Hazel Pauline Hecox

10 March 1913–16 July 1985 (Age 72)
Nebraska, United States

The Life of Hazel Pauline

When Hazel Pauline Hecox was born on 10 March 1913, in Nebraska, United States, her father, Clarence Darwin Hecox, was 40 and her mother, Jesse Edna Napier, was 25. She had at least 1 daughter with Charles Mathew Gundersen. She lived in Election District 2, Niobrara, Wyoming, United States in 1920 and Carter Lake, Pottawattamie, Iowa, United States in 1940. She died on 16 July 1985, in Omaha, Douglas, Nebraska, United States, at the age of 72, and was buried in Forest Lawn Memorial Park, Omaha, Douglas, Nebraska, United States.

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Charles Mathew Gundersen
Hazel Pauline Hecox
Bernice Madeline Gunderson

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World Events (8)

1916 · The First woman elected into the US Congress

Age 3

Jeannette Pickering Rankin became the first woman to hold a federal office position in the House of Representatives, and remains the only woman elected to Congress by Montana.
1917 · Camp Dodge

Age 4

Original construction of the Camp Dodge began in 1907 and was originally planned to provide a place for the National Guard units to train. In 1917, it was handed over to national authorities and expanded to become the regional training center for World War I forces. The Camp was named after Brigadier General Grenville M. Dodge, who organized Iowa's first National Guard unit. When the war ended, the camp was downsized and turned back over to the state until the start of World War II. Today, Camp Dodge has served only as a Guard and Reserve installation.

Age 19

Amelia Earhart completes first solo nonstop transatlantic flight by a woman.

Name Meaning

English: perhaps an altered spelling of Hickox , but see also Heacox .

Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

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  • Hazel Gunderson in household of Charles Gunderson, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Hazel Hecox in household of Clarence Hecox, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Hazel P Hecox in household of Clarence D Hecox, "United States Census, 1920"

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