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LEGGETT & PLATT DECLARES FOURTH QUARTER DIVIDEND

 CARTHAGE, Mo., Nov. 10 /PRNewswire/ -- Leggett & Platt Inc. (NYSE: LEG) today declared a 14 cent per share fourth quarter cash dividend on the company's common stock. The dividend is payable Dec. 15, 1993 to shareholders of record on Nov. 26, 1993.
 Dividends declared for all four quarters of 1993 total 54 cents per share. The quarterly rate was increased twice during the year, to 13 cents per share in February and to 14 cents per share in August. In 1992, cash dividends declared for the year were 46 cents per share. Leggett & Platt has increased cash dividends on its common stock for 22 consecutive years.
 Leggett & Platt is a Fortune 500 and New York Stock Exchange listed company headquartered in Carthage. It specializes in manufacturing and marketing a broad line of components for home, office and institutional furniture and bedding. Select lines of sleep-related furniture and carpet cushioning materials are also produced and sold in the furnishings industry. In addition, Leggett makes a variety of diversified, non-furnishings products it sells in many different markets.
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 /CONTACT: J. Richard Calhoon of Leggett & Platt, 417-358-8131/
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