Pottawattamie County

Katherine Frances Halloran


Miss Halloran Joins the WAVES

Katherine Frances Halloran, daughter of Mrs. Esther F. Halloran, 180 Glen avenue, has enlisted in the WAVES through the local naval recruiting station. Miss Halloran was sworn into the WAVES in Omaha Saturday and is now awaiting call to duty at Hunter college, New York.

A graduate of Abraham Lincoln high school, she also attended Grinnell college and for the last 10 months has been employed as a detail clerk at the Martin bomber plant in Omaha.

She has two cousins, Capt. Ohio Knox, in the south Pacific area; and Capt. Ernest Groneweg of the air corps at Camp warren Roberts, Ga., who are serving with the regular army. Miss Halloran is a great niece of the late H. E. Gromeweg.

Source: The Council Bluffs Nonpareil, Council Bluffs, Iowa, Sunday, February 13, 1944