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Johann Bartelmeus 'John B.' LEIST. [son of Sebastian LEIST (1773-1838) & Anna Maria HOMBERGER (1779-1831)]
 Born August 21, 1805 in Baden, Germany. John Bartel Leist married Sophia KOLBIN [or KOLB] in Gotzingen, Baden, Germany on April 27, 1831 (Sophia was born Aug 21, 1810 in Zimmern, Germany). John immigrated from Baden to the United States with his wife and 7 children, entering the United States at New York in July 1847 and settling in Manitowoc County, Wisconsin Territory. John Bartel Leist became a U.S. citizen August 2, 1847 by filing his intention with the Brown Co. District Court, swearing his allegence to the U.S.A. and denouncing Leopold, Grand Duke of Baden, where he had been a subject. On Mar 1, 1850 John B. LEIST & John V. SUYDAM bought 40.35 acres of land in Manitowoc Co. WI (NWNW Sec.6; 19N; 24E) from Green Bay Land Office .

On the 1850 Census: Manitowoc Co., WI; p.45, Lines 16-25, Dwelling # 213, Family #220
John B. Leist 45 M Farmer $500 Baden
Sophia Leist 38 F -- -- Baden
Merguis [Marcus] Leist 18 M -- -- Baden
Sophia Leist 16 F -- -- Baden
Matthias Leist 14 M -- -- Baden
Lucretia Leist 12 F -- -- Baden
Paul Leist 10 M -- -- Baden
Mary Leist 8 F -- -- Baden
Ellen Leist 6 F -- -- Baden
John Leist 1 M -- -- Wis

1855 State Census: Manitowoc Twp., Manitowoc County, Wisconsin, Taken June 1, 1855, page 24, Line 1
Head of House: John B. Leist;  6 Males,  3 Females, -- Foreign Born

1860 Federal Census, Manitowoc Twp.,
[p.682 is `John P. Laist' - this is probably John B. Leist]

1870 Federal Cenus --
[No Leist in Manitowoc Twp.? Where is John B. Leist?]

1880 Federal Cenus -- ?
[Where is John B. Leist?]

John B Leist died February 13, 1890 in Manitowoc Co., WI.

Sophia died at Two Rivers, Manitowoc Co., Wisconsin on May 12, 1895.
[PRE-1907 DEATHS--Manitowoc County, Wisconsin: "Sophia......[d.]...May 12, 1895 *same, vol.4, p.277"]

John B. LEIST & Sophia KOLBIN had the following children:

Second Generation
Marcus LEIST  [aka Marcus, Markus, Merguis; son of John B. LEIST & Sophia KOLBIN]
Born on May 9, 1832 in Gotzingen, Baden, Germany.2 Marcus was 15 years old when his father's family immigrated from Baden in 1847 entering the U.S. at New York and settling at Manitowoc County, Wisconsin Terriety.4

DECLARATION OF INTENT [Immigration]
Name Country of Origin Birth Port of Entry Date of Entry Date of Filing
Markus LEIST........Baden.........1827...New York......1847 Jul....1848 Aug 05

On the 1850 Census he is listed as `Merguis', 18 years old, born Baden, in his father's home in Manitowoc Twp. Marcus married January 8, 1856 at Manitowoc Rapids, Manitowoc Co., WI to Rosina 'Rosa' MOHR.3,5 Rosina, the daughter of Johann MOHR and Theresa Mary LAETEL, was born March 11, 1834 in Luechtenburg, Bavaria or Bayern, Germany and immigrated to the U.S. in September 1843 with her father's family.

