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Laura Lee Houser
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Birth: Dec. 1, 1924
Tahoka
Lynn County
Texas, USA
Death: Mar. 18, 1937
New London
Rusk County
Texas, USA

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

Laura Lee was the eleventh child of 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. Laura Lee wrote funny letters home to her family about herself and her 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# 10814906
Laura Lee Houser
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Laura Lee Houser
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Laura Lee Houser
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Rip with your young sisters and family.
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