Clayton County

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Scott County

Ruby Squires



Among the Davenport girls sworn into the Air WACS recently is Miss Ruby Squires, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. William Squires of Volga, Ia. She has been employed at the Rock Island arsenal since coming to Davenport about a year ago.

Miss Squires is awaiting orders, expecting to be sent either to Fort Des Moines or to Fort Oglethorpe, Ga.

Source: The Daily Times, March 23, 1944 (photo included)

LEAVE TO JOIN WACS - Three young women from Davenport and one from Muscatine left Tuesday night for Des Moines to start their basic training with the WAC's. Shown above left to right, they are as follows: Dorothy Gertz, Muscatine; Emily Ireland, 1430 East High street, Ruby Squires, 1208 Perry street and Lolita Mitchell, 205 East Dennison avenue.

Source: The Des Moines Register, April 5, 1944 (group photo included)