Clipped From Oakland Tribune
RICHMOND YOUTH GETS COMMISSION AT 1ST POINT Leo F. Kengla, Jr., Is One of 32 Enlisted Men to Be Graduates. RICHMOND. July 18. Amonp the 246 graduates of the United States Military Academy at West poirit, who this year received commissions as lieutenants, was Leo P. .eng:ia Jr.. son nf Leo P.. Kenjrla Sr., 455 Second street, of this nltv. Young Kencla was one of 32 former enlisted men of the regular army who received diploma, and Of 200 enlisted men who prepared ior ana took the West Point en trance examinations, passed with the highest marks. The former cadet commenced his military career by enlisting as a private in the field artillery. He served almoHt two years and then was given an opportunity to at tend an army school at Camp Dlx At west Point, Kengla was a member of the football squad. He was a cadet non-commissioned officer during his first two years and was made a color-sergeant when he became jbl first classman. As such he bore the national colors during parades and other functions. Besides his son, Lieut. Kengla, Kengla has two daughters, the old- - est of whom, Miss Elsie R. Kengla, holds a B. A. degree from Hunter College and a M. A. degree from Fordham University. She Is a member of, the Phi Betta Kappa fraternity," shaving maintained a record of 90' per cent or more in studies while at Hunter. At present she Is employed as an Instructor at Hunter College. Lieut. Kengla is now on a three months' furlough In Costa Rica, and plans to continue in the army. Kengla Sr. served overseas as an engineer during the World War. Young McCormick Joins African Party MILWAUKEE, July 1 S . (A3) Fowler McCormick, son of Harold McCormick of the International Harvester company, in an interview printed the Milwaukee Wins Lieutenancy LEp F. KENGLA. Richmond youth, former enlisted men in the army, is one of 246 West Point cadets to be granted commissions. ' m m. . $ $45, Turlock J. mile the . . More.