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As part of the 1958 investigation, YCSD detectives obtained a copy of Howard Hadley's personnel file from the Bowlan Glove Factory.

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Bowlan Glove Factory, Inc.
Oxford, Mississippi

EMPLOYMENT HISTORY

 

Name

Howard Hadley

Social Security Number:

425-XX-XXXX

Date of Birth:

9/3/23

Date of Hire:

10/7/40

Previous Employer::

4/40 to 10/40 field hand, owners Thomas Bailey and Ralph "Son" Stutsy, highly recommended, strong, hard worker

Address:

27D Piney Woods Apts., Oxford

 

Rural Route 5, Box 503C, Bowman Road, Oxford

 

Box 24, Hopewell Road, Oxford

Telephone:

none CEntral 4-1001

Telephone:

CEntral 6-1230

Notify in Case of Emergency:

(Name, Address, Telephone, Relationship)

Velma Hadley, Rural Route 5, Box 503C, Bowman Road, Oxford Mother

Merrilyn Hadley, Box 24, Hopewell Road, Oxford Wife

Mr. & Mrs. Steve Otts, Hopewell Road, Oxford Neighbors - babysitter

Is employee a participant in voluntary payroll deduction life insurance plan?

Yes X No X

Beneficiary Information: (Name, Relationship, Date of Birth)

Merrilyn Hadley, Wife, 5-10-24

deceased 7-18-55

Changes: (Date, description, if beneficiary change include relationship and date of birth)

Beneficiary change, 7-23-55: Doris Hadley, daughter, 7-18-55

Cashed in, cancelled plan 11/12/56: value, $1,200

Health Record/Company Physical:

10/7/40 passed company physical

2/19/43 passed company physical

2/18/46 passed company physical

2/21/49 passed company physical

2/20/52 passed company physical

2/23/55 passed company physical

2/25/58 passed company physical

 

Termination Information:

7/18/41 military leave enlistment

4/11/58 layoff

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POSITION
FROM
TO
HOURLY RATE
NOTATIONS

Warehouseman

10/7/40
6/13/41
$0.65

 

"
6/16/41
7/17/41
$0.75

Warning 7/7/41, coming to work intoxicated.

Military Leave

7/18/41
2/19/43

 

Rehired 2/19/43

Freight Handler

2/19/43
3/26/43
$0.85

 

Asst. Shipping /Receiving Clerk

3/29/43
4/28/44
$1.05

 

" "
5/1/44
3/14/47
$1.15

Second Warning 11/2/45, coming to work intoxicated

" "
3/17/47
7/25/47
$1.25

 

Shipping /Receiving Clerk

7/28/47
4/4/49
$1.40

Third Warning 4/1/49,absent in jail, misdemeanor assault, demoted

Freight Handler

4/5/49
6/16/50
$1.30

 

" "
6/19/50
11/30/51
$1.44

 

" "
12/3/51
5/22/53
$1.60

Fourth Warning 5/22/53, fighting on company property, pay cut

" "
5/25/53
11/27/53
$1.50

 

Shipping /Receiving Clerk

11/30/53
9/26/55
$1.75

Fifth Warning 6/30/54, fighting on company property, week without pay

" "
9/26/55
12/6/57
$1.85

11/19/56 denied request for promotion to shipping mgr., Hadley is not a good candidate for position, noted for tardiness, fighting, valuable to Co. in present position

" "
12/9/57
4/11/58
$1.95

NOTE: Union Sympathizer/troublemaker

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