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CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
December 28, 2002 | From Times Staff Reports
A veteran Los Angeles police officer was sentenced to three years' probation Friday after a judge reduced his drunk-driving charges to misdemeanors. John Joseph Leonard, 61, was convicted this month of driving under the influence, after he crashed his truck into a tree, seriously injuring a passenger.
BUSINESS
September 25, 1985
Joseph B. Leonard was named president and chief operating officer of Miami-based Eastern Airlines. He was also made a member of the board of directors, as was Wayne A. Yeoman, senior vice president-finance.
BUSINESS
August 25, 1986
Joseph Leonard's annual salary increased to $225,000 a month after he ordered operating expenses pared by $100 million at the financially troubled airline. Eastern spokesman Jerry Cosley said Leonard had received no raise when he initially took over as chairman from retiring Frank Borman earlier this summer. The board of directors vote for Leonard's raise was unanimous, with no objections from the two union representatives on the carrier's 21-member board, Cosley said.
BUSINESS
September 16, 1986
Under an application to the Internal Revenue Service, Eastern Airlines asked to reschedule $60.4 million of contributions that otherwise would have been made Monday. In the application, Eastern committed to make up the payment in three annual installments commencing next year rather than apply for the standard 15-year waiver. According to Eastern President Joseph B. Leonard, the decision is part of a larger Eastern program to strengthen its cash reserves.
NEWS
September 2, 1986 | United Press International
Financially troubled Eastern Airlines will lay off 1,500 employees later this month as part of a $160-million cost-reduction program, airline officials said today. Eastern President Joseph B. Leonard said the layoffs will affect all employee groups. Leonard said no immediate route reductions are planned. The layoffs--many of them at Eastern headquarters in Miami--will save $54 million a year.
NEWS
October 17, 1986 | Associated Press
Eastern Airlines' board of directors today elected Texas Air Corp.'s Frank A. Lorenzo as its new chairman, replacing former astronaut Frank Borman, who retired last June. Lorenzo, 46, has been chairman and chief executive officer of Texas Air since 1980. Texas Air's $676-million purchase of Eastern was approved by the Department of Transportation last month. The airline also replaced President and acting Chief Executive Officer Joseph B. Leonard with Philip J.
BUSINESS
October 18, 1986
Texas Air Corp.'s boss, Francisco A. (Frank) Lorenzo, strengthened his hold over Eastern Airlines by becoming chairman of the carrier on Friday. Eastern's board of directors also elected Phil Bakes president and chief operating officer of the airline. Lorenzo, 46, has been chairman and chief executive of Texas Air since 1980.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
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CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
January 10, 2003 | Jean Guccione, Times Staff Writer
A veteran Los Angeles police officer on probation for drunk driving will retain his job, his attorney said Thursday. John Joseph Leonard, 61, was sentenced to three years' probation last month on misdemeanor charges of driving under the influence and causing injury. The charges arose from an incident last Jan.
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