|Birth: ||Sep. 14, 1904|
|Death: ||Jun. 19, 1981|
The son of German-Jewish immigrants, Louis Shores taught English at traditionally black Fisk University. In 1933 he became dean of the library school at George Peabody College for Teachers in Nashville, Tenn., where he received his Ph.D. in 1934. Later, he worked concurrently as dean of the library school at Florida State University (1946-67) and as a consultant to Collier's Encyclopedia.
The Louis Shores Award for excellence in book reviewing for libraries was established in 1990 by the Reference and User Services Association of the American Library Association.
Additional information for this memorial was provided by Linda Harwell. Feb/2012
Memory Gardens Cemetery
Created by: David Woody
Record added: Feb 16, 2009
Find A Grave Memorial# 33891892
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U S Army ~~~~ like any good soldier, he faithfully carried out those orders and precisely on time - as was his habit - he proceeded to his final port of embarkation and peacefully boarded his transport to his final duty station. ~~~~ REST IN PEACE ~~~~|
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