1855 State Census -  Manitowoc Twp., Manitowoc Co., WI, Taken June 1, 1855
Is Marcus the "Martin" Liest listed on p.23?
Martin Leist, 1 male, 0 female, 1 Foreign Born, page 23, line 25

1860 Census, Kossuth Twp, Manitowoc Co., WI
218 31 1719 1702 Marcus Leist 30 M Farmer == 40 Bavaria
218 32 1719 1702 Rosa Leist 28 F == == == Bavaria
218 33 1719 1702 John Leist 4 M == == == Wisconsin
218 34 1719 1702 Frederick Leist 2 M == == == Wisconsin

1870 Census: Newton Twp, Manitowoc Co., WI
9 6 59 59 Marcus Leist 38 M Sawmiller -- 2000 Baden
9 7 59 59 Rosine Leist 34 F Keeping house -- -- Bavaria
9 8 59 59 John Leist 14 M At home -- -- Wisconsin
9 9 59 59 Franz Leist 10 M At home -- -- Wisconsin
9 10 59 59 Andrew Leist 8 M At home -- -- Wisconsin
9 11 59 59 Margrete Leist 6 F At home -- -- Wisconsin
9 12 59 59 Clara Leist 4 F At home -- -- Wisconsin
9 13 59 59 Paul Leist 2/12 M At home -- -- Wisconsin
9 14 59 59 Barbara Mohr 29 F Dom. servant -- -- Bavaria

1880 U.S. Federal Census: Manitowoc, Manitowoc Co., Wisconsin
 Marius [Marcus] LEIST Self M Male W 48 BADEN Farmer BADEN BADEN 
 Rosine LEIST Wife M  Female W 46 BAVARIA Keeping House BAVARIA BAVARIA 
 Andrew LEIST Son S Male W 20 WI  Farm Labor  BADEN  BAVARIA 
 Margaretha LEIST Dau S Female W 17 WI  At Home  BADEN  BAVARIA 
 Clara LEIST Dau S Female W 14 WI BADEN  BAVARIA 
 Paul LEIST Son S Male W 10 WI BADEN  BAVARIA 
 Mary LEIST Dau S Female W 8 WI  BADEN  BAVARIA 
 Charles LEIST Son S Male W 6 WI  BADEN  BAVARIA 

On Feburary 8, 1881 Markus Leist died in Manitowoc Co., Wisconsin2 at the age of 48 years, he ws buried at Calvary Cemetery, Manitowoc, Manitowoc Co., WI.2

Court record of the Marcus Leist estate lists the names, ages and residences of his children as follows:
John - 26 years old - Charlevoix, Mich.
Ben - 23 - Depere, Wisconsin
Frank - 22 - Manitowoc, Wisconsin
Andrew - 20 - Manitowoc, Wisconsin
Margaret - 18 - Manitowoc, Wisconsin
Clara - 15 - Manitowoc, Wisconsin
Paul - 11 - Manitowoc, Wisconsin
Mary - 9 - Manitowoc, Wisconsin
Charles - 7 - Manitowoc, Wisconsin

Marcus' wife, Rosina, died 8 months after Marcus, on October 12, 1881 aged 47 years.

Calvary Cemetery:2
Markus/Leist/9 May 1832/8 Feb. 1881/ossw:
Seine Gattin/Rosina/Leist/11 Mar. 1834/12 0ct. 1881, next to:
Father/Andrew/1860-1940, ossw:
Mother/Kathrine/1865-1946

Markus LEIST & Rosina MOHR had the following children:

Sophia LEIST [daughter of John B. LEIST & Sophia KOLBIN]
Born July 30, 1834 in Gotzingen, Baden.

Children of Sophia Leist & Charles Gehling

  • Henry W. Gehhling (1822-1894)
  • Alois J. Gehling (1856-1929)
  • Mary Ann Gehling (1859-186?)
  • August F. Gehling (1860-1916)
  • Caroline Gehling (1863-186?)
  • Joseph P. Gehling (1868-1929)
  • Mary Ann Gehling (1868-1918)
  • Theresa Gehling (1871-?)
  • Josephine Gehling (1872-1936)
  • Rosa G Gehling (1872-?)
  • Charles Robert Gehling (1876-?)
Mathias LEIST [son of John B. LEIST & Sophia KOLBIN]
Born Sept. 12, 1836 in Baden.
Lucretia LEIST [daughter of John B. LEIST & Sophia KOLBIN]
Born Oct. 20, 1838 in Gotzingen, Baden.
married Paul Stahl
Paul LEIST [son of John B. LEIST & Sophia KOLBIN]
Born January 25, 1841 in Baden.

