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Leo Kieran

Death: March 23, 1952 (52-53)
Parkchester, Bronx, New York, United States
Place of Burial: Hawthorne, Westchester, New York, United States
Immediate Family:

Son of Dr. James Michael Kieran, L.L.D. and Katherine Donahue
Husband of [given name is TBD] [surname is TBD]
Father of Thomas Kieran
Brother of Helen Margaret Kieran (aka Helen Reilly); James Michael Kieran, Jr.; John Francis Kieran; Katherine Kieran and Marie Kieran

Managed by: A1C Paul Alan Fine, USAF, B.A.
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About Leo Kieran

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    • "Leo Kieran (1899-1952), yet another Kieran family New York Times reporter as well as an aviation expert who in 1928 made a celebrated 24-day circuit around the world on commercial airline flights in company with Dorothy Kilgallen."
  • For more information about their epic round-the-world flight, see Also see Leo's own description in The Boston Globe, Tuesday, September 29, 1936, page 4. A copy of the article is attached to the "Sources" tab of this profile. (Click the “Sources” tab. Click the “Add Source” button. Click the document listed in the left-hand column. Click on the tiny image of the .jpg document at the top of the next screen.)
  • Leo's death information is from his obituary in the Daily News (New York, New York), Monday, March 24, 1952, page 23C.
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Leo Kieran's Timeline

March 23, 1952
Age 53
Parkchester, Bronx, New York, United States
Gate of Heaven Cemetery, Hawthorne, Westchester, New York, United States