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Former alderman dies

Former Evanston Alderman Frank K. Hoover has died.

The Chicago Tribune reports Hoover, 88, died Sept. 22 at Evanston Hospital.

Hoover served on the Evanston City Council from 1957 to 1962 as a 3rd Ward alderman and then from 1965 to 1981 as a 1st Ward aldermen.

Hoover, a World War II veteran, grew up in Evanston. He worked in the chemical industry after earning a degree in chemical engineering from Cornell University.

In addition to his service on the City Council, Hoover also served on the board of Evanston Hospital and Presbyterian Homes.

A memorial service is scheduled for 4 p.m. Monday at  First Presbyterian Church of Evanston, 1427 Chicago Ave., where he had served as an elder.

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