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library educator

Howard Woodrow Winger, American library educator. Served with United States Army, 1942-1944. Member American Library Association (member council 1956-1960), Association of America Library Schools (secretary 1953-1956), Beta Phi Mu (international president 1977), Tau Kappa Alpha. Club: Quadrangle (Chicago).

Background

Winger, Howard Woodrow was born on October 29, 1914 in Marion, Indiana, United States. Son of Joseph Pendleton and Amanda Ellen (Shoemaker) Winger.

Education

Bachelor of Arts with high distinction, Manchester College, 1936; Doctor of Laws, Manchester College, 1975; Bachelor of Science, George Peabody College, 1945; Master of Sciences, University Illinois, 1948; Doctor of Philosophy, University Illinois, 1953.

Career

Teacher, Swayzee High School, Indiana, 1936-1937; copy writer, Crowell Public Company, Springfield, Ohio., 1937-1938; teacher, Jefferson Township High School, Warren, Indiana, 1940-1942; assistant librarian, University of Illinois at Urbana, 1945-1950; assistant professor, University of Wisconsin -Madison, 1950-1953; assistant professor, Graduate Library School, University of Chicago, 1953-1959; associate professor, Graduate Library School, University of Chicago, 59-68; professor, Graduate Library School, University of Chicago, 1968-1981; dean, Graduate Library School, University of Chicago, 1972-1977. Board library directors Park Forest Public Library, Illinois, 1955-1961.

Membership

Served with United States Army, 1942-1944. Member American Library Association (member council 1956-1960), Association of America Library Schools (secretary 1953-1956), Beta Phi Mu (international president 1977), Tau Kappa Alpha. Club: Quadrangle (Chicago).

Connections

Married Helen Margaret Gray, December 25, 1941. Children– John, Michael, Philip, Elizabeth, Robert.

father:
Joseph Pendleton Winger

mother:
Amanda Ellen (Shoemaker) Winger

spouse:
Helen Margaret Gray

child:
Philip Winger

child:
Robert Winger

child:
Michael Winger

child:
John Winger

child:
Elizabeth Winger