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Ross Hansen transcript

 Collection — Box: Single Folder Collections - 2006 Box, Folder: 06.0114 - Folder 1
Identifier: 02-06.0114

Content Description

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
  • Event: January 18, 2005


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This collection is open to all researchers.

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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)

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Ross Hansen transcript
Beatrice Dain
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Repository Details

Part of the Institute on WWII and the Human Experience Repository