National Affairs: Baby McLeod

The biennial contest for the distinction of being "baby" of Congress was apparently won for this session by Representative Clarence McLeod of Detroit,

28 years of age. The three chief contestants, with dates of birth, were:

John C. Schafer (Wisc.).............May 7,1893

Lister Hill (Ala.)............... Dec. 29, 1894

C. J. McLeod (Mich.)............. July 3,1895

"Baby" McLeod introduced a bill to make it a legal offense for parents to fail to deposit with the Government, within 30 days after the birth of a child, photographs of his or her fingerprints and footprints. This measure would prevent confusion...

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