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James LeRoy Dertien

James LeRoy Dertien, American librarian. President, board directors Volunteer and Information Center, Sioux Falls, 1991-1993. Member American Library Association, Mountain Plains Library Association (president 1978-1979, editor newsletter since 1982), South Dakota Library Association (president 1986-1987). Lodges: Rotary.

Background

  • Dertien, James LeRoy was born on December 14, 1942 in Kearney, Nebraska, United States. Son of John Ludwig and Muriel May (Cooley) Dertien.

  • Education

    • Bachelor of Arts South Dakota, 1965. Master of Library Science, University Pittsburgh, 1966. Master of Public Administration, University South Dakota, 1995.

    Career

    • Head librarian Mitchell Public Library, South Dakota, 1966-1967. Head librarian Sioux Falls College, 1967-1969. Acting director libraries University South Dakota, Vermillion, 1969-1970.

      Head librarian Veterans Memorial Public Library, Bismarck, North Dakota, 1970-1975, Bellevue Public Library, Nebraska, 1975-1981. Library director Siouxland Libraries, South Dakota, since 1981.

    Religion

    Denomination: Unitarian Universalist

    Membership

    President, board directors Volunteer and Information Center, Sioux Falls, 1991-1993. Member American Library Association, Mountain Plains Library Association (president 1978-1979, editor newsletter since 1982), South Dakota Library Association (president 1986-1987). Lodges: Rotary.

    Personality

    Interests

    Backpacking, reading, fishing.

    Connections

    • Married Elaine Paulette Mohror, December 26, 1966. Children– David Dalton, Channing Lee.
    • father: John Ludwig Dertien
    • mother: Muriel May (Cooley) Dertien
    • spouse: Elaine Paulette Mohror
    • children: David Dalton Dertien
    • Channing Lee Dertien
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    Born December 14, 1942
    (age 73)
    Nationality
    • 1965
      University South Dakota
    • 1966
      University Pittsburgh
    • 1995
      University South Dakota
    • 1966 - 1967
      Head, librarian Mitchell Public Library
      South Dakota, United States
    • 1967 - 1969
      head, librarian Sioux Falls College
    • 1969 - 1970
      acting director, libraries University South Dakota
      Vermillion, South Dakota, United States
    • 1970 - 1975
      head, librarian Veterans Memorial Public Library
      Bismarck, North Dakota, United States
    • 1975 - 1981
      head, librarian Veterans Memorial Public Library
      Nebraska, United States
    • 1981
      library director, Siouxland Libraries
      South Dakota, United States
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