Friday, July 1, 2016

William Wallace LeCheminant 1887 - 1968

William Wallace LeCheminant* William Wallace LeCheminant, son of Peter J. and Martha Hayes LeCheminant, was born February 8, 1887, in Pleasant Green (now Magna), Utah. He was baptized into the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints June 4, 1895. He held various ward and stake positions, was a High Priest, president of the elder’s quorum, superintendent of three different Sunday Schools, teacher and superintendent of M.I.A., member of stake genealogical committee, first counselor in a bishopric, stake superintendent of Sunday School, member of stake high council, stake missionary.

1910 William is working at a copper mill in SLC.


In the 1930 census he is living at 1321 East Mountain Street, Glendale, CA and is a real estate agent.

In the 1940 census he is living at 621 1/2 N Central, Glendale California and is a memorial arranger at a cemetery.  Forrest Lawn?

He was a graduate of the University of Utah, school teacher, postmaster, realtor, memorial advisor at Forest Lawn Memorial Park Association, chairman of Salt Lake County Council of Defense, Industrial Survey and Registrar of Aliens in World War I. He married Alice Woodhouse November 3, 1908, in Salt Lake City, Utah, later solemnized in the Salt Lake Temple April 20, 1910. They were the parents of four children: Wallace Wayne, William Glendon, Kenneth John, and Keith George. William died August 22, 1968.



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1930 census:


Forrest Lawn, Glendale: Thanks for the photo: Romper90069 on FindAGrave.