Chester Hanks in the 1940 Census

Age 13, born abt 1927
Birthplace California
Gender Male
Race White
Home in 1940
Petaluma Road
Sonoma, California
Household Members   Age
Head Oathe Hanks 55
Wife Mary L Hanks 40
Son Chester Hanks 13
Son Leonard Hanks 12
Daughter Helen Hanks 9
Daughter Gladys Hanks 5
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