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Florence Hilgermann Brace

librarian

Florence Hilgermann Brace was American librarian.

Background

Brace, Florence Hilgermann was born on August 4, 1914 in Milwaukee. Daughter of George and Mary Jane (Higgins) Hilgermann.

Education

Student, Gulf Park Junior College, University Minnesota, 1932—1936. Student, Gulf Park Junior College, University Minnesota, 1953. Student, University Houston, 1968—1970.

Career

Copywriter Dayton's Store, Minneapolis, 1937—1940, senior fashion copywriter, 1951—1959. Senior fashion copywriter, promotion adviser Stix, Baer & Fuller, St. Louis, 1943—1948. Manager advertising and public relations Mindlin's Fashion Store, Kansas City, 1948—1950.

Library research promotions Friendswood Development Company, Subsidiary Exxon Company, Houston, 1981—1984.

Membership

Past board directors, fundraiser Women's Advertising Clubs, St. Louis, Minneapolis, Kansas City, Missouri. Past volunteer fundraiser for various charities Cuernavaca, Mexico. Past volunteer American Red Cross.

Member of Daughters of the American Revolution, National Association of Female Executives, Memorial Women's Association, Texas Association Realtors, Yankee Women's Service Club (Edmonton, Canada), Minneapolis Women's Club, Delta Gamma.

Connections

Married Sears Webster Brace, November 30, 1940 (divorced 1950).

father:
George Hilgermann

mother:
Mary Jane (Higgins) Hilgermann

spouse:
Sears Webster Brace