Scott County

Cpl. Marian V. Hentze



WAC RECRUITS -- Two young women from Davenport, one from Bettendorf and one from Calamus, were recruited into the WAC by the Davenport army recruiting office. Pictured above are (seated, left to right) Vera R Fedderson, Calamus; Mildred Selinger, Brady street road, Davenport; and (standing) Marion Hentze, 1330 Mississippi avenue, Davenport, and Anna Lee Ripperton, 2510 Oak street, Bettendorf.

Source: The Daily Times, Davenport IA, January 12, 1944 (group photo included)


Corp. Marian V. Hentze, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Herman Hentze, 1330 Mississippi avenue, is home on furlough from Wright Field, Dayton, Ohio, where she is stationed in the air craft and distribution office. Before enlisting in the Women's Army corps on Dec., 14, 1943, Corp. Hentze was employed as as ordnance inspector at the Quad-City Tank Arsenal.

Source: The Quad City Times, (Davenport, IA) December 10, 1944 (photo included)