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Louise Carson Smith Mountz was American librarian. Certified teacher, Indiana.


Mountz, Louise Carson Smith was born on October 20, 1911 in Fond Du Lac, Wisconsin, United States. Daughter of Roy Carson and Charlotte Louise (Scheurs) Smith.


Student, Western College for Women, 1931. AB, The Ohio State University, 1933. Master of Arts, Ball State University, 1962.

Postgraduate, Manchester College, 1954. Postgraduate, Indiana University, 1961.


Teacher, Monroeville (Indiana) High School, 1953-1954;teacher, Riverdale High School, St. Joe, Indiana, 1954-1955;library, High School, Avilla, Indiana, 1955-1958;head library, Penn High School, Mishawaka, Indiana, 1958-1967;head library, Northwood Junior High School, Fort Wayne, Indiana, 1967-1969;head library, McIntosh Junior High School, Auburn, Indiana, 1969-1974;director, Media Center DeKalb Junior High School, Auburn, Indiana, 1974-1978;retired, 1978;consultant media center planning, Penn-Harris-Madison School Corporation, Mishawaka, 1966-1967.


  • Certified teacher, Indiana.


  • Other Work

    • Author: Biographies for Junior High Schools and Correlated Audio-Visual Materials, 1970. Contributor articles to professional journals.


The Covenant is the means of grace by which the relationship with God is accepted and then sustained. It is therefore not so much about getting in to a relationship with God as it is about staying in it.


God calls for justice for those, who are oppressed by the powers of the day. Therefore Christians should be involved in political life.


Church decisions should be made as openly as possible, giving opportunities for all to contribute. It is important for all views to be heard and taken seriously, especially where Christians disagree.


Board directors DeKalb County chapter American Red Cross, 1938-1942, 51-53, DeKalb County Heart Association, 1946-1952, DeKalb County Community Concert Association, 1946-1958, American Field Service Mishawaka chapter, 1960-1967. Member Fort Wayne Philharmonic Orchestra Association, Fort Wayne Art Museum, DeKalb County History Society, Garrett History Society, DeKalb County Genealogy Society, Acres Landtrust, Preservation of DeKalb County Heritage Association, DeKalb Memorial Hospital Women's Guild, also life member. Member Indiana School Librarians Association (director 1963-1967), International Association School Librarianship, Indiana Association Educational Communication and Technology, Association Indiana Media Educators, National Retired Teachers Associations, National Trust History Preservation, History Landmarks Foundation Indiana, Delta Kappa Gamma (charter member, Beta Beta chapter), Kappa Kappa Kappa (pr. officer 1941-1945, president Alpha Chi chapter 1938-1940, organizer Garrett Associate chapter president Garrett Associate chapter 1971-1973), Greenhurst Country Club, Fort Wayne's Women's Club, Athena Literature Club (honorary), Ladies Literature Club of Auburn (honorary), Delta Delta Delta (house president).


Married George Edward Mountz, May 4, 1935 (deceased October 3 1951). Children: Peter Carson, Pamela Teeters Mountz McDonald.

Roy Carson Smith

Charlotte Louise (Scheurs) Smith

George Edward Mountz

Peter Carson Mountz

Pamela Teeters Mountz McDonald Mountz