Polk County

Maralyn Spencer



Maralyn M. Spencer, 20, daughter of Mr and Mrs W.O. Spencer, 4520 Carpenter ave. has been ordered to report for training at Hunter college, New York City, following her enlistment in the SPARS.

Miss Spencer is a graduate of North high school and has been employed at the Employers Mutual Casualty Co. here.

Source: The Des Moines Tribune, February 12, 1943

SALLY O'DONNELL, SPECIALIST (I), FIRST CLASS OF THE SPARS, WOMEN'S RESERVE OF THE UNITED coast guard, whose home is in New York City, is pictured, left above, with her hostess, Maralyn Spencer, specialist (I), first class of the SPARS, with whom she vacationed at the W.O. Spencer home, 4520 Carpenter ave. Both young women are stationed in Washington, D.C.

Source: The Des Moines Register, August 20, 1944 (photo included)