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

Background

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.

Education

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.

Career

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.

Achievements

  • Certified teacher, Indiana.

Works

  • Other Work

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

Politics

Pacifists should be honored because they do not allow us to become complacent about war and violence.

Views

The supportive small group inside the Church is the most powerful tool for people to feel that they belong and also to learn and grow.

Membership

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).

Connections

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

father:
Roy Carson Smith

mother:
Charlotte Louise (Scheurs) Smith

spouse:
George Edward Mountz

child:
Pamela Teeters Mountz McDonald Mountz

child:
Peter Carson Mountz