Leslie Edgar McMellen (1916-1979) Timeline
1930. US Census: Easton, Ionia, Michigan.
Arthur Zemliska, head, owns home, has radio, lives on a farm, age 37, born in Michigan – father in Bohemia – mother in Michigan, works as a car shop mechanic.
Isabelle Zemliska, wife, age 31, both in England – parents also in England, immigrated in 1912
Leslie McMullen, stepson, age 13, born Michigan
Charles McMullen, stepson, age 10, born Michigan
Marjorie Zemliska, daughter, age 4, born Michigan
It may be that Leslie did time in the county jail. The following articles may not apply though the age is correct. More evidence is needed to verify the arrests and subsequent jail time. Was Leslie in Battle Creek in 1939/40? Articles state that he was of that place.
Detroit Free Press – 31 March 1940
Battle Creek Enquirer- 30 March 1940
Lansing State Journal- 31 March 1940