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Leo Le Bron

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Logan County, Oklahoma


The Guthrie Daily Leader
Guthrie, Oklahoma February 8, 1918
Submitted by: Bob Chada

Captain Le Bron Was On Torpedoed Ship
Captain Leo P. Le Bron of the Engineer Corps, National Army, was among those on board the Tuscania, sunk by a German torpedo, Tuesday night. His wife is now living with her sister in this city. So far no word has been received from him or the War department. Captain Le Bron is well known in this city, having been for several years general agent here for the Ft. Smith & Western R. R.
Other Oklahomans known to be on the ill-fated ship are:
Frank Ackerson, Ochaltree; Ralph S. Adams, Oilton; Olank Anderson, Vinson; Will E. Armstrong, Cement; Arthur F. Austin, Callsby; Jack Brackett, Woodward; Herzschel O. Baird, Wagoner; Silas J. Bumpass, Corrinne; Joe E. Bagby, Chickasha, Louis D. Baker, Okarche; Grover W. Craft, Rufe; Henry Curtwright, Bismark; Ed Cain, Ruth; Hamby Cheek, Miami; Mac Dailey, New Wison; Leslie A. Dale, Ponca City; Lloyd L. Eckels, Indiahoma; A. L. Farris, Alva; Melvin E. Hagans, Bismark; Boot Milburn Hammers, Crum Creek; First Lieutenant Ora L. Hemphill , Tyronne; Jesse H. Long, Spiro; Captain Leo P. Le Bron, Guthrie; L. C. McDaniels, Bellsome; Walter Albert McClain, Octavia; Oscar McCullom, Lone Wolf; Clyde Niblack, Howe; Luther W. Ozment, Broken Bow, Cecil Rhine, Bismark; John Ridge, Pleasant Hill; Andrew Springer, Paden; Frank Tallen, Independence; Roy Ussery, Hayworth; William W. Wright, Bismark; Mortimer Woodson, Walter.

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