Leonard and Maxine Erickson, BiographyPorter County biographical sketches . . . .

Transcribed biography of Leonard and Maxine Erickson


Leonard came to Porter County with his parents, Erick and Agnes Erickson and brother Clarence and sisters Lillian, Evelyn, Violet and Jean in 1929 from Chicago, Illinois to the Sievers Farm in Washington Township. In 1938 he married Maxine Krachey who had moved with her parents, James and Amelia Krachey and brothers Vincent, William, and John from Wales, North Dakota in 1935 to the Harry Pierce farm in Washington Township.

We have three children, Patricia, John and Sharon, all of whom graduated from Washington School. Leonard is a carpenter by trade and a member of the carpenter's union for over thirty years. He is a World War II veteran, serving in the U.S. Navy from September 1944 through February, 1946. He also served on the township advisory board for twenty years.

Both are charter members of the Evangelical Free Church of Washington Township. They have resided in Washington Township since coming here years back.

Source: American Revolution Bicentennial Committee of Porter County. 1976. A Biographical History of Porter County, Indiana. Valparaiso, Indiana: American Revolution Bicentennial Committee of Porter County, Inc. 180 p.
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Biography transcribed by Steven R. Shook


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