Lucas County

Sumner Hass





Sumner Hass, son of Mr. and Mrs. Chas. Hass, who has been employed in a defense plan at Melrose, Ill., is visiting here with his parents.

He has enlisted in the Naval Reserve Air Corps Base at Glen View, Ill., and will report for duty, August 29.

Source: The Leader (Chariton IA) - Tuesday, August 18, 1942

Mr. and Mrs. Chas. Hass left on Tuesday of last week for a visit in Chicago with their sons, Lawrence Hass and wife, and Sumner Hass, a petty officer at the U.S. Naval Air Station at Glenview, Ill.  Mr. Hass returned here Monday and Mrs. Hass returned yesterday.

Source: The Chariton Herald Patriot, December 2, 1943

Charles Sumner Hass
Born: 24 Oct 1910, Chariton, Iowa
Died: 22 Sep 1977, Chariton, Iowa
Parents: Charles Hass & Elizabeth Morton nee’ Willhite Hass
….At the beginning of WWII, Sumner enlisted in the Navy – he served 3 ½ years…….