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Annie Laurie Etchison

Annie Laurie Etchison, American librarian. Decorated United States Army Meritorious Service medal Armed Forces Achievement Citation.

Background

  • Etchison, Annie Laurie was born on December 5, 1908 in Cana, North Carolina, United States. Daughter of John W. and Nana (Cain) Etchison.

  • Education

    • AB, Western Reserve University, 1939. Bachelor of Liberal Studies, 1940.

    Career

    • Library. Cleveland Public Library., 1941—1942. Chief library Langley Air Force Base, Virginia, 1942—1944. Supervisory library United States Army, Hawaii, 1945.

      Chief library Armed Forces Western Pacific, Okinawa, Philippines, 1945—1946. Command library 2d Military District United States Army, Europe, 1947—1948, Headquarters United States Air Force, Alaska, 1950—1952. Library recruitment Department Army, Washington, 1952—1954.

      Chief library Fort Bragg, North Carolina, 1957—1963. Staff library Headquarters 3d United States Army, Atlanta, 1963—1972. Library director United States Army Europe, 1972—1978.

      Consultant automation libraries and library design.

    Connections

    • father: John W. Etchison
    • mother: Nana (Cain) Etchison
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    Born December 5, 1908
    Nationality
    • 1939
      Western Reserve University
    • 1941 - 1942
      Library Cleveland Public Library
    • 1942 - 1944
      chief library Langley Air Force Base
      Virginia, United States
    • 1945
      supervisory, library United States Army
      Hawaii, United States
    • 1945 - 1946
      chief library Armed Forces Western Pacific
      Okinawa, Japan
    • 1947 - 1948
      command library 2d Military District United States Army
      Europe
    • 1950 - 1952
      command library 2d Military District United States Army
      Alaska, United States
    • 1952 - 1954
      library recruitment Department Army
      Washington, United States
    • 1957 - 1963
      chief library Fort Bragg
      North Carolina, United States
    • 1963 - 1972
      staff library Headquarters 3d United States Army
      Atlanta, North-West, South Africa
    • 1972 - 1978
      library director, United States Army Europe
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