November 29, 2020

Kislev 13, 5781


Lt. Col. Leonard Umanoff


Kislev 5, 5750

March 1, 1912 to December 3, 1989

From ROTC at Cornell University, CCC Lieutenant at Plattsburg, New York to Battle of the Bulge (three times wounded and decorated) 1st Army HQ's at Governors Island, New York, then Korea and Japan (JLC) as G2, then Turkey as Military Advisor. He retired from Ft. McPherson, Georgia. Extremely proud of his military service and the country he served. His Medal and Citations include the Combat Infantry Badge, Purple Heart w/3clusters, and the Bronze Star w/3 clusters. An accomplished pianist who wrote beautiful music. A talented photographer and knowledgeable gardener, as well as a Multi-Linguist. As a civilian, worked in security and polygraph. Past President of Florida Polygraph Association which honored him with a Scholarship in his name. Devoted son, loving husband, and a true gentleman.

U.S. Army

Served from January 1, 1934 to January 1, 1960

Military Specialty

Intelligence/Combat Infantry


Lt. Col


Combat Infantry Badge, Purple Heart & Bronze Star