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American Library Association's Honorary Member Listing

NAMES

TITLE

YEAR
ELECTED

Aiken, The Hon. George*

U.S. Congressman

1982

Allain, Alex P.*

Intellectual Freedom Advocate

1975

Asheim, Lester E.*

Library Educator

1984

Austin, Edwin C.

Chicago Lawyer, ALA Trustee

1963

Avram, Henriette*

MARC format Developer

1997

Baker, Augusta*

Children’s Librarian

1975

Barnard, Henry*

U.S. Commissioner of Education

1893

Becker, Joseph*

Information Scientist

1992

Berman, Sanford

Cataloging Theorist

2004

Bishop, William Warner*†

University Librarian

1951

Bowker, Richard Rogers*

Publisher

1933

Brademas, The Hon. John

U.S. Congressman

1981

Brown, Charles Harvey*†

University Librarian

1954

Bush, Barbara

U.S. First Lady

1990

Carnegie, Andrew*

Benefactor

1899

Carson, Johnny*

Television Personality

1983

Carter, Jimmy

U.S. President

1994

Chancellor, John Miller*

Librarian, U.S. Bureau of Prisons

1962

Chapman, Theodore S.*

ALA Attorney

1942

Cheney, Frances Neel*

Library Educator

1978

Clapp, Verner Warren*

Council on Library Resources President

1967

Clements, William L.*

Benefactor

1933

Clift, David H.*

ALA Executive Director

1972

Cohen, David

Intellectual Freedom/Multicultural
Librarianship Advocate

2007

Cole, Fred C.*

Council on Library Resources President

1978

Collins, The Hon. Ross A.*

U.S. Congressman

1938

Cooke, Eileen*

ALA Washington Office Director

1996

Coolidge, Elizabeth Sprague*

Benefactor

1930

Dalton, Jack*

Library Educator

1983

Dix, William S.*†

University Librarian

1978

Douglas, The Hon. William O.*

U.S. Supreme Court Justice

1975

Downs, Robert B.*†

University Librarian

1976

Eames, Wiberforce*

Scholar and Librarian

1933

Eastman, Linda A.*†

Public Librarian

1954

Eliot, Charles William*

University President

1879

Elliott, The Hon. Carl A.*

U.S. Congressman

1982

Ellsworth, Ralph E.*

University Librarian

1988

Evans, Charles*

Bibliographer

1933

Evans, Luther H.*

Librarian of Congress

1972

Finley, John H.*

Educator

1939

Fiske, Willard*

 

   1895**

Fogarty, The Hon. John E.*

U.S. Congressman

1966

Ford, The Hon. Wendell

U.S. Congressman

1998

Ford, The Hon. William

U.S. Congressman

1984

Francis, Sir Frank*

British Museum Director

1971

Frase, Robert W.*

Publishing Executive

1991

Gates, Bill

Microsoft Founder

1998

Gates, Melinda

Microsoft Founder

1998

Gaver, Mary V.*†

Library Educator

1976

Gilman, Daniel Coit*

University President

   1895**

Gittings, Barbara * Gay Rights Activist

2007**

Grant, Edwin H.*

 

   1895**

Grant, S. Hastings* University Librarian

1895**

Gregorian, Vartan

University Librarian and Fund Raiser

2000

Guild, Reuben Aldridge*

University Librarian

1895**

Hagemeyer, Alice L. Deaf Community Advocate

2007

Haines, Helen E.*†

Library Educator

1951 

Hale, Edward Everett*

 

1895**

Harris, Ezekiel A.*

 

1895** 

Hatfield, The Hon. Mark

U.S. Congressman

1996 

Haviland, Virginia*

Children’s Librarian

1982

Hill, Frank Pierce*

Public Librarian

1940

Hill, The Hon. Lister*

U.S. Congressman

1956

Hoover, Herbert Clark*

U.S. President

1929

Hornback, Miriam L.*

ALA Board & Council Secretariat

1991

Horrocks, Norman

Library Educator and Publisher

2004

Javits, The Hon. Jacob*

U.S. Congressman

1981

Jencks, Charles W.*

 

1895**

Joeckel, Carleton B.*

Library Educator

1954 

Jones, Clara Stanton †

Public Librarian

1983

Jones, Virginia Lacy*

Library Educator

1976

Josey, E.J.†

Library Educator

2002

Kassebaum, The Hon. Nancy

U.S. Congresswoman

1996

Keppel, Frederick P.*

Carnegie Foundation President

1942

Kilgour, Frederick G.*

OCLC Director

1982

Krettek, Germaine*

ALA Washington Office Director

1973

Lester, Robert MacDonald*

Carnegie Foundation official

1951

Liebaers, Herman

Royal Librarian, Belgium

1976

Low, Edmon*

University Librarian

1976

Lubetzky, Seymour*

Cataloging Theorist

2002

Lydenberg, Harry Miller*†

Public Librarian

1952

Martin, Allie Beth*†
(Special Centennial Honorary Membership)

Public Librarian

1976

Martin, Lowell A.*

Library Educator

1979

Mathews, Virginia H.

Underserved Populations Advocate

1994

Melcher, Daniel*

Publisher

1976

Melcher, Frederick G.*

Publisher

1945

Metcalf, Keyes DeWitt*†

University Librarian

1963

Milam, Carl Hastings*

ALA Executive Secretary

1954

Moon, Eric †

Library Editor

1987

Moore, Bessie B.*

Library Advocate

1980

Mora, Pat Author

2008

Morris, Effie Lee Retired Coordinator of Children's Services to the San Francisco Public Library

    2008     

Morrison, Samuel F.

Public Librarian

2003

Morton, Elizabeth Homer*

Canadian Library Assn. Executive Director

1970

Nelson, Charles Alexander*

Academic Librarian

1927

Owens, The Hon. Major

U.S. Congressman

1987

Patterson, Lotsee F.

Indigenous Libraries Advocate

2005

Pell, The Hon. Claiborne

U.S. Congressman

1983

Perkins, The Hon. Carl*

U.S. Congressman

1975

Powell, Lawrence Clark*

University Librarian

1981

Prince, Frederick O*

Library Trustee

1879

Putnam, Herbert*

Librarian of Congress

1940

Rollins, Charlemae*

Public Librarian

1972