Austin, Leonard, a Methodist Episcopal minister, was born at Randolph, Vt.; date unrecorded. He professed conversion when about fifteen; received license to exhort in 1831, and in 1836 was licensed to preach and admitted into the New Hampshire Conference. - In 1852 failing health compelled him to retire from the active ranks, and he died in 1863. Mr. Austin was a successful preacher, though. neither brilliant nor strong. He was eminently affable and kind, and spoke with a heart-melting pathos that led hundreds to. Christ.. See Minutes of Annual Conferences, 1863, p. 103.