Leo Connors


Personal and Family Information

Leo was born about 1 MAR 1889 in Burlingame, Osage County, Kansas, the son of Mathew Sylvester Connors and Theresea Maude Edwards.

He died on 9 OCT 1957 in New York, New York.

His wife was Christina Hotchkiss, who he married on 10 JAN 1907 in Catholic Church. Their seven known children were Christine (1909-?), Maude Jane (1911-?), Gertrude Patricia [Joan] (1914-?), Eileen (1917-?), Leo Henry (1919-?), Mary (1926-?) and Donna (1933-?).

Pedigree Chart (3 generations)


Leo Connors


Mathew Sylvester Connors


Theresea Maude Edwards



BirthABT 1 MAR 1889
Place: Burlingame, Osage County, Kansas
Death9 OCT 1957
Place: New York, New York


Note 1

!Notes: Worked at the Burlingame Chronicle in 1907, Topeka Daily Capital in 1910, Kansas City Star in 1924, Chicago Times in 1938, and New York Times from 1938 to 1955. Then he retired for 2 years.

!Obituary: [The New York Times, Saturday, October 12, 1957] -- Leo H. Connors Sr. --

!P: Leo H. Connors Sr. of 510 West 188th Street, a former linotype operator for The New York Times, died Wednesday of pneumonia in Bellevue Hospital. His age was 68.

!P: Mr. Connors retired from The Times two years ago, after twenty-two years of service. He was born in Burlingame, Kan., and worked in Kansas City, Mo., and Chicago before coming to The Times. He was a member of Typographical Union 6.

!P: Survivors include his widow, Christina; a son, Leo H. Jr., and six daughters, Mrs. Christine Gale, Mrs. Jane Zaret, Mrs. Joan Levittan, Mrs. Eileen Iannicelli, Mrs. Mary Mackie and Mrs. Donna Fogelstrom. --