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Imogene Houser
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Birth: Oct. 6, 1926
Lovington
Lea County
New Mexico, USA
Death: Mar. 18, 1937
New London
Rusk County
Texas, USA

Imogene was a victim of the New London school explosion of 1937. Her sisters Laura and Martha were also victims.

Imogene was the twelveth of thirteen children born to John Wesley Houser and Ollie Lee Hudgens Houser. She, along with her two sisters were living with their older sister, Pauline Houser Powell so they could attend this new school.
Imogene wrote letters home to her family about the school and teachers.

Martha, Laura Lee and Imogene were waiting outside the main building at the end of the school day to go home when the explosion happened. They were hit with falling debris and bricks.
 
 
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 Parents:
  John Wesley Houser (1885 - 1968)
  Ollie Lee Hudgens Houser (1885 - 1931)
 
 Siblings:
  Martha Ellen Houser (1923 - 1937)*
  Laura Lee Houser (1924 - 1937)*
  Imogene Houser (1926 - 1937)
  Chester Forrest Houser (1928 - 1988)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Overton City Cemetery
Overton
Rusk County
Texas, USA
 
Maintained by: Kat
Originally Created by: Jennifer
Record added: Apr 19, 2005
Find A Grave Memorial# 10814899
Imogene Houser
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Imogene Houser
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Imogene Houser
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- JuliaBaskinGreen
 Added: Feb. 20, 2014
Rest in peace, my beautiful aunt-in-Christ. I love you very, very much.
- Pinoy Pride
 Added: Jan. 22, 2014

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