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Leon Luxford Loyall

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Title

Leon Luxford Loyall

Subject

Early Twentieth Century Men Support Suffrage

Description

Leon Luxford Loyall, from Willowbrook, Louisa County, Virginia, is one of many individuals to join the Equal Suffrage League. He was born on November 1, 1876 and is noted as being a teacher at the time he registered to vote in 1902. He married Ada Blanch Bagby on January 30, 1901, and together they had one known child, Elsie True Loyall two years later. However, Mrs. Ada Blanch Bagby Loyall passed away at the mere age of 22, though her death year is unknown.

In 1918, Leon L. Loyall registered for the United States World War I Draft. The paperwork notes that he was 41, of medium height and build, a native-born citizen, and had gray eyes and brown hair. In 1930, Loyall is listed as living with his daughter and her family, which he presumably did so until his death October 1, 1950.

On the back of the Equal Suffrage League membership card, Loyall wrote, “Will help in Farmer’s Union and wants Mrs. V to speak before some of their meetings.”

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Used with Permission from the Special Collections and Archives, VCU Libraries

Publisher

Louisa County Historical Society

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All items in our archives have been donated to The Louisa County Historical Society with express permission to use them only for not-for-profit purposes of education and individual research. We make them available online to further those ends. Anyone wishing to use images online or in printed publications must obtain express written permission to do so from the Louisa County Historical Society and the legal copyright holder. Users assume full responsibility for disputes arising from copyright violations or invasions of privacy.

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