Museum the New Llano Colony

Carl Peecher

Birth: He was born February 21, 1929 in Illinois.  

Family Information: Son of Chester R. and Florine Peecher.

Brother of Frances, Robert, Roy and Lyndle Peecher.  


Pre-Colony History:  

Home in Colony: In 1935 the family was living in the Newllano Colony.  

Job in Colony: In August 1935, when he graduated to first grade, he and his brother, Roy, began helping Mrs. Lewis fill the wood box at the Kid Kolony.  

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Post-Colony History: In 1940 the family was living in a home in the unincorporated New Llano, Louisiana (site of the old colony).  


Sources: US Census: 1930, 1940; Photo Archives; "Llano Colonist": February 24, 1934, August 31, 1935; "Leesville Leader": March 8, 1973  

Kindergarten Picnic, East of Pickett Home -- (L to R) Back: Ruby Nesnow, Bertie Mitchel, G.T. Pickett, Walt Fread, a visitor, Theo Cuno, Alice Pickett, Myrtle Kemp; Middle: Martha Lentz, Roy Peecher, Blair Pickett, Violet Quipp, Ruth Loutrel, Joan Wooley, Maurice Nesnow, Martha Mahler, Betty Perkins, Warren Fread; Sitting in Front: Carl Peecher, Carolyn Bradshaw, Joy Quipp, Jack De Fausell, Joe Nesnow, Esther Mahler, George Ogden.  

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