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Librarian

Esther Cagen Raiken, American Librarian. Avocations: reading, walking, traveling F C. National Defense Education Act scholar Kent (Ohio) U., 1964. Member Association Jewish Libraries (award presenter 1991, Best Book of Year award 1991), American Association of University Women, Beta Phi Museum.

Background

Raiken, Esther Cagen was born on December 22, 1907 in Cleveland. Daughter of Charles and Ida (Kaufman) Hirsch.

Education

Bachelor of Science, Western Reserve University, 1962. Master of Library Science, Western Reserve University, 1963.

Career

Head children's room, Lee Branch Library., Cleveland Heights, Ohio., 1953-1957;head Fairfax School library, Cleveland Heights School Library. System, 1957-1969;instructor children's literature, Case Western Reserve U., Cleveland, 1964-1967;instructor children's literature, Cleveland State University, 1967-1969;director pilot media center, Belvoir Elementary School, Cleveland Heights, 1969-1974. Library Convent of Sacred Heart, San Francisco, 1974-1976, Congregation Sherith Israel, San Francisco, since 1980.

Achievements

  • Avocations: reading, walking, traveling F C.

Membership

Member Association Jewish Libraries (award presenter 1991, Best Book of Year award 1991), American Association of University Women, Beta Phi Museum.

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Reading, walking, travel.

Connections

Married Samuel Lawrence Cagen, June 18, 1934 (deceased January 1982). Children: Lenore, Barbara (deceased), Robert. Married Oscar Harris Raiken, September 18, 1988.

father:
Charles Hirsch

mother:
Ida (Kaufman) Hirsch

spouses:
Samuel Lawrence Cagen

Oscar Harris Raiken

children:
Lenore Raiken

Barbara Raiken (deceased)

Robert Raiken