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Transcribed biography of Lila L. Hokanson


Lila L. Hokanson, 326 Michigan St., Porter, In. Born in Gary, Indiana and moved to Chesterton when I was seven years old. Graduated from C.H.S. Married Edwin Hokanson of Porter in 1950 and moved to Porter, where I still live. Children: Jodie Marie Hokanson who will be a student for Medical Assistant at Indiana Business and Technical College in Indianapolis. Guy Hokanson who is presently employed at Enchanted Forest, Chesterton. Employed by the Town of Porter as Clerk-Treasurer since 1963; filled out a vacancy in 1963 and then won three elections after that. My term is up this year so will be up for re-election in November.

Am President of the Westchester Democratic Woman's Club, Vice-comm. of Precinct 5, member of the First United Methodist Church and V,F.W. Aux. Post #2511.

My mother was born in Hungary and my father in Keiv, Russia. My maiden name was Lila Dockim. I have three sisters, Vivian Hillborn of Deerfield, Ill., Eleanor Walters of Michigan City, In., and Zena Halgren of Abilene, Texas.

Source: American Revolution Bicentennial Committee of Porter County. 1976. A Biographical History of Porter County, Indiana. Valparaiso, Indiana: American Revolution Bicentennial Committee of Porter County, Inc. 180 p.
Page(s) in Source: 123

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