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Albert Leonard registers for the draft 1917

Updated: Feb 4, 2019


Albert Jay Leonard was born on December 15, 1894 in Osceola, Pennsylvania. He was the son of Lewis Leonard and Cora (Sherman) Leonard.


Albert was one of the 24 million American men born between 1873 and 1900 who registered for the draft in 1917 and 1918. Albert registered in Manlius on June 5, 1917. His registration card, shown here, provides his signature and confirms his birth place and date. On a more personal note, we can also see that he was single and employed by M. S. Cuykendall in Manlius. He was of medium height and build and had brown eyes and black hair. (Larger copy below).

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See the Leonard page for more on this family.





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