Bio & Incident Details
Tour: 17 years
Badge # Not available
Cause: Struck by train
Captain Leonard was killed when he struck by a train. He was in charge of a detail assigned to the local train depot. More than 5,000 citizens had gathered there awaiting the arrival of soldiers returning from the Spanish-American War. A freight train approaching the station failed to slow down and Captain Leonard was struck as he attempted to help a mother and child off of the tracks.
Captain Leonard had been with the agency for 17 years and was survived by his wife and 11 children.