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Hortensia Rodríguez-Sánchez Stoyan

Hortensia Rodríguez-Sánchez Stoyan, Puerto Rican, American library administrator. Certified public librarian. Board directors Mentally Ill Association, 1984-1998. Member American Association of University Women (board directors 1996, president Queens New York branch 1999-2001).

Background

  • Stoyan, Hortensia Rodríguez-Sánchez was born on June 9, 1917 in Yabucoa, Puerto Rico. Daughter of Antonio and Juana (Sanchez) R.

  • Education

    • Bachelor, University Puerto Rico, Rio Piedras, 1943. Master of Arts, State Teachers College, 1946. Master of Science, Columbia University, 1955.

    Career

    • Teacher elementary and junior High School Town of Juncos (Puerto Rico) Department Education, 1941-1944. Public library Brooklyn Public Library, Brooklyn, 1954-1958. Head library John A. Howe Library, Albany, New York, 1958-1965.

      Assistant director Farmingdale (New York ) Public Library, 1967-1977, retired, 1977.

    Major achievements

    • Certified public librarian.

    Works

    • Author: History of Yabucoa, 1993. Contributor articles Cana Guarapo y Melao, 1995-1998.

    Membership

    Board directors Mentally Ill Association, 1984-1998. Member American Association of University Women (board directors 1996, president Queens New York branch 1999-2001).

    Personality

    Interests

    Poetry.

    Connections

    • Married Hector Aponte (deceased). Children: Gloria, Jose.
    • father: Antonio R.
    • mother: Juana (Sanchez) R.
    • spouse: Hector Aponte
    • children: Gloria Stoyan
    • Jose Stoyan
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    Born June 9, 1917
    Died October 10, 2004
    (aged 87)
    Nationality
    • 1943
      University Puerto Rico
    • 1946
      State Teachers College
    • 1955
      Columbia University
    • 1941 - 1944
      Teacher, elementary and junior High School Town of Juncos (Puerto Rico) Department Education
    • 1954 - 1958
      public library Brooklyn Public Library
      Brooklyn, New York, United States
    • 1958 - 1965
      head, library John A. Howe Library
      Albany, New York, United States