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Librarian

Harold Schworm Hacker, American librarian. Recipient Rochester Civic Medal award, Rochester Museum & Science Center, 1977, Board Regents medal, 1984.

Background

Hacker, Harold Schworm was born on July 9, 1916 in Buffalo. Son of Joseph Frederick and Henrietta Catherine (Schworm) Hacker.

Education

AB, Canisius College, 1937. Doctor of Humane Letters, Canisius College, 1976. Bachelor of Liberal Studies, University Buffalo, 1941.

Career

Director public relations Grosvenor Library., Buffalo, 1941—1944, Buffalo Public Library. & Grosvenor Library, 1945—1946. Administrative assistant Grosvenor Library., 1946—1947, director, 1952—1953.

First. deputy director Erie County Public Library., 1948—1952. Director Rochester (New York ) Public Library. & Monroe County Library.

System, 1954—1978; member Governor Dewey's Committee on Library. Aid, 1949, Reference & Research Resources Committee Commissioner Education, 1960—1962. Vice chairman commissioner Education Committee Public Library.

Service, 1956—1958; chairman, commissioner Education's Committee Library. Development, 1967—1970.

Membership

Fellow: Rochester Museum Arts & Sciences. Member: American Library Association, New York Library. Association (president 1947, Outstanding Advocate Libraries award 1989), Rochester Regional Library.

(trustee, council), Reynolds Library. (president), Rochester Area Educational Television Association 1961-1967, (advisory council member), John F. Wegman Foundation (board director since 1959, president 1972-1974), St. John Fisher College, Governor's Committee Libraries, St. John Fisher College (trustee 1960-1983), Governor's Committee Libraries, Philosophers.

Connections

father:
Joseph Frederick Hacker

mother:
Henrietta Catherine (Schworm) Hacker