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


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


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


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.


John W. Etchison

Nana (Cain) Etchison