1880 U.S. Federal Census: Nasawaupee, Door County, WI, enumerated june 4 1880
Paul Leist
5 children

No birth records in Manitowoc county did they move early 1870's?

Children of Paul Leist & Barbara

  • Mary Martha Leist (1864-1880)
  • Charles Leist (1867-1934
  • John Paul Leist (1868-)
  • Delia Leist (1873-1962)
  • Johanna Leist (1875-1909)
  • Emil Leist (1877-1955)
  • 'Baby' Leist (1878-1878)
  • Nora Leist (1880-1920
  • Ella Leist (1881-1922)
  • 'Baby' Leist (1884-1884)
  • Anna Leist (1886-1900)
Mary LEIST [son of John B. LEIST & Sophia KOLBIN]
Born July 30, 1844 in Baden

Children of Mary Leist & Robert W. Fraenzl

  • Mary Fraenzl
  • Teresa Fraenzl
  • Elizabeth Fraenzl
  • Robert W. Fraenzl
  • William Fraenzl
  • Clara Fraenzl
  • Bernard Fraenzl
  • Anna Fraenzl
  • Agnes Fraenzl
  • Hubert Fraenzl
Helen/Ellen LEIST [son of John B. LEIST & Sophia KOLBIN]
Born abt 1844/45 in Baden

Children of Hellen Leist & William Pasewalk

  • Emma Pasewalk
  • John Pasewalk
  • Delia Pasewalk
  • Julia Pasewalk
  • Nora Pasewalk
  • Herbert Pasewalk
John LEIST [son of John B. LEIST & Sophia KOLBIN]
Born abt 1849 in WI

Children of John Leist & Fredericka Wegforth

  • J. H. Leist
Charles LEIST [son of John B. LEIST & Sophia KOLBIN]
Born October 30, 1851 Manitowoc, Manitowoc Co., WI

Children of Charles Leist & Frances Linzmeier

  • Rose Mary Leist

Third Generation
John LEIST [son of Marcus LEIST & Rosina MOHR]
Born January 27, 1856 in Manitowoc Co., WI.

1880 U.S. Federal Census: Evangeline, Charlevoix Co., Michigan, p.38B
John LEIST  Self  Single  Male  W  24  WI  Laborer  PRUSSIA  PRUSSIA

February 1881 John, then 26 years old, living at Charlevoix, Michigan according to father's probate.

Bernard 'Benjamin' LEIST [son of Marcus LEIST & Rosina MOHR]

Born August 20, 1857 in Manitowoc, Manitowoc County, Wisconsin.

Before the age of 3, Ben left his father's household.
Was he apprenticed, fostered, given up for adoption?

Where and with what family was Ben living in 1860 and 1870? In 1880 he appears to be in the town of Allouez in Brown County, Wisconsin as the 23 years old "servant" in the household of Caroline Hachgreve (age 38) who had 8 children ages 20 to 3:

1860 U.S. Federal Census - 
[3 years of age but not listed in father's house on census]
[I have not found this record. If you have this info, please contact me]

1870 U.S. Federal Census - 
[13 years of age but not listed in father's house on census]
[I have not found this record. If you have this info, please contact me]


