Shirley Mendel Simon Edit Profile
Bachelor of Science in Education, Chicago Teachers College, 1939; postgraduate, University of Chicago, 1940-1941; postgraduate, University of Wisconsin, 1944.
Children's library, Chicago Public Library., 1939-1942, 45-48; civilian instructor, United States Air Force, Chicago and Madison, Wisconsin, 1942-1945; teacher, Chicago Public Schools, 1948-1957; reference library, Gail Borden Public Library., Elgin, Illinois, since 1972. Consultant in horticulture.
Environmental chairman League of Women Voters, Crystal Lake and Elgin, Illinois. Vice president Beautification Commission, Elgin, 1976-1985. Member American Association of University Women (Susan B. Anthony award, Educational Foundation Named grant 1981), League of Women Voters (treasurer 1994—1999), Illinois Library.
Association, Landscape Design Critics Council (secretary 1987-1989), Nature Study and Camera Club of Morton Arboretum (secretary 1982), Hadassah (life member, Elgin chapter, publicity chairman 1986-1987, treasurer 1988-1991), Art For All, Foy Valky Camera Club.
Married Wilbur Simon, May 2, 1957 (deceased December 15, 1984). Children: Eleanor A., Miriam R.
1939 - 1942
1942 - 1945
1948 - 1957
1972 - 1998