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Leander T. "Lee" Herron
Birth: Dec. 29, 1845
Fallsington
Bucks County
Pennsylvania, USA
Death: Apr. 5, 1937
Saint Paul (Howard County)
Howard County
Nebraska, USA

Indian Wars Congressional Medal of Honor Recipient. Served during the Wars with the Plains Indians as a Corporal in Company A, 3rd United States Infantry. He was awarded the CMOH for his bravery near Fort Dodge, Kansas on September 2, 1868. His citation reads "While detailed as mail courier from the fort, voluntarily went to the assistance of a party of 4 enlisted men, who were attacked by about 50 Indians at some distance from the fort and remained with them until the party was relieved". (bio by: Russ Dodge) 
 
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 Parents:
  George Herron (1814 - 1891)
  Mary Merrick Herron (1827 - 1906)
 
 Spouse:
  Emma Hill Herron (1845 - 1925)*
 
 Children:
  Frank Ross Herron (1872 - 1965)*
  Hildred Herron Mead (1890 - 1974)*
 
 Siblings:
  George T. Herron (____ - 1867)*
  Leander T. Herron (1845 - 1937)
  Sylvester B. Herron (1861 - 1927)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Elmwood Cemetery
Saint Paul (Howard County)
Howard County
Nebraska, USA
 
Maintained by: Find A Grave
Originally Created by: Bill Walker
Record added: May 09, 2002
Find A Grave Memorial# 6404324
Leander T. Lee Herron
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Leander T. Lee Herron
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God bless you on this 2013 Christmas season, Rest in Peace.
- Thelma
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