Milestones, Jun. 12, 1944

Engaged. Leatrice Joy Gilbert, 19, only daughter of the late Cinemactor John ("Great Lover") Gilbert and his second wife, onetime Cinemactress Leatrice Joy; to George Hoover, 28, a U.S. Army private; in Hollywood.

Engaged. Major Richard Ira Bong, 23, U.S. fighter-pilot ace (27 Japs); and Marge Vattendahl, 20, student at Superior (Wis.) State Teachers' College, whose supersized photograph is emblazoned on his battlewise P-38; in Superior.

Married. Laura Hallie Walker, 20, only daughter of Postmaster General Frank C. Walker; and Army Captain Robert Louis Ameno, 28; in Manhattan. One of the bridesmaids was Ann...

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