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Joseph Dennis Day

Joseph Dennis Day, American librarian. Recipient Distinguished Community Service award Troy Chamber of Commerce, 1974; John Cotton Dana award, 1975, 77, 83, 85; American Institute of Architects-American Library Association architecture award, 1977.

Background

  • Day, Joseph Dennis was born on September 23, 1942 in Dayton, Ohio, United States. Son of John Albert and Ruth (Pearson) Day.

  • Education

    • Bachelor, University Dayton, 1966. Master of Library Science, Western Michigan University, 1967. Degree in Library. Management, University Miami, 1975.

    Career

    • Community library Dayton-Montgomery Public Library., 1967-1970. Director Troy-Miami County Public Library., Troy, Ohio, 1970-1976, Salt Lake City Public Library., 1976-1995. Chairman Miami Valley Library Organization, 1971-1973.

      President Ohio Library Association, 1975-1976. Project director planning and construction first solar powered library in world, 1973-1976. Executive development program Miami, Ohio, library, 1975.

    Membership

    President Troy Area Arts Council, 1973-1974. Vice president Salt Lake City Salvation Army Board, 1986-1991. Member American Library Association (chairman intellectual freedom committee 1981-1984, executive board 1987-1993, representative to International Federation Library.

    Association 1989-1995), American Society for Public Administration, Utah Library. Association (president 1979-1980, Distinguished Service award 1985), Mountain Plains Library. Association (president 1990-1991, Distinguished Service award 1993), Kiwanis Club (president Troy 1975-1976, Distinguished Service award Troy 1973, president Salt Lake-Foothil 79-80), Snowbird Leadership Dustinte (executive director 1991-1995).

    Connections

    • Married Mary Louise Herbert, October 10, 1964. Children: Cindy, Jeff, Chris, Steve, Tom.
    • father: John Albert Day
    • mother: Ruth (Pearson) Day
    • spouse: Mary Louise Herbert
    • children: Cindy Day
    • Jeff Day
    • Chris Day
    • Steve Day
    • Tom Day
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    Born September 23, 1942
    Died August 3, 1995
    (aged 52)
    Nationality
    • 1966
      University Dayton
    • 1967
      Western Michigan University
    • 1975
      University Miami
    • 1967 - 1970
      Community library Dayton-Montgomery Public Library
    • 1970 - 1976
      director, Troy-Miami County Public Library
      Troy, Michigan, United States
    • 1976 - 1995
      director, Troy-Miami County Public Library