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Florence Hilgermann Brace

Florence Hilgermann Brace was American librarian.


  • Brace, Florence Hilgermann was born on August 4, 1914 in Milwaukee. Daughter of George and Mary Jane (Higgins) Hilgermann.

  • Education

    • Student, Gulf Park Junior College, University Minnesota, 1932—1936. Student, Gulf Park Junior College, University Minnesota, 1953. Student, University Houston, 1968—1970.


    • Copywriter Dayton's Store, Minneapolis, 1937—1940, senior fashion copywriter, 1951—1959. Senior fashion copywriter, promotion adviser Stix, Baer & Fuller, St. Louis, 1943—1948. Manager advertising and public relations Mindlin's Fashion Store, Kansas City, 1948—1950.

      Library research promotions Friendswood Development Company, Subsidiary Exxon Company, Houston, 1981—1984.


    Party affiliation: Republican


    Denomination: Episcopalian


    Past board directors, fundraiser Women's Advertising Clubs, St. Louis, Minneapolis, Kansas City, Missouri. Past volunteer fundraiser for various charities Cuernavaca, Mexico. Past volunteer American Red Cross.

    Member of Daughters of the American Revolution, National Association of Female Executives, Memorial Women's Association, Texas Association Realtors, Yankee Women's Service Club (Edmonton, Canada), Minneapolis Women's Club, Delta Gamma.


    • Married Sears Webster Brace, November 30, 1940 (divorced 1950).
    • father: George Hilgermann
    • mother: Mary Jane (Higgins) Hilgermann
    • spouse: Sears Webster Brace
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    Born August 4, 1914
    Died May 25, 2006
    (aged 91)
    • 1953
      Gulf Park Junior College
    • 1937 - 1940
      Copywriter, Dayton's Store
      Minneapolis, Minnesota, United States
    • 1943 - 1948
      senior, fashion copywriter
    • 1948 - 1950
      manager, advertising and public relations Mindlin's Fashion Store
      Kansas City, Missouri, United States
    • 1981 - 1984
      library research promotions Friendswood Development Company
      Houston, Texas, United States