Sunday, May 1, 2022

Census Sunday - - 1950 Census Record for the Lee S. Leland Household in San Francisco

 The 1950 United States Census record for my wife's family, headed by Lee S. Leland, was found in San Francisco, San Francisco County, California, ED 38-155, Sheet #21 (taken 7 April 1950), residing at 1726 47th Avenue:

The Leland family is in lines 8 to 11:

Linda is on line 10, which is a Sample line on this sheet:

The information entered for each person in this household is:

*  Line 8 - 1726 47th Avenue, house #256, not a farm, not on 3+ acres

**  Leland, Lee S - head, white, male, age 38, Married, born Montana, worked last week, worked 48 hours last week, an instructor, worked in oil company, a private company.

**  Line 9 - Leland, Edna M - wife, white, female, age 36, married, born California, worked keeping house in 1949, did no other work last week, not looking for work, has no job or business.

**  Line 10 - Leland, Linda J - daughter, white, female, age 7, never married, born California, was living in same house a year ago, father born US, mother born US, highest grade S2, has not finished S2, has attended school since February

**  Line 11 - Leland, Paul C - son, white, male, age 4, never married, born California.

The source citation for this family is:

1950 U.S. Federal Census, San Francisco County, California, San Francisco, ED 38-155, Sheet 21, Household 256, Lines 8-11, resided 1726 47th Avenue, Lee S. Leland household); indexed database with record images, U.S., National Archives, 1950 Census ( : accessed 31 March 2022).

Lee S. and Edna M Leland are my wife's (Linda) parents.  They bought this house just before World War II started, and Linda and Paul lived there until they graduated from college.  Edna died in 1979 in San Francisco, and Lee died in 2002 in Los Gatos, California.  


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