|Louis Adward "Add" Lankford|
1882 - 1967
Louis "Add" was born on Jan 20, 1882 in Canton, Missouri. Louis married Virginia / Virgie Hill ? about 1904
Louis had no children by Virgie. (Virgie was born about 1886.)
Louis had two daughter by Leola Peterson; Thema Lankford born about 1902 and Rowena Lankford born about 1908. [Leola / Leolla (1883 - 1954)]
Louis had a daughter and a son by Sarah Elizabeth Wright (1882 - 1967). Adlene Lankford (1912 - 1931) and Charles Addison Lankford ( 1915 - 2009.)
Louis worked as a Laborer, an Attendant at a R.R. Station in New York and a Porter. "Add" was a professional baseball player in the Negro League. He was a pitcher.
He played with the Kansas City Monarchs (1900's ? )
He played on the Occidents in Salt Lake City, Utah 1910 -1912.
Louis "Add" pitched for the following teams.
The New York Lincolns Stars in 1916 and 1918
The Brooklyn Royal Giants in 1917
The Penn Station Red Caps in 1917 - 1920
|Louis "Add" Lankford|
Louis died in June of 1967 in New York.
Here's Louis' memorial on Find A Grave
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|Louis "Add" Lankford in 1910.|