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Thomas Johan "Tom" Leon
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Birth: Jun. 23, 1881
Troms fylke, Norway
Death: Nov. 11, 1947
Spokane County
Washington, USA

Thomas and his brother John changed the spelling of their surname from "Lian" to "Leon" because of the pronunciation. Their brother Gunder Lian retained the "Lian" spelling. Thomas was m. first to Petrina "Anna" Ofstlie on 20 July 1901 in Trondhjem, Norway. Secondly, he m. Engeborg (Midboe) Anderson on 6 March 1922 in Stanley, Mountrail Co., ND. The family group photo is Thomas with his second wife Engeborg and their children. It was taken in 1938 Glaslyn, Sask., Canada. In the family photo, Sidney "Sid" Leon of Spokane was the one standing behind his mother. According to Sid Leon, his father and brother John Leon came to the U.S. by crossing the Canadian border. Sid said that his father was AWOL from the Norwegian army at the time. 
Family links: 
  Johan T. Lian (1853 - 1932)
  Sigrid Lian (1859 - 1925)
  Anna Lian (1881 - 1910)*
  Engeborg Midboe Leon (1883 - 1955)*
  Ragna J Burslie (1903 - 1977)*
  Glenn Norman Leon (1922 - 2000)*
  Sidney Jerome Leon (1924 - 2009)*
  John Johan Leon (1879 - 1945)*
  Thomas Johan Leon (1881 - 1947)
  Gunder Lian (1884 - 1961)*
*Calculated relationship
Fairmount Memorial Park
Spokane County
Washington, USA
Created by: Sharon Leon
Record added: Dec 24, 2012
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Thomas Johan Tom Leon
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Thomas Johan Tom Leon
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Rest in peace.
- Sharon Leon
 Added: Dec. 24, 2012

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