Miss Lois H. Daniel was born in Columbia, Tennessee. Her entire life was devoted to the service of others. In the fall of 1945, she was appointed the Director of the Martha M. Brown Library. Miss Daniel's entire professional career, which spanned a period of 31 years, was spent in service to Tennessee State University. Her educational preparation included completing College Hill High School in Columbia, Tennessee, a B.S. degree from Tennessee State University, a B.S. degree in Library Science from Hampton Institute and the M.A. degree in Library Science from the University of Chicago.
One of the accomplishments for which she will be long remembered was the development of the Library Service Program, for training school librarians.
In 1976, a new Library was built on the Tennessee State University Campus-The Martha M. Brown - Lois H. Daniel Library. Miss Daniel retired as Director of the Library in May, 1976 and continued to serve until September, 1976. She died on October 7, 1991.