Don Leon Hook
of Navarro County, Texas


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Don Leon Hook



Private Rites For Don Hook

Private graveside services for Don Hook, 67, retired resident state highway engineer, Austin, who died in the Veterans Hospital in Temple Thursday, will be held Saturday at 4 p.m. at Oakwood cemetery. Rev. Eugene E. Wood, pastor of Westminister Presbyterian church, will conduct the rites.

Reared in Corsicana, Hook is a graduate of Texas A. and M. College and was an officer in World War I.

Surviving are his wife, Mrs. Jo Hook, Austin; a daughter, Mrs. John Cluck, Jr., Montgomery, Ala; three grandsons, mother, Mrs. J. H. Hook, Corsicana and three sisters, Mrs. King Elliott, Corsicana; Mrs. Roger Q. Small, Austin, and Mrs. Bryan S. Teas, Houston, and other relatives.

McCammon directs.




Name:   Don Leon Hook
Birth Date:                    26 Apr 1893
Birth Place:    Galveston, Texas
Death Date: 14 Apr 1960
Death Place:  Austin, Texas
Burial Place: Oakwood Cemetery, Corsicana, Texas
Occupation: Civil Engineer; Texas Highway Department
Education: Texas A & M University
Father: James Henry Hook (1872-1944)
Mother: Chloe Potter (1872-1899)
Spouse:  Josephine S.
Children: Martha Josephine "Jo Jo"
Notes: Texas 1st Lt. Co. F 111 Engineers, World War I




Oakwood Cemetery, Corsicana, TX





World War I Draft Registration Card



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