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

Snow, Christine V.

(born: 1917) 

Military Branch

Women's Army Corps

Active Duty Entered

April 1, 1944


Christine V. Snow was born in Alabama and lived in Jackson County, KY when she enlisted in the Army in Cincinnati, OH, according to her record in the National Archives, Access to Archival Databases. She was the daughter of Otha and Bessie Bryant Snow. In the 1920 U.S. Census, the Snow family lived in Bessie Mining Camp, AL. They were in Harlan County, KY when the family was enumerated in the 1930 U.S. Census.

In the 1940 U.S. Census, Otha Snow was listed as a widower employed as a coal miner in Lynch, KY. Four of his children, including Christine, lived with him on Second Street. Four years later, Christine enlisted in the Army.

Kentucky County & Region

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Kentucky Place (Town or City)

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Outside Kentucky Place Name

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“Snow, Christine V.,” Notable Kentucky African Americans Database, accessed May 25, 2024,

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