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Leo Forest Bailey
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Birth: Sep. 25, 1906
Britt
Hancock County
Iowa, USA
Death: Nov. 17, 1944

Extract from the 1910 Census:
Name: Leo Forest Bailey
Age in 1910: 3
Estimated birth year: 1907
Birthplace: Iowa
Race: white
Sex: male
Relationship to head of family: son
Home in 1910: Britt Township, Hancock, Iowa
Address: Prairie Street
Marital status: single
Father's birthplace: Wisconsin
Mother's birthplace: Norway
Occupation: none
Siblings living at home: John A (age 20), Edwin N (18), Llewelleyn (17), and Gladys (10)
Census place: Britt, Hancock, Iowa; Roll: T624_393; Page: 7B; Enumeration District: 130; Image: 325
Date: 21 Apr 1910

Extract from the 1920 Census:
Name: Leo F Bailey
Age: 13
Estimated birth year: 1907
Birthplace: Iowa
Race: white
Relationship to head of house: son
Home in 1920: Britt, Hancock, Iowa
Address: Locust Street
Marital status: single
Able to speak English: yes
Able to read and write: yes
Father's birthplace: Wisconsin
Mother's birthplace: Norway
Mother's native tongue: Norwegian
Occupation: attending school
Siblings living at home: Llewelleyn (age 26) and Gladys (19)
Census place: Britt, Hancock, Iowa; Roll: T625_492; Page: 8A; Enumeration District: 143; Image: 103
Date: 8 Jan 1920

Extract from the 1925 Iowa State Census:
Name: Leo F Bailey
Age: 18
Estimated birth year: 1907
Birth location: Britt, Iowa
Race: white
Gender: male
Residence county: Hancock
Residence state: Iowa
Locality: Britt
Relation to head of house: lodger
Marital status: single
Highest grade completed: 8
Father: E L Bailey
Father's age: 55
Father's estimated birth year: 1870
Father's birth location: Wisconsin
Mother: Bertha Anderson
Mother's age: not listed
Mother's birth location: Norway
Parents' marriage location: Hancock County, Iowa
Church: Protestant
Census date: 1 Jan 1925
Line: 29
Roll: IA1925_1738

Extract from the 1930 Census:
Name: Leo F Bailey
Age: 23
Estimated birth year: 1907
Birthplace: Iowa
Race: white
Sex: male
Relation to head-of-house: head
Home in 1930: Britt, Hancock, Iowa
Marital status: single
Education: able to speak English
Education: able to read and write
Father's birthplace: Wisconsin
Mother's birthplace: Norway
Military service: no
Rent/home value: rents; $5
Occupation: truck driver
Owns a radio: yes
Industry: construction company
Salary or wage worker: wages
Census place: Britt, Hancock, Iowa; Roll: 657; Page: ; Enumeration District: 9; Image: 683.0
Date: 4 Apr 1930

Extract from the 1940 Census:
Name: Leo Bailey
Age: 37 [sic]
Estimated birth year: 1903
Birthplace: Iowa
Race: white
Sex: male
Relation to head-of-house: head
Home in 1940: Britt, Hancock, Iowa
Address: 305 North Main Street
Marital status: married
Highest grade of school completed: 8
Living on farm: no
Home owned or rented: rented
Monthly rental: $10
Place of residence in 1935: same house
Occupation: general labor
Industry: mechanical
Salary or wage worker: wages
Number of weeks worked in 1939: 5
Amount of money wages or salary: $96
Has other income of more than $50: no
At work during week of March 24-30: no
Seeking work: yes
Duration of unemployment: 3
Census place: Britt, Hancock, Iowa; Roll: T627_1164; Page: 2A; Enumeration District: 41-9
Date: 6 Apr 1940

Article from the "Mason City Globe Gazette" of Mason City, Iowa dated 17 Nov 1944:
Leo F. Bailey
Died of Fall
Britt Man Succumbs
to Skull Injuries
Leo F. Bailey, 38, Britt, died in a local hospital Friday at 7:15 of skull injuries received in a fall here Tuesday.
Bailey was discovered unconscious at the foot of a flight of stairs at 301 S. Federal Tuesday evening and did not regain consciousness. His identity was not established until Thursday through police fingerprint records.
He is survived by his wife and a stepson, both of whom live in Britt. He had been employed as a mechanic at the Britt hemp plant.
The body was taken to Britt for funeral services and burial.
 
 
Family links: 
 Parents:
  Elbert Llewellyn Bailey (1869 - 1952)
  Bertha M. Anderson Bailey (1868 - 1922)
 
 Siblings:
  John Anderson Bailey (1890 - 1972)*
  Edwin Nelson Bailey (1892 - 1968)*
  Llewellyn N. Bailey (1893 - 1958)*
  Gladys Beatrice Bailey Cosgriff (1900 - 1989)*
  Leo Forest Bailey (1906 - 1944)
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Inscription:

Leo F. Bailey
Iowa
PVT. 81 Armd Regt.
Sept. 25, 1906 - Nov. 17, 1944
 
Burial:
Evergreen Cemetery
Britt
Hancock County
Iowa, USA
 
Created by: Richard Rhode
Record added: Sep 15, 2010
Find A Grave Memorial# 58708942
Leo Forest Bailey
Added by: Richard Rhode
 
Leo Forest Bailey
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Added by: Jack Vander-Schrier
 
 
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