Sokol, Stanley S. 1923-
SOKOL, Stanley S. 1923-
PERSONAL: Born December 15, 1923, in Chicago, IL; son of John B. (a machinist) and Stella (a homemaker; maiden name, Hujar) Sokol. Ethnicity: "Polish American." Education: Attended Century College of Medical Technology. Religion: Roman Catholic.
ADDRESSES: Home—6285 North Northwest Highway, Chicago, IL 60631.
CAREER: Writer. Henryk Wieniawski Chorus, founding member and president, 1983-93; Alliance of Polish Clubs, former vice president and member of board of directors. Military service: U.S. Army, 1943-46; served in the Philippines and Japan; became staff sergeant.
MEMBER: Ĺeczan Social Club (vice president, 1965—).
AWARDS, HONORS: Distinguished Service Citation, Alliance of Polish Clubs, 1985.
The Polish Biographical Dictionary: Profiles of Nearly 900 Poles Who Have Made Lasting Contributions to World Civilization, Bolchazy-Carducci Publishers (Wauconda, IL), 1992.
The Artists of Poland: A Biographical Dictionary from the Fourteenth Century to the Present, foreword by Sharon F. Kissane, McFarland and Co. (Jefferson, NC), 2000.
BIOGRAPHICAL AND CRITICAL SOURCES:
Booklist, April 1, 1992, review of The Polish Biographical Dictionary: Profiles of Nearly 900 Poles Who Have Made Lasting Contributions to World Civilization, p. 1475.
Choice, October, 2000, G. J. Maciuszko, review of The Artists of Poland: A Biographical Dictionary from the Fourteenth Century to the Present, pp. 303-304.