Louisa County

Sgt. Miriam Lieberknecht
(Becomes Mrs. Allen Taylor)



Miriam Lieberknecht To Begin Service In WAACS

Wapello -- The third young woman to enlist for service with women's war units, Miss Miriam Lieberknecht, English teacher in the junior high school here, is awaiting call for service with the women's auxiliary army corps. She passed her physical examination for duty with the WAACS in Des Moines Saturday. Her parents are Mr. and Mrs. Arthur Liebernecht of Letts.

Source: Muscatine Journal News-Tribune, October 14, 1942 (photo included)


Letts., Ia. -- Sergt. Miriam Lieberknecht, WAC, Sheppard Field, Wichita, Texas, is on an 18-day furlough with her parents, Mr. and Mrs. Arthur Lieberknecht, Sr. She is a graduate of Letts high school and Coe college, and taught in the Cotter and Wapello schools.

Source: Quad City Times, October 27, 1944


Letts, Ia. -- Mrs. Allen Taylor, the former Miriam Lieberknecht, who has been visiting her parents, Mr. and Mrs. H.A. Lieberknecht, Sr., has joined her husband, a staff sergeant at Biloxi, Miss. Mrs. Taylor, who was married Feb. 12, was recently discharged from the WAC at Ft. Sheridan, Ill., after having been in the service since 1942.

Source: Quad City Times, March 26, 1947