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Leon Leroy Lineburg, owner of Leon's Triple L Restaurant in Arbutus, dies
Leon Leroy Lineburg, owner of Leon's Triple L Restaurant in Arbutus, dies

Leon Leroy Lineburg, longtime owner of Leon's Triple L Restaurant in Arbutus and the first president of the Arbutus Business and Professional Association (ABPA), died April 26 of natural causes at his home in Arbutus. He was 82. Lineburg, known by many area residents as the unofficial "mayor" of Arbutus, opened Leon's restaurant in 1959. "It's the center of Arbutus and a staple as far as many of us are concerned," said George Kendrick, a longtime Arbutus resident. Kendrick, who knew Lineburg since the 1950's, said he was the "kindest man I've ever known. "I've never heard him utter an unkind word to anybody," Kendrick...

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