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265. Wanda Mae HAYS was born on 20 March 1915.33 She died on 23 June 1975 at the age of 60.178

Married James Calloway Buchanan II; had son named James III.
When Wanda Mae was in high school her parents wanted her to take music from a professor at the University of Arkansas so she boarded with Kenney & Nora Comstock for a year, attending school in Fayetteville. She shared a bedroom with JoEllen - much to JoEllen's distress!

Buried Greenhill Cemetery, Muskogee, OK.

Wanda Mae HAYS and Maj. James Calloway BUCHANAN Jr. were married. Maj. James Calloway BUCHANAN Jr. was born on 14 April 1912. He died on 15 June 1944 at the age of 32 in Basse-Normandie, France.49

1940 Census. Porter Twp, Muskogee Co, OK, Hh 329
James C. Buchanan, 28, b. OK, Proprietor, Retail men's furnishings
Wanda, M., wife, 25, b. AR

Killed in Service during World War II. Wanda Mae never even dated again; she made her home with her parents. There is said to be a Park in Muskogee dedicated to her - I have never located any such facility.

Gravemarker at Greenhill Cemetery, Muskogee, OK
Major James C. Buchanan, Jr.
April 14, 1912
Jun 15, 1944
Killed in action - Normany, France

His parents were James Calloway Buchanan (1865-1953) and Okla Spradling (1874-1912)

Wanda Mae HAYS and Maj. James Calloway BUCHANAN Jr. had the following children:

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James Calloway BUCHANAN III (private).