Leland Stanford Knudsen

Photo added by John Rochon

Leland Stanford Knudsen

  • Birth 27 Dec 1900 Chicago, Cook County, Illinois, USA
  • Death 14 Nov 1964 Sarnia, Lambton County, Ontario, Canada
  • Burial Sarnia, Lambton County, Ontario, Canada
  • Plot Sect. H Lot 0 Plot 293
  • Memorial ID 30327830

Leland Knudsen was born in Chicago, IL in 1900. In 1901 his family moved to Point Edward, ON Canada. In 1920 he went to work at the Goodison Threshing Machine plant in Sarnia and became a machinist, working there until the company moved from Sarnia in the 1950's. In 1921 he married C.H. Adelia Moffatt and they had 6 children, their first child, Jean, dying of peritonitis in 1927. Leland later worked for the Catalytic Co. in the Northwest Territories. He died 7 weeks to the day after his arrival home from up north in 1964. He was a strict but fair father and loving grandfather who enjoyed practical jokes.


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  • Created by: John Rochon
  • Added: 5 Oct 2008
  • Find A Grave Memorial 30327830
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Leland Stanford Knudsen (27 Dec 1900–14 Nov 1964), Find A Grave Memorial no. 30327830, citing Lakeview Cemetery, Sarnia, Lambton County, Ontario, Canada ; Maintained by John Rochon (contributor 47008829) .