Dallas Herman Hastings

Dallas Herman Hastings

Bethel (Laurel), Sussex County, Delaware, USA
Death 4 Aug 1955 (aged 64)
Wilmington, New Castle County, Delaware, USA
Burial Wilmington, New Castle County, Delaware, USA
Memorial ID 29957399 · View Source
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Husband of Mildred Edith McDaniel Hastings whom he married on March 19 1921, Wilmington, Delaware.

Father of Ruth and Leon Hastings.

Served with the U.S. Army in the 312th Infantry, 78th Division during World War I. His unit fought at Argonne, Grand Pre, Citadel, and Bois des Loges.

He founded the Diamond State Machine Works in Wilmington, De.

Serveral years after World War II he found out that through a Government contract that his machine shop had actually made part for the Atomic Bomb that was used. He was noted as not being happy about that news.

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  • Created by: Russ Pickett
  • Added: 20 Sep 2008
  • Find a Grave Memorial 29957399
  • Find a Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Dallas Herman Hastings (7 Feb 1891–4 Aug 1955), Find a Grave Memorial no. 29957399, citing Riverview Cemetery, Wilmington, New Castle County, Delaware, USA ; Maintained by Russ Pickett (contributor 46575736) .