05 September 1947: Two divorces were granted Thursday by Judge George Allison: Ruby J. Jennings was divorced from J. Howard Jennings for gross neglect of duty and her maiden name of Ruby J. Lewis was restored. A decree was granted Delores M. Cornelson from James K. Cornelson on similar grounds. Her maiden name of Delores M. Hopkins was restored. (Kansan).
12 September 1947: Edward O. Thornton was granted a divorce from Evelyn F. Thornton on the grounds of cruelty and gross neglect. A property settlement was approved. the court retained jurisdiction of an 11-year old minor son for the purpose of making an order as to its custody and support. (Kansan).