A graduate in law at Temple University, Major Horan entered the Marine Corps as a second lieutenant in 1917 and retired in 1936. Recalled to active duty in 1940, he served until 1945. His service was largely of a legal nature, including duty as Legal Aide to the first three Governors of the Virgin Islands, instructor in law at the Marine Corps Schools, and District Legal officer, Fourth Naval District.

Articles by Leo F. S. Horan


Flogging In The United States Navy

By Major Leo F. S. Horan, U. S. Marine Corps (Retired)
September 1950
And so it was that the cats which lawfully flourished for 75 years on the decks of American naval vessels were killed by a 2 7-word proviso in a naval ...

Naval Surgeon Pioneer

By Major Leo F. S. Horan, U. S. Marine Corps (Retired)
May 1949
In connection with the Navy uniform study made by the Navy Uniform Board it may be interesting to note what steps along that line were taken many years ago. It ...