Olivia Hooker

American psychologist and military, a first African-American woman in the U.S. Coast Guard Olivia J. Hooker was born on February 12, 1915, and died on November 21, 2018.

Olivia Hooker was the primary African-American lady to have entered the U.S. Drift Guard, which she did in February 1945, and a resigned therapist and teacher.

Olivia Hooker turned into a SPAR (Semper Paratus Always Ready), an individual from the United States Coast Guard Women’s Reserve, amid World War II.

Hooker earned the rank of Yeoman, Second Class, amid her administration. She served in the Coast Guard until the point when her unit disbanded in mid-1946.

Hooker later proceeded to wind up a clinician and a teacher at Fordham University.

Olivia Hooker passed away at 103 years old.

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