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Salem Pioneer Cemetery ~ Edgar Howard Leach ~ part of the Marion County Pioneer Cemeteries of Oregon
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Edgar Howard Leach
BORN: 26 Mar 1894 DIED: 2 Apr 1969 BURIED: 7 Apr 1969
ETHNICITY:   OCCUPATION:  Real Estate Salesman
BIRTH PLACE:  Eightmile, Morrow Co., Oregon
DEATH PLACE: Sublimity, Marion Co., Oregon

AFB - Edgar Howard Leach - b. Eight Mile, Oregon 26 Mar 1894, d. Sublimity 2 Apr 1969, Lot #549, signed by Eldora M. Leach.
1900 OR CENSUS - Edgar H. Leach, age 6, b. Mar 1894 in Oregon, is enumerated with father Edward [Edgar] D., age 49, occupation farmer, b. Feb 1851 in New York, and [mother], Ina Leach , age 45, mother of 7 children, b. Jun 1854 in Wisconsin, along with Leslie L., age 24, b. Jan 1876 in Nebraska, Menira, age 21, b. Feb 1879 in Nebraska, Bernard, age 18, b. May 1882 in Nebraska, Deliah M., age 14, b. Oct 1885 in Oregon, Ruth, age 11, b. Jun 1888 in Oregon, and Robert, age 10, b. Jan 1890 in Oregon.

1910 OR CENSUS – E. Howard Leach (16y, b Oregon) enumerated with mother Ina A. (55y, b Wisconsin, widowed, mother of 9 children, 7 living at time of census) and brother Robert F. (20y, b Oregon, occupation painter)

1st MARRIAGE – ca 1917 to Lilly G. Weigel

WWI Draft Registration Card – Edgar Howard Leach, 23y, of Dallas, Polk Co, Oregon; born 26 Mar 1894, Lexington, Oregon; occupation farmer; married; dependents wife & mother

1920 OR CENSUS – Edgar H. Leach (25y, b Oregon, occupation real estate salesman) enumerated with wife Lilly G. (25y, b Nebraska), son Lyle L. (4m, b Oregon) and sister-in-law Cora E. Weigel (35y, b Kansas)

NOTE – Lilly and Cora were daughters of Jacob Weigel who is buried in City View Cemetery. Lilly and Edgar were divorced. Lilly appears in 1930 census of Salem, Marion Co, Oregon, with her sister Cora Weigel and son Lyle Leach, although the census gives her name as Gertrude and calls her widowed

2nd MARRIAGE – Edgar Howard Leach and Faith Roberta Dayton md 4 Oct 1928, Marion Co, Oregon

1930 OR CENSUS – Edgar H. Leach (36y, b Oregon, first married at age 21y, occupation apartment house manager) enumerated with wife Faith R. (32y, b Washington, first married at age 17y)

1940 OR CENSUS – Edgar H. Leach (46y, b Oregon, occupation apartment manager) enumerated with wife Faith (39y, b Washington, occupation cleaning & pressing) and son Lyle (21y, b Oregon, occupation radio repairman); family was living in same house in 1935

NOTE – Edgar and Faith were divorced. Faith died 2 Sept 1981 in Los Angeles Co, California [California death index] and was buried in Restlawn Memory Gardens in Polk Co, Oregon.

WWII Draft Registration Card – Edgar Howard Leach, 48y, of 695 Court St, Salem, Marion Co, Oregon; born 26 Mar 1894, Morrow Co, Oregon; person who knows address Lyle Leach, same address

3rd MARRIAGE – Edgar H. Leach (of Marion Co, Oregon, born 26 Mar 1894) and Eldora Hutchinson (of Marion Co, Oregon, born 29 Aug 1913) md 9 Dec 1961, Stevenson, Skamania Co, Washington


OSBH DC (1969 Marion co) #5678 Edgar Howard Leach, male, real estate salesman, married, spouse Eldora M. Leach; b 26 Mar 1894, Eight Mile, Ore; father Edgar D. Leach; mother Ina Augusta Scott; d 2 Apr 1969, Sublimity rest home, of 960 18th St NE Salem, age 75y; bur Salem Pioneer; informant Eldora M. Leach, wife


Howard Leach, 75, 9960 18th St. NE, died Wednesday at a Sublimity nursing home. He was born at Eight Mile, near Hepner, and lived at Salem 68 years. He sold real estate for several Salem firms and retired from Salem Properties seven years ago. Survivers include the widow Eldora, Salem; son, Lyle, Pueblo, Colo.; step-daughters Mrs. Darlene Lewis, Mrs. Betty Hunter, and Mrs. Karren Smith, all of Salem; step-sons Theodore Hutchinson, Burley, Idaho, and Ronald Hutchinson, Independence; sister Mrs. Delia English, Salem; 19 grandchildren. Services will be a 11 a.m. Saturday at Barrick mortuary. Private interment will be at Salem Pioneer Cemetery. 
Oregon Statesman, Friday, April 4, 1969, 22:6


E. Howard Leach 
1894 - 1969


OSBH DC (1969 Marion co) #5678
Authorization for Burial # 812 
IOOF Register of Burials
1900 OR CENSUS (Morrow Co., Ione, ED 30, sheet 4B)

1910 OR CENSUS (Marion Co, Salem, ED 226, sheet 7A)

WWI Draft Registration Card (

1920 OR CENSUS (Marion Co, Salem, ED 349, sheet 4B-5A)

Oregon Marriage Index

1930 OR CENSUS (Marion Co, Salem, ED 56, sheet 7B)

1940 OR CENSUS (Marion Co, Salem, ED 24-58, sheet 2A)

WWII Draft Registration Card (

Washington Marriage Records (

OS 4 Apr 1969, 22:6

LOT: 549 SPACE: 1 NW LONGITUDE: N 44° 55.209' LATITUDE: W 123° 02.876'

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