Albert Leslie Cochran (June 24, 1951 – March 8, 2012) was an American activist and homeless man. Cochran is known for his activism on the city of Austin, Texas. He might have created the motto "Keep Austin Weird".
On October 1, 2009, police officers found him unconscious outdoors. He was taken to the University Medical Center Brackenridge in critical condition. He claimed he was attacked by a group of people after commenting about the dangers of drug abuse.
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- Beach, Patrick. "Austin icon Leslie Cochran dies at age 60". Austin American Statesman. http://www.statesman.com/blogs/content/shared-gen/blogs/austin/austin/entries/2012/03/08/austin_icon_leslie_cochran_die.html. Retrieved March 8, 2012.