Gladys Swarthout
Supporting the Military
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Gladys was a big supporter of the Armed Forces. In addition to being married to Frank Chapman, who served with the Marine Corps during World War II, she was involved in many activities such as War Bond and Red Cross drives.

Gladys Swarthout teaches Chinese Checkers to the Marines - Opera News, April 12, 1943

[Note: Gladys' Husband Frank is the one making a move. He was commissioned a Captain in the US Marine Corps in August 1942.]

This picture shows Gladys passing out cigarettes to service members in Chicago in 1944.

Provided and used with the permission of the owner Dariush Radpour, Rome.

This 1950 Certificate shows the high regard she was held in even long after the war.


This page was created by Mark Swarthout.
The last update to the page was on September 10, 2006
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