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Phyllis Graham Stigall

Phyllis Graham Stigall was American librarian. Member American Association of University Women, League of Women Voters (chapter board directors, president 1947-1966).

Background

  • Stigall, Phyllis Graham was born on October 3, 1917 in Fort Wayne, Indiana, United States. Daughter of Edwin James and Mary Josephine (Palmer) Graham.

  • Education

    • Associate of Arts, Stephens College, 1937. AB, Northwestern University, 1939. Master of Arts in Liberal Studies, University Michigan, 1952.

    Career

    • Assistant counselor Stephens College, Columbia, Missouri, 1939-1942. Assistant to director United Service Organizations-Young Women’s Christian Association Clubs, various locations, 1942-1946. Co-director University Michigan Community Center, Ann Arbor and Willow Run, 1946-1947.

      Library, dean, instructor Lincoln (Illinois) College, 1952-1966. Manager publications and libraries International Business Machines Corporation Research Center, Yorktown Heights, New York, 1966-1988.

    Works

    • Author: Notes on 46 Women Writers, 1991, Journeys of the Brave, 1992, Ireland: Reader's Guide. Women, 1995. Co-editor: I Couldn't be Better, 2002.

    Politics

    Party affiliation: Democrat

    Religion

    Denomination: Episcopalian

    Membership

    Member American Association of University Women, League of Women Voters (chapter board directors, president 1947-1966).

    Personality

    Interests

    Photography, research, biography, history, genealogy.

    Connections

    • Married Richard Patten Pooley, April 4, 1943 (deceased December 1950). 1 child Samuel Graham Pooley. Married William Jasper Stigall Junior, August 11, 1956 (deceased September 2001).
    • father: Edwin James Graham
    • mother: Mary Josephine (Palmer) Graham
    • spouses: Richard Patten Pooley
    • William Jasper Stigall Junior
    • child: Samuel Graham Pooley Stigall
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    Born October 3, 1917
    Nationality
    • 1937
      Stephens College
    • 1939
      Northwestern University
    • 1952
      University Michigan
    • 1939 - 1942
      Assistant, counselor Stephens College
      Columbia, Missouri, United States
    • 1942 - 1946
      assistant, to director United Service Organizations-Young Women's Christian Association Clubs
    • 1946 - 1947
      co-director University Michigan Community Center
    • 1952 - 1966
      library
      Dean, Victoria, Australia
    • 1966 - 1988
      manager, publications and libraries International Business Machines Corporation Research Center
      Yorktown Heights, New York, United States
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