Cerro Gordo County

Lt. Elden J. Leins




Lt. Elden J. “Tess” Leins, who is stationed at Victorville, Cal., left with Mrs. Leins Monday after spending several days with his parents, Mr. and Mrs. George A. Leins, 405 S. 3rd Street, Clear Lake.  They planned to stop at Oelwein to visit Mrs. Leins’ parents, Mr. and Mrs. A. J. Bennett, and at Cedar Rapids to visit their alma mater, Coe College.  Lt. Leins is director of physical training for aviation cadets at Victorville.  He entered the service in the fall of 1941.

Source:  Mason City Globe-Gazette, October 25, 1944 (photo included)