Leo LeBron - Captain

Rank: Captain
Date Of Death: Feb 5, 1918
War / Conflict: World War I
Hometown: Keokuk, Iowa
Gold Star Hall - Wall Location: East Wall (South Panel)


Captain Leo Parrot LeBron was the son of Elizabeth H. LeBron. He was formerly of the class of 1895, but left Iowa State College to pursuit other interests. 

Leo enlisted August 1917 at Fort Smith, Arkansas as Captain of engineers. He sailed overseas with the 211th Pioneer Corps.

Leo drowned on the Tuscania February 5, 1918 when the ship was torpedoed by a German U-Boat.