picture 'Children, Christ Died For You'. He won the Grand Military Steeplechase on his own horse.
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