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Grace Isabel Hooper

Grace Isabel Hooper, American library educator. Certified secondary school teacher, Ohio. Recipient Martha Holden Jennings Foundation award, 1975, 84.


  • Hooper, Grace Isabel was born on July 1, 1918 in Cleveland. Daughter of Cornelius Fitzgerald and Grace Evelyn (True) Maloney.

  • Education

    • AB, Ursuline College for Women, Cleveland, 1941. Master of Library Science, Case Western Reserve University, 1945.


    • Media specialist University School for Boys, Hunting Valley, Ohio, 1965-1969. Library director Elyria (Ohio) High School, 1969-1979. Research librarian Magnificat High School, Rocky River, Ohio, from 1979.

    Major achievements

    • Certified secondary school teacher, Ohio.


    Party affiliation: Republican


    Denomination: Roman Catholic


    President Great Lakes secondary curriculum Youth for Tomorrow's Lakes, Inc., Elyria, since 1983. Trustee Cleveland Waterfront Coalition, since 1986. Member American Association University Women, Ohio Retired Teachers Association, Great Lakes History Society, Altrusa International (president Elyria chapter 1978-1980, Rocky River, since 1983).



    Reading, music, travel, ice skating, sailing.


    • Married John George Hooper, April 18, 1953 (deceased July 1973). Children: John David, Dale Thomas.
    • father: Cornelius Fitzgerald Maloney
    • mother: Grace Evelyn (True) Maloney
    • spouse: John George Hooper
    • children: John David Hooper
    • Dale Thomas Hooper
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    Born July 1, 1918
    Died March 11, 2008
    (aged 89)
    • 1941
      Ursuline College for Women
    • 1945
      Case Western Reserve University
    • 1965 - 1969
      Media specialist, University School for Boys
      Ohio, United States
    • 1969 - 1979
      library director, Elyria (Ohio) High School