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 John Leslie Grant

John Leslie Grant

Birth
Chicago, Cook County, Illinois, USA
Death 15 Apr 1941 (aged 45)
Glencoe, Cook County, Illinois, USA
Burial Evanston, Cook County, Illinois, USA
Plot Lot 62; block 8; section M
Memorial ID 62713251 · View Source
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GRANT-John Leslie Grant St., beloved husband of Gladys B., father of John Leslie Grant Jr., fond brother of Helen Grant. Funeral at his late residence, 1020 Bluff road, Glencoe, Ill. Funeral notice later.
—Chicago Tribune, 16 Apr 1941, pg. 18

The next day’s death notice adds, “Burial private.”

John Leslie Grant, Ph.B. 1917.
Born July 10, 1895, in Chicago, Ill.
Died April 15,1941, in Glencoe, Ill.
Father, John Grant, associated with Michigan Stove Company, Chicago
Mother, Katherine (Blacker) Grant, daughter of Edward and Isabelle Blacker of Montreal, Province of Quebec.
Phillips-Andover and Tome School for Boys Select course, Freshman Glee Club, Freshman Baseball Team, member The Cloister and Book and Snake
Enlisted April 28, 1917, as Machinist's Mate (2d class), U S. Naval Reserve Force, transferred to Naval Aviation October 2, 1917, stationed at Massachusetts Institute of Technology and Pensacola, commissioned Ensign, U S Naval Reserve Flying Corps, July 22, 1918; overseas September 28-December 2, 1918, in training at U.S. Naval Air Station, Montchic, France, and on duty U. S. Naval Air Station, Brest, discharged December 14, 1918, sales agent Griffin Wheel Company, Chicago, 1919-29, not actively engaged 1929-38, in railway supply business, Chicago, 1938-41, member St Ambrose Church (Roman Catholic), Chicago.
—Bulletin of Yale University: Obituary Record of Graduates of Yale University Deceased during the Year 1940-1941


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  • Created by: Debbie B
  • Added: 8 Dec 2010
  • Find A Grave Memorial 62713251
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for John Leslie Grant (10 Jul 1895–15 Apr 1941), Find A Grave Memorial no. 62713251, citing Calvary Cemetery, Evanston, Cook County, Illinois, USA ; Maintained by Debbie B (contributor 47274612) .