Ben Leist Family
DePere, Wisconsin c.1890

Back: Benjamin & Charlotte
Center: Ray
Front: Margaret & Cecelia

1880 U.S. Federal Census: Allouez, Brown County, WI, District 10, p.165A recorded on June 9, 1880
Caroline HACHGREVE Self W Female W 38 DETMALD Keeping House DETMALD DETMALD
August HACHGREVE Son S Male W 20 WI At Home HANOVER DETMALD
Lina HOCHGREVE Dau S Female W 17 WI At Home HANOVER DETMALD
Auguste HOCHGREVE Dau S Female W 15 WI At Home HANOVER DETMALD
Adolf HOCHGREVE Son S Male W 13 WI At Home HANOVER DETMALD
Louisa HOCHGREVE Dau S Female W 11 WI At Home HANOVER DETMALD
Ettie HOCHGREVE Dau S Female W 8 WI At Home HANOVER DETMALD
Christian HOCHGREVE Son S Male W 6 WI At Home HANOVER DETMALD
Maria HOCHGREVE Dau S Female W 3 WI At Home HANOVER DETMALD
Bernhardt LUST [Ben Leist?] Other S Male W 23 WI Servant BADEN BADEN
[This household was just 6 listings away from the James Porlier (listed as 'Paul Parlier')family]

1881 Ben's father Marcus died on February 8 in the town of Manitowoc, Manitowoc County, Wisconsin. Court records of the Marcus Leist estate says son Ben - 23 years old, living in DePere, Brown Co., Wisconsin.

On October 24, 1882 Benjamin married Charlotte Sophia PORLIER8,5, daughter of Jacques "James" D. PORLIER (1826-1891) & Catherine Ann `Kate' BOYD (~1828-1897), in DePere, Brown Co., WI.5 Charlotte was born June 1863 in Manitowoc Co., WI.

Son Leonard John was born in West DePere, Brown Co., WI in 1899.

1900 U.S. Federal Cenus: DePere, Brown Co., WI--Bernard Leist5
Benjamin Leist, 40
S. Charlotte Leist, 36
Raymond Leist, 16
Margarett Leist, 15
Celia Leist, 11
Leonard Leist, 1

1905 Wisconsin State Census, De Pere, Brown Co., WI
Liest, Ben, 46
Liest, Charlototte, 42
Liest, Ray, 22
Liest, Margaret, 20
Liest, Cecelia, 16
Liest, Leonard, 6

1910 Census: De Pere, Brown Co., WI

1920 Census: De Pere, Brown Co., WI

Benjamin Leist died March 9, 1920 in DePere, Brown Co., WI.
Charlotte Sophia Porlier Leist died April 12, 1928 in DePere, Brown Co., WI.

Bernard 'Benjamin' LEIST & Charlotte Sophia PORLIER had the following children:

Frederick LEIST (aka 'Franz' or 'Frank') [son of Marcus LEIST & Rosina MOHR]
Born September 9, 1859 in Manitowoc Co., WI.

Frank/Leist/Born/Sept. 8, 1859/died/Sept. 7, 1906, ossw:
Theresa/Leist/born/Nov. 8, 1863/died/Feb. 27, 19302

LEIST: Frank X.
m: 2 June 1885 (co. mar. index v.5 p.256) to: Theresia Zahner6

LEIST: Frank
Marriage Date: 02 Jun 1885 Vol:03 Page:0311 Vol:A Sequence:09567
to: Theresia Zahner Marriage Date: 02 Jun 1885 Vol:03 Page:0311 Vol:A Sequence:09568

