|Birth: ||Nov. 16, 1892|
|Death: ||May 18, 1940|
Father: Anthony Collin Leach , Jr. b: 24 SEP 1855 in Bibb County, Alabama
Mother: Ann Elizabeth (Annie) Phares b: 1855
The Sabine Index - Mack C. Leach
7 Jun 1940 - Port Arthur, Texas - Services for Mack C. Leach, 47,
3208 Tenth Street, once port Arthur chief of police, who died at 7:10
a.m. Saturday at his residence after having been in poor health for
five years and seriously ill for three months, were at 2 p.m. Sunday,
May 20, at the Clayton and Thompson funeral home. The Rev. A. O.
Moore, pastor of the Procter Street Baptist church, officiated.
There was an additional services in charge of the local Elks lodge.
The pallbearers were members of the Elks lodge of which he was an
honorary member and a past exalted ruler. There were: W. F. Gerkin,
R.. L. Hamilton, J. W. Faulkner, J. J. Duggan, Dr. C. W. Fulbright,
Nat B. Wooford, Yourick Ledoux and C. A. Frakes. All members of Elks
lodge 1069 of Port Arthur and the Elks lodge of Beaumont and friends
of the family were honorary pallbearers.
The body was taken to the home of his mother, Mrs. A. C. Leach, in
Florie, La., for another services at 2 p.m. Monday, to be held in the
Mount Carmel Baptist church there. Burial followed in the Mount
Besides the mothers, other survivors are the widow, Port Arthur;
four brothers, W. E. of Houston, J. L. of Port Arthur, and F. S. and
C. C. Leach of Florien.
Mr. Leach was a native of Florien. He came to Port Arthur in 1915.
He was a World war veteran, having served at Camp Logan at Houston
during the war.
He served as chief of police during the administration of John W.
Tyron. He was desk sergeant at the police station for nearly eight
From 1922 to 1929 he was a pitcher for the Elks baseball team here
and served for a time as the team's manager.
Pallbearers for the service at Mt. Carmel were: J. B. Vandegaer,
G. C. Reeves, R. J. Boone, A. G. Dees, Harvey Skinner and W. E.
Mr. Leach was a member of the first graduating class of Florien high
school, and being the first member of that class to pass away.
Anthony Collin Leach (1855 - 1924)
Annie Elizabeth Phares Leach (1855 - 1944)
Margaret Schmyser Leach (1892 - 1984)
Lula Bell Leach (1875 - 1895)*
James Ivy Leach (1877 - 1950)*
George Marshall Leach (1879 - 1901)*
Fisher Smith Leach (1881 - 1962)*
William Ebner Leach (1885 - 1943)*
Curtis Collin Leach (1890 - 1975)*
Mack Cade Leach (1892 - 1940)
Texas Pvt 43 Inf 15 Div
Mount Carmel Cemetery
Created by: Duffie and Kathy
Record added: Jan 25, 2009
Find A Grave Memorial# 33250160
Duffie and Kathy
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