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Leon L. Davis ( Missoula 1946 )

posted: May 8, 2021

Leon, 24, died July 2, 1949. He was born September 7, 1924. “Leon Davis, Montana University Student died today of injuries received when a lumber ruck crashed into an irrigation ditch 10 miles south of Hamilton.” He was in the Navy during WWII as an aviation ordnance man.

Leon jumped at Missoula 1946-47. He got five fire jumps during the 1946 season and three during the 1947 season. Leon is listed in yearbook at the University of Montana in 1947.