Audrey H Leedy (1911 - 1989)

A photo of Audrey H Leedy
Add photo
Audrey H Leedy
1911 - 1989
November 12, 1911
February 1989
Audrey H Leedy was born on November 12, 1911. She died in February 1989 at 77 years old.
Updated: November 8, 2011
Every life has a story to tell. This collaborative biography is dedicated to tell the story of Audrey H Leedy. Click the to update this introduction with a synopsis or highlights of Audrey's life.
Show & Tell Her Story
Share your memories, stories, and photos so that Audrey is always remembered.
Update biography
What's this?

This collaborative biography is for you to show & tell Audrey's life so that she is always remembered.

Audrey H Leedy
Most commonly known as
Audrey H Leedy
Full name
Did Audrey go by other names?
Other names or aliases
Unknown. Did Audrey move a lot? Where was her last known location?
Last known residence
Audrey Leedy was born on
Audrey Leedy died in
There is no cause of death listed for Audrey.
Cause of death
Do you know the final resting place - gravesite in a cemetery or location of cremation - of Audrey H Leedy?
Burial / Funeral

Ethnicity & Lineage

What is Audrey's ethnicity and where did her parents, grandparents & great-grandparents come from?

Nationality & Locations

Where was Audrey born and where did she live?


Did Audrey finish grade school, get a GED, go to high school, get a college degree or masters? What schools or universities did Audrey attend?


Was Audrey a religious woman?


Was Audrey baptized?


Share what Audrey did for a living or if she had a career or profession.

Personal Life

Share highlights of Audrey's life. Experiences, organizations, & how she spent her time.

Military Service

Did Audrey serve in the military or did a war or conflict interfere with her life?

Average Age

Life Expectancy

Audrey's immediate relatives including parents, siblings, partnerships and children in the Leedy family tree.

Audrey's Family Tree

Audrey H Leedy Audrey H Leedy


Friends can be as close as family. Add Audrey's family friends, and her friends from childhood through adulthood.

Add bio

There are no photos of Audrey H Leedy! Please share photos of Audrey and the Leedy family.


Leave a comment to ask questions, share information, or simply to show that you care about Audrey.


Share Audrey's obituary or write your own to preserve her legacy.

Audrey H Leedy died in February 1989 at 77 years of age. She was born on November 12, 1911. We have no information about Audrey's immediate family.

Refresh this page to see various historical events that occurred during Audrey's lifetime.

In 1911, in the year that Audrey H Leedy was born, the Triangle Shirtwaist fire occurred, one of the deadliest industrial disasters in U.S. history. 146 workers (123 women and 23 men, many of them recent Jewish and Italian immigrants) died from the fire or by jumping to escape the fire and smoke. The garment factory was on the 8th, 9th, and 10th floors of a building in Greenwich Village in Manhattan. Doors to stairwells and exits had been locked in order to prevent workers from taking unauthorized breaks and to prevent theft, so they couldn't escape by normal means when the fire broke out. Due to the disaster, legislation was passed to protect sweatshop workers.

In 1935, Audrey was 24 years old when on September 8th, Louisiana Senator Huey Long was shot by Dr. Carl Weiss. Weiss was shot and killed immediately by Long's bodyguards - Long died two days later from his injuries. Long had received many death threats previously, as well as threats against his family. He was a powerful and controversial figure in Louisiana politics (and probably gained power through multiple criminal acts). His opponents became frustrated with their attempts to oust him and Dr. Weiss was the son-in-law of one of those opponents. His funeral was attended by 200,000 mourners.

In 1950, when she was 39 years old, on October 2, Charlie Brown appeared in the first Peanuts comic strip - created by Charles Schultz - and he was the only character in that strip. That year, Schultz said that Charlie was 4 years old, but Charlie aged a bit through the years.

In 1970, when she was 59 years old, on May 4th, four students at Kent State University in Ohio were shot and killed by National Guardsmen. The students were at a peaceful demonstration protesting the invasion of Cambodia by US forces. There had been precedent for the killing of American college students. The previous year, on May 15th, Alameda County Sheriffs used shotguns against U.C. Berkeley students at a protest for People's Park. One student died, one was blinded, 128 were injured.

In 1989, in the year of Audrey H Leedy's passing, on March 24th, the Exxon Valdez, an oil tanker, struck a reef in Alaska's Prince William Sound and oil began spilling out of the hold. The oil would eventually contaminate more than a thousand miles of coastline. It is estimated that over 10.8 million gallons of crude oil spilled into the Sound - killing 100,000 to 250,000 seabirds, over 2,800 sea otters, about 12 river otters, 300 harbor seals, 247 bald eagles, and 22 orcas - as well as an unknown number of salmon and herring.

Other Leedies

Other Biographies

Back to Top