Andrew LEIST [son of Marcus LEIST & Rosina MOHR]
Born on December 14, 1860 in Manitowoc Co., WI. 1870 living in his father's house age 8. 1880 living in his father's house age 20 working on the farm. On June 17, 1885 when Andrew was 24, he married Kathrine/Katherine REIF2, in Manitowoc Co., WI. (Kathrine was born in 1865.2 ) Andrew died on May 4, 19402,3 and was buried in Calvary Cemetery, Manitowoc, Manitowoc Co., WI next to parents, Markus and Rosina. Katherine died on Dec. 15, 1946.2,3 and was buried in Calvary Cemetery, Manitowoc, Manitowoc Co., WI next her husband Andrew.2
Margrete LEIST [daughter of Marcus LEIST & Rosina MOHR]
Born abt 1864 in Manitowoc Co., WI.
Clara LEIST [daughter of Marcus LEIST & Rosina MOHR]
Born abt 1866 in Manitowoc Co., WI.
Paul LEIST. [son of Marcus LEIST & Rosina MOHR]
Born in 1870 in Manitowoc Co., WI.
Marie LEIST [daughter of Marcus LEIST & Rosina MOHR]
Born
Charles LEIST [son of Marcus LEIST & Rosina MOHR]
Born

Fourth Generation

Raymond LEIST [son of Bernard 'Benjamin' LEIST & Charlotte Sophia PORLIER]
b. Aug 1883 WI

1920 U.S. Federal Census; De Pere Ward 3, Brown Co., WI; Jan 10, Dwelling 215, Family #224, Oneida St.
Raymond A. Leiste, 36
Catherine M. Leiste, 30

1930 Census, De Pere, Brown Co., WI
Ray Leist, 46, married at 29, salesman for medical Co., WI, WI, WI
Katherine Leist, 41, married at 24, WI, Irish Free state, Irish Free State

Mary Gleeson Liest was living at 69 Ashton Court, Harrisville, RI, 02830 (401) 568-3095 in 1975. She wrote that “Aunt Cathy was in hospital in Ocanto, WI dut to stroke Xmas day” c.1975. Was she refering to Catherine Liest, wife of her brother-in-law Ray Liest?

Margaret LEIST [son of Bernard 'Benjamin' LEIST & Charlotte Sophia PORLIER]
b. 8 Mar 1885 WI

1930 living with sister Cecelia and husband in MA:
1930 Census: Worcester, Worcester Co., MA
George L. Carey, 38, married at 38 MA, MA, MA, Trade School Instructor
Ceil M. Carey, 40, married at 40, WI, WI, WI
Margaret B. Liest, 44, single, WI, WI, WI

Cecelia LEIST [son of Bernard 'Benjamin' LEIST & Charlotte Sophia PORLIER]
b.
m. George CAREY

"My aunt Cecelia married george Carey the first coach of the Green Bay Packers, he was a all american Quarter back from Holy Cross".5

1910 U.S. Federal Census:
There is an 18 year old George Carey boarding in a home in Worcester City 5th Ward, Worcester Co., MA. Says both parents are French Canadian

1919 - Green Bay Packers football team formed.

1920 Census: De Pere Ward 3, Brown, Wisconsin
Bertha, Langlois, 41, head
Neva Langlois, 12, daughter
Napoleon Langlois, 47, brother-in-law
George L. Carey, 27, M, W, Single, Assistant, b.Mass, Father b. Ireland, Mother b. Ireland
Willard S. Ferrington, 79
etc.

Appleton Post Crescent (Newspaper) - August 23, 1924, Appleton,...
...George Carey, former Holy Cross star, coaches the eleven...

The first commercial radio station in northern Wisconsin, WHBY, was built on the St. Norbert campus by a student engineer and inventor, Cletus Collum, in the mid-1920s. He was supported by the Rev. Ignatius Van Dyke, O.Praem., Coach George Carey and a Norbertine seminarian, James Wagner '24. [St. Norbert College website: www.snc.edu/alumni/abbot/archive.html]

The Worcester Directory Massachusetts 1929 -- Worcester Trade Schools
Worcester Boy’s Trade School, Grove cor. Concord - established 1909....Instructors....George L. Carey....

1930 Census: Worcester, Worcester Co., MA
George L. Carey, 38, married at 38 MA, MA, MA, Trade School Instructor
Ceil M. Carey, 40, married at 40, WI, WI, WI
Margaret B. Liest, 44, single, WI, WI, W

Leonard John LIEST [son of Bernard 'Benjamin' LEIST & Charlotte Sophia PORLIER]

Born April 27, 1899 West DePere, Brown Co., WI (sometimes listed as West Superior, Douglas Co., WI) [references?]

