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General Information

Name:  Tony Leone  

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Genre: C:ADULT Non-Fiction

Born: Springfield, Illinois


Illinois Connection

Leone is a native of Springfield. He graduated from Griffin High School and received a B.A. in economics and a minor in accounting from the University of Illinois at Springfield.

Biographical and Professional Information

Tony Leone has often served as a historical reference for the Horseshoe Sandwich for local and national publications. Leone restored a Springfield landmark, the Pasfield House Inn, former residence of George Pasfield, who served as president of the Leland Hotel when the horseshoe was created.

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