Leroy Austin Ladd '08: Obit Pro Patria, An Extract from the 1919 Necrology
Trinity College and the Influenza Pandemic of 1918
Leroy Austin Ladd ’08 of Hartford, late of Phoenix, Arizona, was elected “Chairman of the Commission of State Institutions,” though “immediately after the election…was stricken with Spanish influenza, which developed into pneumonia. After an illness of less than a week, he died November 16, 1918.”
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