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Alice Palo Hook, American librarian. Member of Alpha Xi Delta, Special Libraries Association, American Library Association, Ohio Library., Altrusa, College, Cincinnati Woman's.

Background

Hook, Alice Palo was born on February 4, 1909 in Superior, Wisconsin, United States. Daughter of Elmer George and Helen (Payne) Palo.

Education

Bachelor of Science, University Minnesota, 1930.

Career

Assistant in order department University Minnesota, 1930. Taft order library University Cincinnati, 1931—1937. Head acquisition department, 1943—1946.

Order library Temple University, Philadelphia, 1937—1943. Library History and Philosophical Society of Ohio, Cincinnati, 1947—1963, Cincinnati Art Museum, 1964—1974. Member volunteer canteen corps American Red Cross, 1941—1963.

Board directors Cincinnati Metropolitan Young Women’s Christian Association, 1957—1970. Recording secretary board directors, 1959—1961. Public relations chairman, 1961—1964, 1968.

Women's board directors Clovernook Home for Blind, 1974—1986. Chairman, trustee, 1978—1980.

Membership

Member of Alpha Xi Delta, Special Libraries Association, American Library Association, Ohio Library., Altrusa, College, Cincinnati Woman's.

Connections

Married Norris M. Hook, June 21, 1945 (deceased).

father:
Elmer George Palo

mother:
Helen (Payne) Palo

spouse:
Norris M. Hook