Leo Ryan

Leo Ryan bio

Birth Name: Leo Ryan

Occupation: Politician

Place Of Birth: Nebraska

Date Of Birth: May 5, 1925

Date Of Death: November 18, 1978

Cause Of Death: N/A

Ethnicity: Unknown

Nationality: American

Leo Ryan was born on the 5th of May, 1925. He was famous for being a Politician. Former California representative who is the first U.S. Member of Congress to be killed in the line of duty.

Leo Ryan was born in Nebraska. In 1970,while presiding as chairman of the Assembly committee that oversaw prison reform, he investigated the conditions of California prisons by being held as an inmate in Folsom Prison. He was assassinated in Guyana by members of the Peoples Temple shortly before the Jonestown Massacre, in which over 900 Temple members killed themselves, in 1978.

Leo Ryan was a Taurus and was born in the Silent Generation.

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Leo Ryan was born in 1920s. The 1920s represented an era of change and growth. The decade was one of learning and exploration. The economic boom and the Jazz Age were over, and America began the period called the Great Depression. Discover what happened on this day.

Leo Ryan is part of the Silent Generation, which followed after the G.I. Generation. As young adults during the McCarthy Era, many members of this generation felt it was dangerous to speak out. They were too young to see action in World War II and too old to participate in the fun of the Summer of Love.


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Leo Ryan’s mother’s name is unknown at this time and his father’s name is under review. We will continue to update information on Leo Ryan’s parents.

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Personal Life

Like many famous people and celebrities, Leo Ryan kept his personal life private. Once more details are available, we will update this section.

Leo Ryan was born in the Year of the Ox.

Fast Facts

AGE GENERATION: Silent Generation
BIRTH DAY: Tuesday
DEATH DAY: Saturday



Zodiac Sign: Leo Ryan was a Taurus. People of this zodiac sign like cooking, romance, working with hands and dislike sudden changes, complications, and insecurity. The strengths of this sign are being reliable, patient, practical, devoted, responsible, stable, while weaknesses can be stubborn, possessive and uncompromising. The greatest overall compatibility with Taurus is Scorpio and Cancer.

Chinese Zodiac: Leo Ryan was born in the Year of the Tiger. People born under this sign are persistent and straightforward. They have a strong faith and can be seen as stubborn in their old ways.

Ruling Planet: Leo Ryan had a ruling planet of Venus and has a ruling planet of Venus and by astrological associations Friday is ruled by Venus. Venus is the planet of love, harmony, money and possessions. Venus is graceful, charming, sensual and social. People who are born with Mars as the ruling planet have beauty, charm and sensuality.

Leo Ryan’s birth sign is Taurus and he had a ruling planet of Venus.

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