Frank Simmons Leavitt


Frank Leavitt

Date of Birth: June 30, 1891, in Brooklyn, New York

Date of Death: May 29, 1953, in Norcross, Georgia (61 years old)


Chicago Tribune - Published 05/30/53

Frank Leavitt was working in his yard when he died of a heart attack.

Did you know?

He was also known as "Mountain Man Dean", a famous wrestler in his time.

Frank Leavitt served in the United States Army during World War I.  When

Pear Harbor was attacked, he re-enlisted.  He was 51 years old.   Although his

mind told him to fight for his country, again, his body said otherwise.  He was

declared physically unfit for combat.



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