|Birth: ||Sep. 18, 1916|
|Death: ||Sep. 27, 1986|
Leonard was born in Erie Sept. 18, 1916, a son of Clyde and Bessie Prindle Henderson. He was a graduate of Academy High School and Penn State University, and was a well-known athlete, running for track and cross country teams in high school and college.
Len graduated on June 10, 1940 from Pennsylvania State College with a B.S. degree in metallurgy. While in college, he received six varsity letters in cross country and track. He was also a member of Druids and Parmi Nous, Honoraries. He was named honorary captain of the freshman cross-country team at the Pennsylvania State College during the annual cabin party held by the varsity and freshmen squads.
Len married Lucy (Lou) Rae Spruill on July 11, 1942, at the First Baptist Church in Savannah, Georgia. They had no children together.
Although wrong, his birth certificate says he was born Sept. 20, 1915. He served in the U.S. Army during World War II. He married, July 11, 1942, Lucy Rae (Peal) Spruill.
Upon his retirement, he was superintendent of the Youngstown, Ohio rolling mills of Republic Steel Corp.
Mr. Henderson was a member of the Shippingport, Pa., Masonic lodge.
The John Liberatos Funeral Home, 9 Cunningham Ave., Charleston, S.C. handled arrangements.
Burial: U.S. Veterans Gravesites, ca.1775-2006 about Leonard Paul Henderson (Ancestry.com)
Leonard Paul Henderson
CAPT US ARMY WORLD WAR II
18 Sep 1916
27 Sep 1986
Phillippi Church Cemetery
Cherry NC Elizabeth City, NC 27909
Fourth photo is with Lt. Conners Christmas morning, 1944 and the fifth photo was taken in France 8 Sept. 1944 L to R 1st Sgt. H. Wilmore, S/Sgt. M. Weaver, Capt. L.P. Henderson.
Clyde Samuel Henderson (1889 - 1957)
Bessie Ruth Prindle Henderson (1893 - 1976)
Philippi Church of Christ Cemetery
North Carolina, USA
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I also waned to tell you Brother Henderson, that to my knowledge, "It Is Still Clear In The East".|
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A Salute From Me to You Captain, And A Thank You For Your Service to Our Country.(VN Vet. 1967-68)|
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The Lady in Black
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