From NKAA, Notable Kentucky African Americans Database (African American Women Veterans in and from Kentucky)

Hoard, Florence J.

(born: May 7, 1919  -  died: June 1, 2006) 

Military Branch

Women's Army Corps

Active Duty Entered

November 16, 1943

Active Duty Exit

December 2, 1945


Florence J. Hoard was born in Kentucky. She was married and living in Louisville, KY when she enlisted in the Army in Cincinnati, OH, according to her enlistment record in Ancestry. After her military service, she returned to Louisville and later moved to Los Angeles, CA, where she died in 2006, according to the Social Security Death Index in Ancestry. She was the wife of David Hoard. They are listed in Caron's Louisville (Jefferson County, KY.) City Directory, 1951, p. 423.

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NKAA Source: Ancestry (online)
NKAA Source: Caron's Louisville (Jefferson County, Ky.) city directory (annual)

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“Hoard, Florence J.,” Notable Kentucky African Americans Database, accessed July 25, 2024,

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