Polk County

Jeanne Wills

"Class of 1942" Photo-Roosevelt Highschool



"Happy birthday, and the same to you." Greetings were doing double duty Friday when Jeanne Wills, left, 4530 Waveland court, was sworn into the marines on her twentieth birthday by Lieut. Wilma McEncroe of the marine recruiting office at the old federal building, whose anniversary also was Friday.

Source: The Des Moines Tribune, November 12, 1943 (photo included)

Des Moines in the Service

Jeanne Wills, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Ira J. Wills, 4339 Waveland court, has been discharged from the marines corps women's reserve. She served two years at Quantico, Va.

Source: The Des Moines Tribune, December 20, 1945