1900 Census:-- (in Father’s house)
1900 U.S. Federal Census: De Pere, Brown Co., WI; 5 June 1900; #58, #59
Leist, Ben James, Head, W, M, Aug 1859, 40, mar 19, WI, Germany, Germany, Drayman, reads writes and speaks english, owns home, mortgaged
----, Scharlotte S, Wife, W, F, June 1863, 40, mar 10, 4 children born, 4 living, WI, WI, WI, can not read or write, speaks english
----, Raymond, Son, W, M, Aug 1883, 17, single, WI, WI, WI, at school
----, Margarett, Daughter, W, F, Mar 1885, 15, single, WI, WI, WI, at school
----, Celia, Daughter, W, F, June 1889, 11, single, WI, WI, WI, at school
----, Leonard, Son, W, M, April 1899, 1, single, WI, WI, WI

1905 Wisconsin State Census, De Pere, Brown Co., WI
Leist, Ben, 46
----, Charlototte, 42
----, Ray, 22
----, Margaret, 20
----, Cecelia, 16
----, Leonard, 6

1910 U.S. Federal Census: De Pere, Brown Co., WI; 19 April 1910, Miller Street, #67, #68
Leist, Ben, Head, M, W, 51, mar-28, WI, US, WI, English, Drayman, Odd jobs
----, Charlotte, Wife, F, W, 47, mar-28, 4children, 4 living, WI, WI, WI, English, none
----, Marguret, daughter, F, W, 24, single, WI, WI, WI, English, Sales Lady, .....,
----, Celia, Daughter, F, W, 20, single, WI, WI, WI, English, none
----, Leonard, Son, M, W, 11, single, WI, WI, WI, English, none

c.1914-1918 may have served in the military [18 years old in 1917]. Leonard was listed as a WWI Veteran on the 1930 census. He is not listed in WWI draft registration cards of 1917-1918. The surname ‘Leist’ was said to have been changed to ‘Liest’ during WWI.

1920 Census: De Pere, Brown Co., WI; 5 January 1920, Miller Street, #58, #59
Leist, Benjamin J., Head, owns-mortgage, M, W, 60, M, WI, WI, WI, none
----, Charlotte S., Wife, F, W, 57, M, WI, WI, WI, none
----, Margret B., Daughter, F, W, 33, single, WI, WI, WI, [too faint to read]
----, Ceil M., Daughter, F, W, 28, single, WI, WI, WI, [too faint to read]
----, Leonard J., Son, M, W, 21, single, WI, WI, WI, [too faint to read]

c.1920-1924 living in Milwaukee? Med School?

c.1923/24 moved to Montana. Practicing medicine?

On Sep 18, 1925 when Leonard was 26, he married Mary Loretta GLEESON7 [daughter of Andrew GLEESON & Anna MALLON] in Cut Bank, Glacier Co., MT.7 She was born on May 2, 1903 in Milwaukee, Milwaukee Co., WI.10,7

Leonard J. Liest
Salem, OR

Marriage License #371 State of Montana, County of Glacier
Groom: Leonard J. Liest of Milwaukee, Wisconsin age 25 years, born at West ..., Wisconsin, color - white, Father: Benjamin Leist, Mother: Charlotte Porlier
Bride: Mary Loretta Gleeson of Milwaukee, Wisconsin, age 23 years, born in Milwaukee, Wisconsin, color - white, Father: Andrew Gleeson, Mother: Anna Mallon. "A Catholic Priest did, on the 18th day of Sept A.D. 1925 at St. Margaret's, Cut Bank join Leonard J. Liest and Mary Loretta Gleeson with their mutual consent and in accordance with the Laws of the State of Montana and the rites of the Catholic Church"7

1926 August 1, Daughter Mary Lee Liest born in Wisconisn

c.1828 sons John and Earl born - twins? Were these adopted children?

