Worth County

Jean Benson


Jean Benson Finishes Basic WAVE Training

Manly -- Jean Benson, seaman 2/c, U.S.N.R., formerly of Manly, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Elmer Benson of Des Moines, has completed her basic training and indoctrination course at the naval training school for WAVES, the Bronx, New York. She will got to St. Albans hospital, Long Island, N.Y. for advanced training. Miss Benson, a former Manly girl, was in the employ of the U.S. Rubber company at Des Moines, before entering the service.

Source: Mason City Globe-Gazette, March 8, 1944

VISITS MOTHER-- Jean Benson, A WAVE in the hospital corps at Jacksonville, Fla., recently visited her mother, Mrs. Elmer Benson, at Manly. She was graduated from Manly high school and the Moody Bible Institute.

Source: Mason City Globe-Gazette, November 4, 1944 (photo included)