Henry LeCocq was born December 3, 1912 in Eddyville, Iowa to James and Jenny LeCocq. He served in World War II as a staff sargent and photogapher for the Army Air Corps. He was stationed in Germany, Holland, Belgium and France. After the war he worked for a time at Universal Studios.
Henry LeCocq first appears in Fargo, in the 1950 city directory as a photographer for Harold’s Studio. In 1952 Mr. LeCocq took over Harold’s Studio and renamed it LeCocq Studio. After 1953, Mr. LeCocq moved to Anoka, Minnesota where he opened a studio that he operated there for 20 years. He also volunteered for the Civil Defense and the Coon Rapids police department. He was employed at the Federal Cartridge Company in Anoka. He was married to Bernice Foltz, and had three children. He died in Abbott Northwestern Hospital in Minneapolis on March 16, 2004 at the age of 91.