Leo J. Brennan


Personal Information


September 23, 1913 - Tulsa, Tulsa County, Oklahoma
Married Marcella Ryan - March 2, 1946
Married Ramona Phelps
Death January 24, 1974 - Tulsa, Tulsa County, Oklahoma
Parents Edward Joseph Brennan, Jr. and Jane F. McCauley
Siblings Paul, Kathleen, Edward, Dorothey
Children Mary, Leo, Robert, Judy, James



Ex-Pipeline Secretary Dies Here


Leo J. Brennan, 60, retired secretary-treasurer of the former Service Pipe Line Co. here, died of cancer today in a Tulsa hospital.  He lived at 6103 S. 72nd E. Ave. 

Mr. Brennan retired from Service in 1969 and later was a real estate salesman.  He joined Service as a lineman in 1934 and was a senior clerk, section head and assistant controller prior to becoming secretary-treasurer in 1963. 

He was a native Tulsan and attended the University of Tulsa, Oklahoma School of Accountancy here and the University of Pittsburgh.  His father, the late Edward J. Brennan, was an early-day real estate dealer and developer here. 

MR. BRENNAN was an Army veteran of World War II, serving in the Asiatic-Pacific theater.  He was a Roman Catholic and was a member of the Tulsa Elks Lodge and Knights of Columbus.  He was past president of the Catholic Activities organization here. 

Surviving are his widow, Ramona; three sons, James of 3005 E. Independence St., Robert R. of Stillwater and Leo Jr. of Plano, Tex.; two daughters, Judy Brennan of 6326 S. Newport Ave. and Mrs. Maureen Rosser of Plano; a step-son, James F. Phelps of San Diego, Calif.; two step-daughters, Mrs. Loretta Cordova of San Juan, Puerto Rico, and Mrs. Donna Timo of Dallas; a sister, Mrs. R.T. Burke of 6515 E. 50th St.; three grandchildren and four stepchildren.

A rosary will be recited at 7:30 p.m. Friday in Fitzgerald’s Ivy Chapel.  The funeral mass will be celebrated at 10:30 a.m. Saturday in St. Mary’s Catholic Church.  Burial will be in Calvary Catholic Cemetery.

Friends are donating to the American Cancer Society.

Source: Tulsa Daily World,  Thursday, January 24, 1924 (provided by Sean Drury)



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