Scott County

Miriam Jeannette Hansen





WAVE of the Day

Miss Miriam Jeannette Hansen, apprentice seaman of the WAVES, is the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Charles Hansen, R.R. No. 1, Davenport, was recently sworn into service and is now awaiting her order to report for "boot" training.

Seaman Hansen attended the local schools, Tarkio college, Tarkio, Mo., and the Iowa State Teachers college. She has been active in the Normal club, has held various offices in the 4-H clubs of the county and taught last year in the Forest Grove school, Pleasant Valley township.

Seaman Hansen's sister, Hazel Hansen, is also serving in the WAVES as a specialist second class at the naval air station at Corpus Christi, Tex.

Source: The Daily Times, Davenport IA - May 25, 1944 (photo included)