3054. Charles Heman LEONARD2828 was born on 15 November 1848 in Grand Rapids, Kent Co., MI. He died on 22 March 1927 at the age of 78 in Grand Rapids, Kent Co., MI. In the 1920 Census, Charles H. and Emma were living in Grand Rapids Ward 3, MI. He was a manufacturer of refrigerators. He was the originator and maker of the Leonard Refrigerator, later called the Kelvinator, which was patented in 1883.. "The Leonard Cleanable with painted porcelain interior walls, airtight, solf-closing locks, and soid iron removable shelves." He eventually sold out to General Foods.
Charles Heman LEONARD and Emma Jane CARR were married on 15 October 1873 in Grand Rapids, Kent Co., MI. Emma Jane CARR, daughter of James Webster CARR and Dorothy Jane GOODHUE, was born on 13 December 1851 in Plainfield, Will Co., IL. She died on 10 March 1925 at the age of 73 in Grand Rapids, Kent Co., MI.
Charles Heman LEONARD and Emma Jane CARR had the following children: