Jane Fox was born on August 26, 1921 in Mt. Holly, New Jersey. She worked at a law and real estate office between high school and business school and later worked as a secretary at Fort Dix. Jane’s mother was involved with organizing USO dances, while her father was an air raid warden. After marrying her husband, she worked as a veterinary assistant for him. Jane currently resides in Heron Point where she carves and paints birds.
In this interview, Jane discusses how she knew she wanted to be a secretary since she was a child and, after business school, was able to work as one at Fort Dix where she would verify signatures on wills. Jane speaks about her family’s involvement in the war along with the effects it has on the young men who got drafted. She and her husband Owen moved to Maryland when the war ended. She concludes by speaking on the life she and her husband enjoyed.