Pottawattamie County

Lt. Ann Meis


Members of the Auxiliary to Gen. Grenville M. Dodge post No. 737, Veterans of Foreign Wars entertained their state president and the first woman of the present war to join the organization at its meeting Thursday night.

Pictured above are, from left to right, Mrs. Elizabeth Walkington, of Council Bluffs, seventh district president; Mrs. Hedwig Olsen of Denison, Iowa auxiliary department, president; Lt. Ann Meis, first army nurse to join the V.F.W., and Mrs. Nina Sprinkel, president of the local auxiliary.

Source: Council Bluffs Nopareil, March 3, 1944 (photo included)