Love and Marriage

Despite the harsh conditions, some internees married during the War, while others married after Liberation. In a few cases, internees married their liberators! Following is a list of some of those internees.

Bride: Groom: Date: Place:
Jean Margaret Aaron Edward John Parrish Jr. ??? ???
Madge Elinor Aaron Bayless Bayless Cobb III Jan. 1, 1942 Manila
Ruth Elizabeth Atwell Frank Raymond LaSage Sr. Sep. 14, 1944 STIC, Manila
Mary Catherine “Kay” Bell Charles George “Charlie” Mansell Nov. 30, 1944 Baguio Internment Camp
Ruth Cornelia Bohleen Robert Mateer Dickson ??? ???
Gladys Doreen Bond William Augustus Carroll Sep. 30, 1942 Shanghai Internment Camp
Louise Charmian Boomer Charles Gordon Mock Apr. 19, 1944 Los Baños Internment Camp
Leila Susan Boyce John Randolph Nichols 1945 Philippines
Minnie Louise Breese Guy Haines Stubbs Dec. 29, 1947 Waco, Texas
Katherine Ellis Brown Max Edwin Vittaly ??? ???
Lt. Mary B. Brown James Truman Menzie Apr. 19, 194 Corregidor
Rachel Olive Buckner Theodore “Ted” Casanave Mar. 17, 1943 Iloilo Internment Camp
Marcelle Eugenie Butler René Laurent Henri Engel December 1950 ????
Luckey Kathlyn “Kitty” Charter Jay Augustus Hinkley Apr. 1944 Los Baños Internment Camp
Barbara Clear Cortland De Linder Aug. 1945 San Francisco, California
Elsa Colquhoun Harold Bertram Leney Mar. 1947 Hendon, England
Mary Catherine Connor Henry Ernest Bennett May 31, 1944 STIC, Manila
Dorothy Susie Davis Lt. Jack Thompson 1945 Manila
Louise Vernal De Martini Robert Maxwell Humphreys Jun. 13, 1945 Keyport, Washington
Bertha Helen “Charlie” Dworsky John Duncan Henderson Feb. 1945 Manila
Phyllis Marjorie Dyer David Harvey MacTurk ??? ???
Josephine Elmer Elstner Robert Horace Cromwell Dec. 5, 1946 Los Angeles, California
Delilah B. Endicott George Kallman Oct. 8, 1945 Montevideo, Uruguay
Jeanne Louise “Pomponette” Francisco Prof. Luis de Alcuaz Apr. 14, 1945 Manila
Isabella Mary Fryers George Alexander Ramsden Knowles Feb. 28, 1945 Manila
Bernice Louise Gray Andrew Nino Miravalle 1945 Philippines
Irene Betty Gray Maxwell Freeland Leycester Haymes 1945 Philippines
Alice Josephine Hahn Edward Joseph Powers Feb. 11, 1945 Manila
Dorothy Mullaney Hald Curtis Brooks May 8, 2003 Branson, Missouri
Gladys Neale Hannigs Clinton Floren Carlson Jan. 17, 1946 Las Vegas, Nevada
Lt. Mary Rose Harrington Thomas Page Nelson Apr. 13, 1945 San Diego, California
Lt. Gwendolyn Lorraine Henshaw James Franklin Perrine Apr. 24, 1945 California
Johanna Marie Hornbostel Eric Mather Airriess Jul. 12, 1945 Malverne, New York
Kathleen Elizabeth “Betty” John Louis Joseph Francisco Jr. 1945 Philippines
Seneca Oneida Johnson Graham Post Robinson 1945 New Mexico
Ruth E. Jothen Willard J. Pearson Sr. Jun. 7, 1945 Cook County, Illinois
Imogene “Jean” Kennedy Richard Joseph Schmidt May 3, 1945 California
Ansie Lee Henry Muhlenberg Sperry Jr. 1946 Shanghai
Charlotte Kingsbury Lee Lewis Quincy “Red” Haven Jr. 1945 Los Banos Internment Camp
Lt. Frankie Thelma Lewey Lt. Francis Albert Jerrett Jan. 26, 1946 Temple, Texas
Lt. Dorothy Lee Ludlow Donald Emery McCann May 18, 1945 Miami, Florida
Phyllis Mary Lynch Lionel Frank Buttfield Dec. 1942 STIC, Manila
Margaretta Hermine Mangels Howard Hunt “Shorty” Curran Mar. 15, 1945 Philippines, Luzon
Nieves Mangels John Alwynne George L. Smith ??? ???
Clio Mathews Fred Erwyn Wetmore Jun. 11, 1948 Manila
Margaret Elstob McAlpine James Coy Hughes Mar. 29, 1945 Manila
Phyllis Brenda Morehouse Clifford Felix Swift Bebell Aug. 17, 1945 Juneau, Alaska
Alice Gallagher Morton Frank Hill ??? ???
Alice Julia Neibert George Todd Jr. 1949 Reno, Nevada
Francena Mary Nevling William Fordyce Christie ??? ???
Marian Dryer Newsom Hugh Colvil Duncan Johnston Jan. 24, 1946 Jackson County, Missouri
May Stella “Christine” Oliver Lemuel Earl Carroll Mar. 7, 1946 Manila
Mildred Alene Palmer Oscar Gervius “Mac” McCoy Apr. 18, 1944 Los Baños Internment Camp
Florence Wilma Park Carroll Dickey March 23, 1944 Baguio
Eleanor Marie Laidley Phillips Joseph Crittenden Hart Aug. 25, 1945 Grosse Point, Michigan
Rosezella Marie Preston Hugh McCollum Curran 1943 or 1944 Philippines
Roberta May “Bobbie” Robinson Paul Billington Florence 1945 ???
Tressa Roka Lowell Carroll Cates Jun. 24, 1945 Manila
Ann Saleeby Henry Parrott Byrd 1945 The Philippines
Lt. Dorothy Belle Scholl Capt. Harold A. Armold Nov. 1, 1945 Evergreen, Colorado
Helene Jeanete “Billie” Schuster Robert Coleman Allen 1945 ???
Margaret Coulson Sherk Gerald Roe “Jerry” Sams Jan. 26, 1946 McLean, Virginia
Barbara Gene Swinton Horace Wendell Mordy Feb. 15, 1951 Allen County, Ohio
Elizabeth Ann Mary “Bim” Thomas Richard Allen Meyer ??? ???
Ellen Spencer Thomas William Harper “Bill” Phillips Jr. Jan. 27, 1951 Piedmont, California
Martha Bowler Trogstad Albert Edward “Buck” Waterstradt May 20, 1945 Minneapolis, Minnesota
Doris Alexa Weinzheimer James “Jay” Crawford Feb. 18, 1962 Contra Costa County, California
Alice Catherine Werff Leonard Hooper Collier Jul. 8, 1945 San Francisco
Margaret “Margie” Whitaker Martin Squires 1947 ???
Madeleine “Geege” Wootten Elias McClellan “Mac” Poston Apr. 3, 1945 Manila
Lt. Alice May “Swish” Zwicker Robert Blezard Dameron Dec. 24, 1946 West Palm Beach, Florida

Special “thanks”   to Curtis Brooks, Maurice Francis, Sascha Weinzheimer Jansen, Mary Beth Klee and Martin Meadows for their contributions.