1929 April 25, son Edward James Liest born in Milwaukee (Raised in Montana)

1930 U.S. Federal Census: Milwaukee, Milwaukee Co., WI, May 6, 1930, 1055 55th St., #10, #11 [Liest indexed as Siert]
Liest, Leonard, Head, Rent, $70, R, No, M, W, 31, M, 24, WI, WI, WI, 6.3, English, Doctor, Office, veteran ww.
Liest, Mary, Wife-H, F, W, 27, M, 22, No, Yes, WI, WI, WI, no occ
Liest, Mary Lee, Daughter, F, W, 3, Single, No, WI, WI, WI, no occ
Liest, Edward, son, M, W, 1, single, no, WI, WI, WI, no occ
Liest, John, Son, M, W, 2, single, no, WI, WI, WI, no occ
Liest, Earl, Son, M, W, 2, single, no, WI, WI, WI, no occ

1930 October 6, son Joseph A. Liest born in Milwaukee, WI.

c.1831/32 family moved to Glasgow, Montana.

The Helena Independent (Newspaper) - Tuesday, October 4, 1932, Helena, Montana
“FIFTEEN TO TAKE MEDICAL EXAMS AT STATE CAPITOL - MONTANA BOARD WILL DEVOTE TWO DAYS TO THE WORK.
Fifteen applicants will today begin the two-day state medical examination, in the senate chamber of the state capitol. Dr. S. A. Cooney, secretary of the state board of medical examiners, announced last night. Of the number who are taking the examination, eight are regular applicants, and seven have taken the exams in other states.
The regular applicants are.... Those for reciprocity are L. J. Liest of Glasgow....”

1935 - a Dr. Liest filed suite in Glacier Co., MT to receive compensation for medical services.
Montana Case Law - LIEST v. UNITED STATES F. & G. CO., 100 Mont. 152 (1935): “Plaintiff instituted a proceeding before the Industrial Accident Board, seeking an award to compensate him for services rendered as a physician in treating an injured employee, who at the time of his injury was within the provisions of the Workmen's Compensation Act (Rev. Codes 1921, secs. 2816 et seq., as amended). The defendant corporation was the insurance carrier. Neither the employer nor the employee is a party to the proceeding. The defendant company answered, and on the record before the board the cause was heard and an order entered dismissing the complaint and denying the relief sought therein. A motion for rehearing was made before the board and denied. Thereafter an appeal was taken to the district court of Glacier county from this order, where the cause was heard on the certified record of the proceedings had before the board, resulting in a dismissal of the appeal. This appeal is taken from the order of dismissal entered by the district court.”

WWII? in the Navy?

Divorced his first wife, Mary, c.1930’s or 1940’s.

Nov. 1949 published: “Personality mutation following carbon dioxide inhalation,” Dis Nerv Syst. 1949 Nov;10(11):333-8. No abstract available. PMID: 15394961 [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]

Living in Salem, OR by 1950. Married second wife, Ruth. about this time.

Teaching at Oregon State Hospital

Dec. 1950 published “Convulsive effects of electroencephalostimulation by manually controlled "BST"” [Dis. Nerv. Syst. 1950 Dec;11(12):367-9. Related Articles]

Liest, Dr. Leonard J. (Oregon State Hospital), 1950-51. (Concerning Leist’s book and remarks by Meduna concerning article by Liest; Text of article, "Carbon Dioxide Inhalation Therapy in the Management of the Psychoses," by Liest; photographs of Carbon Dioxide Therapy at Oregon State Hospital, Women's Division.)
Perversions, Psychopath, 1953-55. Correspondence re manuscripts treating carbon dioxide treatment of sexual deviations with Robert P. Oldenwald, M.D., Leonard J. Liest, M.D., Sol Levey, M.D., and Walter S. Aldrich, M.D)[Ladislas J. Meduna Papers, 1942-1959 http://web.library.uiuc.edu/AHX/uasfa/5235020.pdf]

Aug 1952 published “Carbon dioxide inhalation therapy in the management of the psychoses” [J. Nerv. Ment. Dis. 1952 Aug;116(2):108-24]

1953 Daughter born.....

Moved to Morro Bay, San Luis Obispo Co., CA, working at Atascadero State Prison.

