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Elizabeth Bayless Hoeft

Elizabeth Bayless Hoeft, American speech and language pathologist. Research Incentive grantee, School District U-46, 1986, American Association of University Women Educational Foundation grantee, 1990; recipient Outstanding Service award to Individuals with Disabilities Elgin Rotary Club, 1991.


  • Hoeft, Elizabeth Bayless was born on August 18, 1942 in Dayton, Ohio, United States. Daughter of G. Harold and Elsie Dorthea (Rigg) Bayless.

  • Education

    • Bachelor, Denison University, Granville, Ohio, 1964. Master of Arts, Northern Illinois University, DeKalb, Illinois, 1970. Postgraduate, University Illinois, Chicago, since 1988.


    • Speech and language pathologist School District U-46, Elgin, Illinois, 1966-1969, 79—, Elgin Easter Seal Center, 1969-1976, Bartlett (Illinois) Learning Center, 1977-1979. Graduate assistant Illinois Institute Development Disabilities, Chicago, 1988-1989. Instructor Northern Illinois University, Lewis University.

      Consultant in field. Lecturer in field.


    Denomination: Lutheran


    Board directors Young Men’s Christian Association, Elgin. Member Elgin Symphony League. Member National Education Association, American Association of University Women (Susan B. Anthony award 1998), Illinois Speech, Language, Hearing Association, American Speech, Language, Hearing Association, Elgin Teachers Association, Illinois Education Association, Delta Delta Delta.





    • Married Douglas Laton Hoeft, August 29, 1964. Children: Brian, Amy.
    • father: G. Harold Bayless
    • mother: Elsie Dorthea (Rigg) Bayless
    • spouse: Douglas Laton Hoeft
    • children: Brian Hoeft
    • Amy Hoeft
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    Born August 18, 1942
    (age 75)