Muscatine County

Marjorie L. Christensen




A petty officer rating in the WAVES has been won by Marjorie L. Christensen, 417 Beggs street, who was recently promoted to yeoman, third class, upon graduation from the naval training station for members of the women’s reserve of the Navy at Iowa State Teachers College at Cedar Falls, recently. Included in a class of 336 WAVES, all of whom were made petty officers, she now will be assigned to a shore station to relieve an enlisted man for sea duty. As a yeoman she learned how to prepare and file naval correspondence.

Source: Muscatine Journal and News-Tribune, June 12, 1943