Legendary Lawyer Leon Wildes, Savior of John Lennon’s US Stay, Passes Away at 90

New York City, NY – American lawyer Leon Wildes, known for his role in representing John Lennon in his battle against deportation from the United States, has passed away at the age of 90. Wildes, whose health had been deteriorating following a series of strokes, died on Monday at Lenox Hill Hospital in Manhattan, according to his family. In the early 1970s, Wildes became involved in the high-profile case of Lennon and his wife Yoko Ono, as they sought to extend their US visas. Initially unaware of the famous couple, the lawyer agreed to meet … Read more