Entry updated 12 August 2018. Tagged: Author.
(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
- A Dream of a Modest Prophet (Philadelphia, Pennsylvania: J B Lippincott Co, 1890) [hb/]
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