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Tony Leone

Born: Springfield, Illinois
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Connection to Illinois: 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.

Biography: Tony Leone has often served as a historical reference for the Horseshoe Sandwich for local and national publications.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.


Primary Literary Genre(s): Non-Fiction

Primary Audience(s): Adult readers


Selected Titles

Springfield's Celebrated Horseshoe Sandwich
ISBN: 1467139882 OCLC: 1079846882

HISTORY PRESS, [S.l.] : 2019.