6/5/1917 Humboldt, IL was his address when he registered for the draft. He gave 1/23/1893 as his birth date in Humboldt. His occupation was farmer and he was still single. He was described by the registrar as medium height, medium build, with blue eyes and brown hair.
1/16/1920 N Okaw Twp, Coles Co, IL At census time Leslie L, 26, was a general farmer and owned the home free of mortgage. Living with him were wife Susie, 23, and his 56 year old widowed mother, Clara.
2/3/1949 The newspaper carried the story when Leslie won an award from the Illinois Crop Improvement Association for getting 159.56 bushels average yield of corn per acre on his Mattoon, IL, farm.
He told the draft board he was born in Humboldt, IL.