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Bridget had been employed as an elevator operator and was living in Indianapolis, IN when she enlisted in the Army in 1943, according to her record in the National Archives, Access to Archival Databases. She was a member of the Army's 6888th Central Postal Directory Battalion. After her military service she was employed as the Supervisor of Retired Pay at the U.S. Army Finance and Accounting Center at Fort Benjamin Harrison in Indiana for 40 years. Bridget Viola Bivens died in Indianapolis and is buried in Crown Hill Cemetery.
Sources: Kentucky Birth Index in Ancestry; U.S. Social Security Applications and Claims Index (Ancestry); Bridget Viola Bivens at Find A Grave; "Obituaries: Bridget Viola Bivens," The Indianapolis Star, 8/14/1988, p. B8; and Indiana Death Certificate State #88-031772 (Ancestry).
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|NKAA Source: National Archives, Access to Archival Databases (online)|
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“Bivens, Bridget Viola,” Notable Kentucky African Americans Database, accessed December 5, 2023, https://nkaa.uky.edu/nkaa/items/show/300004519.
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