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William Leon Bailey
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Birth: May 1, 1896
New Madrid
New Madrid County
Missouri, USA
Death: May 25, 1959
Cook County
Illinois, USA

William Leon Bailey, was born Friday, May 1, 1896 to Gearlene and William Leon Bailey, in New Madrid, Missouri .

William Leon Bailey, would serve in the United States Army, during World War I, and be honorably discharged as a Private.

William Bailey, joined the Chicago Police Department, as a Patrolman on Staurday, January 3, 1931. On June 1, 1936, the Chicago Police Department honored William Bailey with an Honorable Mention, for an exceptional act of bravely involving risk of life performed on Thursday, August 17, 1933. William would remain a Chicago Police Officer until his death.

William Leon Bailey married Sally Foley, on Monday, September 17, 1923, in Dunkirk,
New York. To this union was born their only child, Burdella Bailey.

William Leon Bailey, died on Monday, May 25, 1959, at his home 7628 South Eberhart Avenue, Chicago, Illinois.

William, was survived by his wife of 35 years, Sally, daughter: Burdella Hawkins (Dennis), and grandson: Dennis William Hawkins.

William Leon Bailey was buried at historical Lincoln Cemetery.
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  Sally Foley Bailey (1898 - 1987)
  Burdella Bailey Hawkins (1929 - 2008)*
*Calculated relationship
Lincoln Cemetery
Blue Island
Cook County
Illinois, USA
Plot: Section"C", Lot 438
Created by: DeborahDennis
Record added: Dec 20, 2010
Find A Grave Memorial# 63168312
William Leon Bailey
Added by: DeborahDennis
William Leon Bailey
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William Leon Bailey
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Happy Birthday!
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 Added: May. 1, 2015
Happy Birthday Gramps!
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 Added: May. 7, 2014
Honorable Veteran on this Memorial Day, Rest In Peace.
- DeborahDennis
 Added: May. 27, 2013
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