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Leo Bonfanti

Mr Bonfanti was born in Wakefield, MA on November 16,1921, one of 6 children born to Corrado and Concetta Bonfanti. He attended Wakefield schools until graduating in 1939. He joined the US Navy in 1942 and was honorably discharged in 1945 as a motor machinist mate, 2nd class. Leo held a few jobs before taking the plunge into writing. In 1966 he wrote The New England Journeys which was published every month until 1968. At that point he began writing and publishing books on New England Indians...See more