Polk County

Pvt. Letha M. Hook




Des Moines in the Services

Pvt. Letha M. Hook, WAC, is attached to the regional hospital, Fort Knox, Ky, as a medical technician. She is the daughter of Mrs. Pearl Hook, 1511 E. Walnut, st.

Source: Des Moines Tribune, January 29, 1945

Letha Hook, W.A. Lettington Are Married

Miss Letha Hook, daughter of Mrs. Pearl Hook, 1511 Walnut st., became the bride of William Albert Lettington, son of Mr. and Mrs. William T. Lettington, 1319 E. Twenty-first st., Friday at the home of the bride. The Rev. J.E. McClellan, pastor of Asbury Methodist church officiated.

Both Mr. and Mrs. Lettington are veterans of military services. Mrs. Lettington service with the WACs 24 months. Mr. Lettington was in the army 36 months serving overseas for 18 months.

Source: DesMoines Tribune, September 4, 1946 (photo included)