Leonard Barrett Wanless

Leonard Barrett Wanless

Male 1913 - 2001  (88 years)

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  • Name Leonard Barrett Wanless 
    Born 28 Jan 1913  Anoka, Anoka Co, Minnesota Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Gender Male 
    Residence 1950-1963  Hawardin, Sioux Co, Iowa Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • Ran "Wanless Implement" farm equipment store there.
    Died 29 Jun 2001  Naples, Florida Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Notes 
    • Mother died when he was 1 month old. Grandmother Ora took over caring for him and for his father until Ralph G. remarried 7 yrs later. According to Leonard, this "was a great challenge for both Oliver and Ora".

      Ran "Wanless Implement" in Hawarden, Iowa for many years.
    Person ID I609  1: Ralph(?) & Margaret Wandless or Wanless
    Last Modified 14 Jan 2006 

    Father Ralph Galloway Wanless,   b. 3 Aug 1883, Lime Springs, Iowa Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 28 Dec 1980, Brea, Orange Co, California Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 97 years) 
    Mother Ethel Irma Barrett,   b. 6 Apr 1886, Nova Scotia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 28 Feb 1913, Anoka, Anoka Co, Minnesota Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 26 years) 
    Married 28 Jan 1912  Anoka, Anoka Co, Minnesota Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F184  Group Sheet

    Family Minnie Josephine DeBeer,   b. 29 Aug 1911, Corsica, SD Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1996  (Age 84 years) 
    Married 23 Jun 1936  Corsica, SD Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
     1. Donna Jean Wanless
    Last Modified 21 Mar 2001 
    Family ID F430  Group Sheet

  • News
    Leonard Wanless sells Wanless Implement, Hawarden, Iowa, 1963
    Leonard Wanless sells Wanless Implement, Hawarden, Iowa, 1963
    Newspaper ad announcing the sale

  • Sources 
    1. [S17] Letter/oral - Leonard Wanless, FAMILY GROUP SHEETS FILED IN LEONARD'S FOLDER (Reliability: 0).