Leland Foster Tucker (1927 - 2004)

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Nicknames: "Tuck", "Lee"
Birthplace: Mount Vernon, Knox, Ohio, United States
Death: Died in Mount Vernon, Knox, OH, United States
Cause of death: cancer
Managed by: Scott Swingle
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About Leland Foster Tucker

Served in the navy during WWII. Left High School before graduation day. His mother received his H.S. diploma in his place. Was called back to service for the Korean war. He was given a hardship discharge when Ruth Ellen's father died, and the neighbors petitoned to have him discharged so he could take care of the Hyatt farm. Ruth Ellen was doing all the milking herself, before and after working at her job in Mt. Vernon. She and her mother would have continued to manage the farm alone, had the neighbors not stepped in.

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Leland Tucker's Timeline

July 9, 1927
Mount Vernon, Knox, Ohio, United States
May 2, 1948
Age 20
Bangs, OH
August 17, 2004
Age 77
Mount Vernon, Knox, OH, United States
August 20, 2004
Age 77
Knox, Ohio, United States
Norwalk, Ohio, United States