|United States Senator-elect|
Died before taking office
|Preceded by||William V. Allen|
|Succeeded by||William V. Allen|
Monroe Leland Hayward
December 22, 1840
Willsboro, New York, U.S.
|Died||December 5, 1899 (aged 58)|
Nebraska City, U.S.
|Relatives||Leland Hayward (grandson)|
Brooke Hayward (great-granddaughter)
Monroe Leland Hayward (December 22, 1840 – December 5, 1899) was an American lawyer and politician. He was a Republican. He was elected to become a U.S. Senator from Nebraska in March 1899. However, he died in late 1899, before taking the oath of office.
Hayward was born in Willsboro, New York. He served in the Union Army during the American Civil War. He studied law in Whitewater, Wisconsin. His son, William Hayward, was a lawyer and commander of the Harlem Hellfighters during World War I. His grandson was Broadway producer Leland Hayward. The actress and writer Brooke Hayward is his great-granddaughter.
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- "Hayward, Monroe Leland". Biographical Directory of the United States Congress. Retrieved May 11, 2021.