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Patricia Althen Cannon

Patricia Althen Cannon, American librarian, writer.

Background

  • Cannon, Patricia Althen was born on February 26, 1947 in Granite City, Illinois, United States. Daughter of Eugene and Miriam (Knowles) Althen.

  • Education

    • Bachelor of Science in Psychology, West Texas State University, 1976. Master of Arts in Junior College Teaching, West Texas State University, 1978. Master of Library Science, Texas Woman's University, 1982.

      Doctor of Philosophy in Library Science, Texas Woman's University, 1988.

    Career

    • Area office manager Selective Service System, Dallas Naval Air Station, Texas, 1979-1984. Vocational evaluation program director Goodwill Rehabilitation Center, Amarillo, 1979-1980. Researcher personnel department City of Fort Worth, 1981.

      Branch reference librarian Amarillo Public Library, 1981-1982, branch director, 1983-1985. Assistant librarian office products division Xerox Information Services, Dallas, 1982. Graduate teaching assistant School Library and Information Studies, Texas Woman's University, Denton, 1985-1987.

      Assistant professor department library and information studies Northern Illinois University, DeKalb, 1987—1994. Freelance writer.

    Connections

    • Married Marvin E. Watson Junior, June 26, 1967 (divorced 1975). Married Thomas Milton Cannon Junior, December 24, 1982.
    • father: Eugene Althen
    • mother: Miriam (Knowles) Althen
    • spouses: Marvin E. Watson Junior
    • Thomas Milton Cannon Junior
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    Born February 26, 1947
    (age 69)
    Nationality
    • 1976
      West Texas State University
    • 1978
      West Texas State University
    • 1982
      Texas Woman's University
    • 1988
      Texas Woman's University
    • 1979 - 1984
      Area office manager, Selective Service System
      Texas, United States
    • 1979 - 1980
      vocational evaluation program director, Goodwill Rehabilitation Center
      Amarillo, Texas, United States
    • 1981
      researcher, personnel department City of Fort Worth
    • 1982
      assistant, librarian office products division Xerox Information Services
      Dallas, Texas, United States
    • 1985 - 1987
      graduate teaching assistant, School Library and Information Studies
      Denton, Maryland, United States
    • 1987 - 1994
      assistant, professor department library and information studies Northern Illinois University
      Dekalb, Illinois, United States
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