Museum the New Llano Colony



Cletus Killian

Birth: Born around 1915 in Texas.  

Description:  

Pre-Colony History:  

Family Information: Son of Edna and William F. Killian.

Brother of "Dub" and Marguerite Killian.  

Job in Colony:  

Home in Colony:  

Other Info: In June 1929 the parish superintendent presented diplomas to the graduates of grade school including: Allie Belle Hewitt, Lois Brattland, June Enfield, Ruth Kingsbury, Paul Ashlock, Caleb Ashlock, John Armacost, Jesse Armacost, Roslyn Armacost, Elmer Jensen, Roy Swenson, Royal Thompson, Fred Busick, Robert Roe, Cletus Killian and Pauline Eggleston.

 

Post-Colony History:  

Death: He died in 1935 at the Killian home in Leesville at the age of 20 from tuberculosis after many months of illness. He was buried in the Leesville cemetery after a funeral service at the Killian home, conducted by the Methodist minister.  

Sources: US Census: 1930; "Llano Colonist": June 8, 1929, November 9, 1935  

Photo: (L to R) Bennie Wade Hewitt, John Daugherty, John Alred, (Dub) Killian, Cletus Killian.