Leon H. Handley, United States Maritime Service

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Leon H. Handley, United States Maritime Service

Leon H. Handley, United States Maritime Service

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jtracy
December 14, 2012

Photo of Florida native Mr. Leon H. Handley taken in his law office in downtown Orlando on December 11, 2012. VIEW photo.

He is holding a photo of him taken at age 18 before going to sea to serve as a Merchant Marine in the United States Maritime Service.

WWII Veteran Leon H. Handley served our country as a Warrant Officer in the United States Maritime Service, a Sergeant in the United States Army in Korea during WWII, and was the first Air Force Cadet Colonel in Florida R. O. T. C. history. Mr. Handley retired from military service as Captain in the United States Air Force Reserve.

Oral history interview with Mr. Leon H. Handley at his law office in downtown Orlando, December 11, 2012.

Hear the full oral history interview Leon H. Handley: Icon of a Southern Gentleman.

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