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Judith Coffin Surles

Judith Coffin Surles, American librarian. Secretary Yankee Ridge Parent-Teachers Association, Urbana, 1985-1987, Urbana Parent-Teachers Association Council, 1985. Member American Library Association, Illinois Library. Association, Delta Delta Delta Alumni, Zeta Tau Alpha (president Mother's Club).

Background

  • Surles, Judith Coffin was born on July 6, 1942 in Berkeley, California, United States. Daughter of William Cameron and Bess Louise Coffin.

  • Education

    • Bachelor, University Texas, 1964. Master of Education, University Houston, 1968. Master of Science, University Illinois, 1983.

      Master of Science, University Illinois, 1986.

    Career

    • Teacher El Paso (Texas) Museum of Art, 1963-1964, El Paso Public Schools, 1964-1965, Deer Park (Texas) School District, 1965-1968, Burien (Washington) School District, 1968-1969. Salesperson, designer It's a Lark/Le Cadeaux, Eugene, Oregon, 1979-1981. Librarian Agricultural Economic Reference Room University Illinois, Urbana-Champaign, 1983-1985, assistant librarian Ricker Library, 1986-1987, acting head librarian Ricker Library, 1987-1988.

      Director Allerton Public Library, Monticello, Illinois, since 1988.

    Politics

    The Church is after all a movement which sought to inject passion, direction and purpose into the spiritual lives of the people.

    Party affiliation: Republican

    Religion

    God gives us the Holy Spirit, and when we respond, there is no limit to what the grace of God is able to do in a human life.

    Denomination: Methodist

    Views

    In a society where self-interest, acquisitiveness and individual happiness are often seen as the over-riding interests, the Church, and Christians within it, are called to witness meanings, values and purposes beyond ourselves.

    Membership

    Secretary Yankee Ridge Parent-Teachers Association, Urbana, 1985-1987, Urbana Parent-Teachers Association Council, 1985. Member American Library Association, Illinois Library. Association, Delta Delta Delta Alumni, Zeta Tau Alpha (president Mother's Club).

    Personality

    Interests

    Watercolor painting, reading.

    Connections

    • Married Richard Hurlbut Surles, Junior, May 29, 1964. Children: Stephanie Anne, Richard Hurlbut, III.
    • father: William Cameron
    • mother: Bess Louise Coffin
    • spouse: Richard Hurlbut Surles
    • children: Stephanie Anne Surles
    • Richard Hurlbut Surles
    • III Surles
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    Born July 6, 1942
    (age 74)
    Nationality
    • 1964
      University Texas
    • 1968
      University Houston
    • 1983
      University Illinois
    • 1986
      University Illinois
    • 1963 - 1964
      Teacher, El Paso (Texas) Museum of Art
    • 1964 - 1965
      Teacher, El Paso (Texas) Museum of Art
    • 1965 - 1968
      Teacher, El Paso (Texas) Museum of Art
    • 1968 - 1969
      Teacher, El Paso (Texas) Museum of Art
    • 1983 - 1985
      librarian Agricultural Economic, Reference Room University Illinois
    • 1988
      director, Allerton Public Library
      Monticello, Illinois, United States
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