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Leonard died May 5, 2011. He was born July 24, 1919 in Lame Deer, Montana. Leonard was a member of the Pentecostal Church and was drafted into Civilian Public Service in 1943 from Seminole, Oklahoma. He was trained as a smokejumper during the 1944 season and made nine training and three fire jumps. Leonard's employment is listed as "worked in Surface Combustion Industry as a Sheer Operator." He is also listed as Rev. L.G. Raney so could have held full-time job and was also a Pentecostal Minister. Leonard is buried in Holland, Ohio.
Smokejumping; Smokejumpers -- United States; National Smokejumper Association; Wildfire fighters; Obituaries
National Smokejumper Association, "Smokejumper Obituary: Raney, Leonard Gleen (Missoula 1944)" (2020). Smokejumper Obituaries. 357.