Polk County

Cpl. Ivy Hunt Sears



70 Pct. Of Iowa WACs From Fighting Families

A survey of approximately 70 per cent of the total Iowa WAC enlistment reveals its close integration with the war effort through service of members overseas and in this county, and through other members of their families.


Among the Iowa WACs serving with their husbands are:

Corp. Ivy Hunt Sears lived at 4013 E. Twenty-ninth st.  Her husband has similar rank in the army.  Her brother is in the navy.

Source: Des Moines Register, December 5, 1943