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Doris Lillian Kazell

Doris Lillian Kazell, American librarian. Recipient Literacy award Racine Kenosha Reading Council, 1993; Doris Lillian Kazell gift named in her honor to Wisconsin Education Foundation, American Association of University Women, 1990-1991.

Background

  • Kazell, Doris Lillian was born on December 2, 1917 in Chaffee, North Dakota, United States. Daughter of John Frederick and Lillian Henrietta Paulina (Kopischke) Martin.

  • Education

    • Bachelor of Science in Education, State Teachers College, 1940. British Society for Literature and Science, University Minnesota, 1948. Medical Science Liaison Society, University Wisconsin, 1977.

      Certified professional development, University Wisconsin, 1988.

    Career

    • Teacher, library Beltrami (Minnesota) School, 1940-1941, Beaver Creek (Minnesota) School, 1941-1942, Atwater (Minnesota) School, 1942-1943. Hospital recreation worker American Red Cross, Kansas, Illinois, 1943-1946. Teacher, library Ferry Hall, Lake Forest, 1946-1947.

      Junior high teacher, library Cleveland Hts. Ohio, 1948-1949; reformed library General Motors Simmons Library., Kenosha, Wisconsin, 1950-1952. Elementary school library Unified School District 1, 1966-1988.

      Presenter early childhood conference University Wisconsin, Menominee.

    Religion

    Denomination: Lutheran

    Membership

    Reader EARS tapes for blind and legally blind, Kenosha, 1991-1996. Member American Association of University Women (education chair local branch 1993, community network chair since 1998), International Reading Association (publication committee since 1994), Association for Childhood Education International (international publication committee 1991-1994), Wisconsin Library. Association (awards committee 1994-1997), Wisconsin State Library.

    Association (awards and honors committee since 1994), Wisconsin State Reading Association, Cooperative Children's Book Center.

    Personality

    Interests

    Gardening, childrens literature.

    Connections

    • Married Josef Kazell, June 9, 1951. Children: David, Marla, Susan, Alan.
    • father: John Frederick Martin
    • mother: Lillian Henrietta Paulina (Kopischke) Martin
    • spouse: Josef Kazell
    • children: David Kazell
    • Marla Kazell
    • Susan Kazell
    • Alan Kazell
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    Born December 2, 1917
    Nationality
    • 1940
      State Teachers College
    • 1948
      University Minnesota
    • 1977
      University Wisconsin
    • 1988
      University Wisconsin
    • 1940 - 1941
      Teacher
    • 1941 - 1942
      Teacher
    • 1942 - 1943
      Teacher
    • 1943 - 1946
      hospital recreation worker, American Red Cross
      Kansas, United States
    • 1946 - 1947
      teacher
      Lake Forest, Illinois, United States
    • 1948 - 1949
      junior high teacher
    • 1950 - 1952
      reformed library General Motors Simmons Library
      Kenosha, Wisconsin, United States
    • 1966 - 1988
      elementary school library Unified School District 1
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