Leander Bader was a farmer in Lowden, Iowa for over 40 years. He raised a
large family on the farm. Leander's Obituary
tells of his service during the Civil War. His father, John Bader,
served in the Pennsylvania Calvary, Comapny K enlisting at the age of 50, he
died in 1888 at a soldiers home in Virginia and is buried at Virginia
Leander is buried in California, there is a marker
that says "Com. K 35 REG. IOWA INFT. VOL."