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Leggettes Will Celebrate 55th Anniversary

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Rev. and Mrs. Thomas Leggette of Brooklyn Ave. will celebrate their 55th wedding anniversary Monday.
They will mark the occasion at a family dinner party that night at the home of their son-in-law and daughter, Mr. and Mrs. Joseph Brinkman of Arlington Blvd.
Both Rev. Mr. Leggette, a retired Congregationalist minister, and his wife were born in Canada. He was born in Durham, Ontario, in 1870 and she was born on a farm near Woodbridge, Ontario in 1871.
They met in Calgary, Alberta, in 1893. Mrs. Leggette, the former Jessie Jarrett, was visiting there and he was a student preacher. They were married in Woodbridge a year later and lived in Canada for 10 years.
Came To U. S.
Then Rev. Mr. Leggette was called to a church in South Dakota. Later he held pastorates in Indiana and Illinois. He was the minister at Forest Glen Congregational Church in Chicago for 13 years, before his retirement in December of 1939.
Before coming to Ann Arbor almost six years ago, the Leggettes lived in Grosse Ile for four years.
Rev. and Mrs. Leggette's two sons will be unable to attend the dinner party Monday. Reginald E. Leggette, a Detroit businessman, is spending the winter in Albuquerque, N. M. Ralph Maxwell Leggette, a consulting geologist, lives in New York. They also have three grandchildren.