Louise Hicks Walker Doan, mother of NIU professor Carole Minor

Louise Hicks Walker Doan (1920-2001) was born in Rutherford County, North Carolina. She was a registered nurse and served as a lieutenant in the Army Air Corps during World War II. For most of her career, she was the nursing supervisor at the Norris Biggs Clinic at Rutherford Hospital in Rutherfordton, N.C. Mrs. Doan was the mother of NIU Presidential Teaching Professor, Carole Walker Minor, Department of Counseling, Adult and Health Education. (Carole Minor)