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Cecile Colleen Cress was American librarian. Recipient Ace of Clubs award American Contract Bridge League, 1988, 89.

Background

Cress, Cecile Colleen was born on February 26, 1914 in Colorado Springs, Colorado, United States. Daughter of John Leo and Elizabeth Veronica (Rouse) Haley.

Education

Bachelor, Adams State College, 1936. Master of Arts in English, Colorado College, 1964. Master of Library Science, Denver University, 1970.

Career

5th grade teacher, Westcliffe (Colorado) Elementary, 1953-1956;English teacher, Penrose (Colorado) High School, 1956-1959;English-social studies teacher, Excelsior Junior High, School District 70, Pueblo, Colorado, 1959-1964;library, Pueblo County High, School District 70, Pueblo, 1964-1980;library, National College/Pueblo Branch, 1980-1991;cataloger in library, Pueblo Community College, since 1992.

Membership

Tutor adult literacy program South Center Board Cooperative Superior vena cava syndrome, 1991. Member Pueblo Retired School Employees (vice president 1990-1992, president 1982-1984, state board 1982-1986, secretary 1995-1997), Colorado Library. Association, Unit 367 American Contract Bridge Association, Irish Club Pueblo (president 1995-1996), Welsh Terrier Club Colorado, Alpha Delta Kappa (Pueblo chapter, president 1976-1978, state historian 1980-1982, state board 1980-1982, recording secretary 1994-1998), American Contract Bridge League (vice president unit 367 since 1998).

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Avocations: duplicate bridge, Welsh Terriers, traveling.

Connections

Married Arthur Henry Cress, May 8, 1937 (divorced 1960). Children: Ronnie Lou Kordick, Dan, Elaine.

father:
John Leo Haley

mother:
Elizabeth Veronica (Rouse) Haley

spouse:
Arthur Henry Cress

child:
Ronnie Lou Kordick Cress

child:
Dan Cress

child:
Elaine Cress