A few months back, I was asked via Twitter if I’d ever come across a person named “Hot Mess.”
Nope. So I did some research to see if I could track one down.
Though quest was unsuccessful, it did help me discover five people named Hot Shot (or Hotshot). Two were in Texas, two were in Louisiana, and one was in Mississippi. Most were born in the early 1900s.
Here’s Hotshot Davis of Mississippi on the 1940 Census:
He was 8 years old at the time.