Krug, Judith F. (1940-2009) | The American Library Association Archives
Name: Krug, Judith F. (1940-2009)
Historical Note: Judith Fingeret Krug was born in Pittsburgh in 1940. She began her library career as a reference librarian at Chicago's John Crerar Library in 1962. Later, she was hired as a cataloguer at Northwestern University's dental school library, from 1963-65. She joined the ALA as a research analyst from 1965-67. Then Krug became the director of the Office of Intellectual Freedom in 1967, also taking over the duties of executive director of the Freedom to Read Foundation, positions that she would hold for over 40 years. Krug passed away on April 11, 2009 (1).
Sources: 1. "Judith Krug, librarian, tireless advocate for First Amendment rights, dies," ALA Public Information Office, April 13, 2009, http://www.ala.org/news/news/pressreleases2009/april2009/oifkrug.