THE GRIGS - The Forties
1940 Compliments of Ann Mays Harlan
1941 - Xerox copies would be appreciated. Mail to Sherry Gritzbaugh, 4507 Verone St., Bellaire, TX77401
1942-1946 During WWII there were no school annuals published.
1947 Compliments of Ben Hunter
1948 Compliments of Rowland Ivy
1949 Compliments of Rowland Ivy
Class Of 1940
JANUARY - 1941
Those who will graduate at mid-term, 1941
CLASS OF 1941
CLASS OF 1942
Class Of 1943
CLASS OF 1942
Class President - Luke Manning Grigsby
CLASS OF 1943
Also graduating with this class was Fayrene Johnson and Ray Clary.
Is Ray Clary the same person as Ray Clay?
Class of 1944
President Eugene Ratliffe
Vice Pres. Bert David
Sec. Tres. Dorothy J. Hurley
Also graduating from Minden High School in 1944
Ola Elizabeth Sexton
Martha Louise Tatom
Rupert Krouse Sarah Hearron MHS Senior
MHS Senior Class of 1944 Class of 1945
Submitted by LeVerne Langheld Kidd, Class of 1957
Class of 1945
President - Bob Ward
Vice President - Lloyd Baker
Secretary Treasurer - Mary Elizabeth Perritt
Two names do not appear on the above list: Elizabeth Terral (8/5/45) &
Marvin Lee Roberts who graduated 4/1045 (Military Veterans WWII)
Bernard Moore Fort CP son of Mr. and Mrs. Connell served at sea in the
South Pacific killed in Battle of Iwo Jima on USS Satatago. Born 01 Mar.
1921 died 21 Feb. 1945 in Asiatic Sea interred in Section A of the Minden
Jake S. S. Monziongo: T/Sgt. son of Mr. & Mrs. A.P. Monzingo of Minden, La.
entered Army in Chicago, IL & served in Germany & France. Awarded Air Medal,
OLC and Purple Heart. Killed in Action in Germany, 1945.
SPECIAL DIPLOMA'S WERE GIVEN TO SERVICEMEN IN 1946
HAA, Robert Charles Special Diploma to boy in navy 5/20/46
DUPUY, Edwin Eugene Special to Soldier U.S. Marine 7/5/46 WWII
ROBERTS, Marvin Lee SC 2/c Marvin Lee Roberts, son of Mr. and Mrs. Lynn Roberts of Minden,
husband of Ann Calangelo, graduate of Minden High. Entered Navy in 1943, trained at Great Lakes, Ill
and schools in Rhode Island. Served in ETO for 14 months. Awarded Navy Citation. Discharged in 1945.
(Special to Veterans 4/19/45)
WHITLOW, George W. Pfc. George W. Whitlow, son of Mr.s J. A. Whitlow, Minden, attended Minden High.
Entered Marines 1943, trained in San Diego. Served in Hawaii, Saipan and Okinawa. (Special to Veterans World War 7/5/46)
CLASS OF 1946
Class of 1946
President Eugene Hamner
Vice President Jimmie Anders
Sec. - Treas. Ann Elizabeth Lowe
You might note some of the names below have some
of the lettering left off.
Maybe this will help identify some of the graduates for you.
Edwin Eugene Dupuy David Eugene Gleason
Ann Elizabeth Lowe
Emmett Franklin J________?
Sylvia Jean McDaniel
Lillian Catherine Meeks
Mary Frances Sanders
Dorothy Louise Tripp
Anna Laura Whatley
Jimmie Ray Anders
James Edward East
Earl Eugene Hamner
Robert Webb Kennon
William H. Lambert
Billie Gene McGowen
D. Lawrence Stewart
John William Woods
If you recognize anyone e-mail me at MindenMemories@aol.com so we can identify the people in the above photo.
1947 Kindergarten Class
The 1947 Grig has been brought to you compliments of Ben Hunter
Senior Class of 1947
Junior Class -
Do you recognize these Swimmers and P.E. Students? If so e-mail us and identify them? MindenMemories@AOL.com
Class of 1948 - Compliments of Rowland Ivy
CLASS OF 1949- Compliments of Rowland Ivy