Ross Hansen transcript
This collection relates to Ross Hansen who served in the U.S. Navy from 1942 to 1946 in the Pacific Theatre. This collection contains an oral history transcript where Hansen details his work for the War Department during World War II and his life upon his return to the U.S.
- Majority of material found within 1942-1946
- Other: Date accessioned: 2005-01-18
- Hansen, Ross, 1920-2014 (Interviewee, Person)
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Biographical / Historical
Ross Hansen was born on June 5, 1920 in Thornton, Iowa. He entered U.S. naval aviation training in 1942 and left the Marine Air Corps in 1946 as First Lt. Ross was an instrument flight instructor and a twin engine pilot. Ross married Rema Faye Murchison on January 8, 1944 in Kansas City, KS. They were married for 62 years and had 5 children: Pamela, Gary, Sheila, Debi and Penny. Ross worked 22 years for Farm Bureau Insurance both as an agent and agency manager. He passed away on July 1, 2014 at the age of 94. He is buried at Jefferson Cemetery, Jefferson, Iowa.
1 folders (1 folder)
Language of Materials
Transcript provided by the Reichelt Program for Oral History.
Transferred from the Institute on World War II and the Human Experience to FSU Libraries Special Collections & Archives in July 2022.
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- Flight schools--United States. Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
- Hawaii Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
- Iowa Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
- Marriage. Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
- Marshall Islands Subject Source: Lcnaf
- Naval education--United States--History--20th century Subject Source: Local sources
- Okinawa Island (Japan) Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
- Oral history Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
- United States. Navy
- United States. Servicemen's Readjustment Act of 1944 Subject Source: Lcnaf
- World War, 1939-1945 Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
- World War, 1939-1945--China--Shanghai Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
- Brock, Julia (Interviewer, Person)
- Ross Hansen transcript
- Beatrice Dain
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