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Leonard died of lung cancer April 17, 1992, in Missoula. He was born August 8, 1926, in Missoula where he graduated from high school. He attended the University of Montana and rookied in 1946. He retired in 1976 as superintendent of the smokejumper center at Missoula. He jumped at Missoula 1946-48, 51-66, 73-74.
Smokejumping; Smokejumpers -- United States; National Smokejumper Association; Wildfire fighters; Obituaries
National Smokejumper Association, "Smokejumper Obituary: Krout, Leonard Francis (Missoula 1946)" (2002). Smokejumper Obituaries. 1393.