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librarian , writer

Frank Stanley Flider, American librarian, writer. Named Honorary Citizen, City Paris, 1951; named to Ohio Women's Hall of Fame, Columbus, 1982; recipient Certified Columbus Art League, Valley Forge honor certified Freedoms Foundation, 1976.

Background

Flider, Frank Stanley was born on November 20, 1902 in Ohio, United States. Son of Karl Howland and Bertye (Young) Williams.

Education

Student, University Cincinnati, 1924. Student, University Cincinnati, Columbia, 1931. Student, Nanking (China) Language College, 1926.

Student, Graduate School Certified Jesus College. Student, Oxford University, 1969.

Career

Radio commentator WKRC, Cincinnati, 1934, WSAI, Cincinnati, 1938. Commentator WCPO-television, Cincinnati, 1939—1944. Lecturer fashions University Cincinnati Evening College, 1941—1944.

Special events coordinator Mabley & Carew Department Store, 1951—1966. Model McCall Patterns-Singer Sewing Machine Company. Director Martha Kinney Cooper Ohioana Library Association, Columbus, Ohio, 1966—1977.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Contributor articles to professional journals. Editor: Yearbook, 1966-1977. Author: (book) Stories (also in Chinese), Spaceships of the Ancients, Korean Legends, 1979, A Walk among the Clouds, 1980, Why The Cock Crows Three Times, 1980, The Gazelle and the Hunter, 1980.

Membership

Member literature panel Ohio Arts Council, 1966—1970. Board directors Ohio Poetry Day, 1968—1977. Member of Kappa Kappa Gamma (Achievement award 1974), Sigma Delta Chi, Daughters of the American Revolution, National League American Pen Women, MacDowell Society, Women Communications (president 1973-1974), Ohio Press Women, World Association Women Journalists and Writers, English Speaking Union (branch president 1966-1969), Overseas Press Club America.

Connections

Married Warren Massey Foley, February 25, 1924. Children: Williams Massey, Karlanne.

father:
Karl Howland Williams

mother:
Bertye (Young) Williams

spouse:
Warren Massey Foley

child:
Williams Massey Flider

child:
Karlanne Flider