Saturday, November 5, 2011

Lee Burleson Torry (1899-1988)

Lee Burleson Torry was born May 5, 1899 in Grant County, Louisiana.  He was the son of LycurgusEugene Torry and Lucy Anna Williamson. He was raised in Grant County, Louisiana.

On September 12, 1918, Lee registered for the draft for World War I in Grant County, Louisiana.  He was living with his mother at that time and working on the family farm in Grant County.  He was described as of medium height and build, with blue eyes and light hair. 

By 1920, Lee had moved to Caddo County, Louisiana, where he found work as a clerk in a warehouse.

Lee Burleson Torry died on July 8, 1988 in Colfax, Grant County, Louisiana.  He was 89 years old at his death.

Notes for Lee Burleson Torry
Birth, Military, Residence, Occupation & Physical Description in 1918: World War I Draft Registration Cards, 1917-1918 [database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: Operations Inc, 2005.
Residence & Occupation in 1900: Year: 1900; Census Place: Pollock, Grant, Louisiana; Roll: T623_565; Page: 17B; Enumeration District: 63.
Residence & Occupation in 1910: Year: 1910; Census Place: Bentley, Grant, Louisiana; Roll: T624_515; Page: 9B; Enumeration District: 0060; Image: 102; FHL Number: 1374528.
Residence & Occupation in 1920: Year: 1920;Census Place: Police Jury Ward 3, Caddo, Louisiana; Roll: T625_607; Page: 10B; Enumeration District: 38; Image: 791.
Death: Social Security Death Index [database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: Operations Inc, 2011.

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