1955 Son born.....

Oliver La Farge Collection, Index of Correspondents [http://www.hrc.utexas.edu/research/fa/lafargeo.corr.html]
[Oliver Hazard Perry La Farge (19 December 1901, New York City - 2 August 1963, Albuquerque) was an American short-story writer and anthropologist, educated at Harvard University. Some of his short stories were printed in The New Yorker and Esquire magazines. His story Laughing Boy won him the 1930 Pulitzer Prize. His more notable works, fiction and non-fiction, focus on Native American culture, he also acted as a representative for Native Americans.]
Box and folder numbers are followed by a number in parentheses which indicates the number of items by that person. A single item is indicated where there is no number in parentheses following the box and folder number. Where there is correspondence from Oliver La Farge, the number in parentheses is followed by the phrase "from La Farge." So in the example:
Liest, Leonard J.--18.8 (3 from La Farge), 22.6 (7), 27.1 (3)
there are 3 letters from La Farge in box 18, folder 8, and 7 letters from Liest in box 22, folder 6 and 3 letters from Liest in box 27, folder 1.

Moved to Santa Cruz, CA

Leonard J. Liest; b. 04/27/1899 WI; Mother’s maiden name: PORLIER; d.08/11/1983 age 84 years at Santa Cruz Co., CA.11

Leonard died August 22, 1983 at Santa Cruz, Santa Cruz Co., CA. He was buried in Auggust 1983 in Santa Cruz, Santa Cruz Co., CA.

Children of Leonard John Liest & Mary Loretta Gleeson:

  • Mary Lee Liest (1926-2000)
  • John Liest (1928-19??)
  • Earl Liest (1928-19??)
  • Edward James Liest (1929-1983)
  • (Private)

Children of Leonard John Liest & (Private):

  • (Private)
  • (Private)

Sources

1. "U.S. Federal Census: Manitowoc Twp., Manitowoc Co., WI," 1850, National Archives Microfilm Publications, Microcopy No. 432, Roll 1002.

2. "Calvary Cemetery, City of Manitowoc, Manitowoc Co., WI," In the city of Manitowoc, bounded on the east by South 10th Street, on the south by Viebahn St., and to the north by Manitou Street.

3. Jerry Larsen, http://www.geocities.com/Athens/Atlantis/1742/surnames.html.

4. "Declaration of Intent," [Manitowoc Co., WI GenWeb], 9/2001.

5. Joseph Liest, "Personal Correspondence & Grignon-L@rootsweb.com posts," 2001-2002.

6. "Manitowoc County Marriages," http://freepages.genealogy.rootsweb.com/~tomanitowoc/marL.html, 9/2001.

7. "Mariage License [Liest/Gleeson]," Sept., 18, 1925, No.371, Glacier County Court House, Cut Bank, MT.

8. "CA Birth Records," Source: The California Department of Health Services Office of Health Information and Research vital Statistics Section, 06/06/00, http://userdb.rootsweb.com/ca/birth/search.cgi.

9. The Holy Bible, Family Bible of Edw. J. Liest & D. Reece Liest, Catholic Bible Publishers, Chicago, Ill., 1961 Edition, Possession of A. Liest.

10. Social Security Death Index

11. "CA Death Records," Source: The California Department of Health Services Office of Health Information and Research vital Statistics Section, 6/5/00, http://userdb.rootsweb.com/ca/death/search.cgi.

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