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He appeared in a group photo with others about 1914 in St Marys, Kansas. See exhibit. He graduated from St. Marys College (BA) in St Marys in 1914.1 He registered for the military draft in May, 1917 at age 22 in Omaha.2 He graduated from Creighton University School of Medicine (MD) in Omaha in 1918.1 From June, 1918 to August, 1919, Leopold Joseph DeBacker served in USN Medical Reserve Corps during the World I. He held the rank of lieutenant senior grade. He was stationed at Providence, Rhode Island, part of the time.1 He appeared in a group photo with others about 1919 in St Marys. See exhibit. He resided in Spalding, Nebraska, about 1920. He was a instructor in physiology & biological chemistry in Creighton University, Omaha, Nebraska, between 1921 and 1925.1 He resided in Omaha about 1925. He was a physician and staff member at Mary Lanning Memorial Hosp in Hastings between 1925 and 1966. He resided in Hastings between 1926 and 1966. He appeared in a group photo with others about 1940 in Hastings, Nebraska. See exhibit. Leopold Joseph DeBacker lived at Hastings, Adams County, Nebraska. He was member of Adams Co Med Soc, Neb St & AMA, K of C, BPOE and Cath Church.1
For more information see article The DeBacker Family.
- My Ancestors
Descendants of Adrianus DeBacker
Descendants of Pierre Haustraete
Descendants of Claude Etienne Gaume
Descendants of Perrin Lachat
Descendants of Martin O'Malley
Descendants of Owen John Hooks
Children of Leopold Joseph DeBacker and Geraldine Getrude O'Malley
- [S428] Benedict Elder Georgina Pell Curtis, editor, The American Catholic who's who, Volume 7 (Grosse Pointe 30, Michigan: NC News Service, 1947), pg 93. Hereinafter cited as The American Catholic who's who, Volume 7.
- [S257] World War I Selective Service System Draft Registration Cards, 1917-18, Washington, D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration.
- [S1] 1900 Census, St. Marys, Pottawatomie Co., Kansas, Washington: National Archives And Records Administration, ED 148, Sheet 7 (pg 15).
- [S9] 1910 United States Census, Pottawatomie Co., Kansas (Washington: National Archives And Records Administration) ,.