Tuesday, March 20, 2018

Treasure Chest Tuesday - 1940 Draft Registration Record of Lee Severt Leland in San Francisco

This week's Tuesday's Treasure is the 1940 Draft Registration  record of Lee Severt Leland in San Francisco, California:

The extracted information from this Draft Registration Card is:

*  Serial Number:   1814
*  Name:  Lee Severt Leland
*  Order Number:  1335
*  Address:  1295 15th Ave., #12, San Francisco, California
*  Telephone:  Overland 3985
*  Age in Years:  29, Date of birth: 8-19-1911
*  Birthplace:  Gardner, Montana
*  Country of Citizenship:  U.S.A.
*  Name of Person Who Will Always Know Your Address:  Edna May Leland
*  Relationship of that Person:  Wife
*  Address of that Person:  1295 15th Ave., San Francisco, Calif.
*  Employer's Name:  Standard Stations, Inc.
*  Place of Employment or Business:  265 Bush St., San Francisco, Calif.
*  I Affirm That I Have Verified Above Answers and That They Are True:  /s/ Lee Severt Leland

*  Race:  White
*  Height:  6 ft
*  Eyes:  Brown
*  Weight:  180
*  Hair:  Black
*  Complexion:  Dark

*  Date of Registration:  Oct. 16, 1940

The source citation for this record is:

"WWII Draft Registration Cards for California, 10/16/1940 - 03/31/1947," indexed database with digital image, Fold3 (http://www.fold3.com : accessed 19 March 2018), San Francisco County, Draft Board 95, Serial No. 1814, Lee Severt Leland registration, 16 October 1940; citing Records of the Selective Service System, 1926–1975, Record Group 147. National Archives and Records Administration, St Louis, Missouri.

Lee Severt Leland (1911-2002) is my wife's father, who was born in Gardiner, Montana to Severt Oliver and Amelia Anna (Brocke) Leland.  He married Edna May Schaffner (1913-1979) in 1937 in San Francisco.


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