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Grace Isabel Hooper

library educator

Grace Isabel Hooper, American library educator. Certified secondary school teacher, Ohio. Recipient Martha Holden Jennings Foundation award, 1975, 84.

Background

Hooper, Grace Isabel was born on July 1, 1918 in Cleveland. Daughter of Cornelius Fitzgerald and Grace Evelyn (True) Maloney.

Education

AB, Ursuline College for Women, Cleveland, 1941. Master of Library Science, Case Western Reserve University, 1945.

Career

Media specialist University School for Boys, Hunting Valley, Ohio, 1965-1969. Library director Elyria (Ohio) High School, 1969-1979. Research librarian Magnificat High School, Rocky River, Ohio, from 1979.

Achievements

  • Certified secondary school teacher, Ohio.

Membership

President Great Lakes secondary curriculum Youth for Tomorrow's Lakes, Inc., Elyria, since 1983. Trustee Cleveland Waterfront Coalition, since 1986. Member American Association University Women, Ohio Retired Teachers Association, Great Lakes History Society, Altrusa International (president Elyria chapter 1978-1980, Rocky River, since 1983).

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Reading, music, travel, ice skating, sailing.

Connections

Married John George Hooper, April 18, 1953 (deceased July 1973). Children: John David, Dale Thomas.

father:
Cornelius Fitzgerald Maloney

mother:
Grace Evelyn (True) Maloney

spouse:
John George Hooper

children:
John David Hooper

Dale Thomas Hooper