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Robert Edward Carpenter

Robert Edward Carpenter, American library director. Certified professional library Library. Virginia, 1975. Decorated Purple Heart United States Marine Corps. Reading fundamental coordinator, Hampton, 1990—2008; neighborhood commissioner, since 2005; board member Peninsual READS, since 2008; Member of American Library Association.


  • Carpenter, Robert Edward was born on January 31, 1947 in Hampton, Virginia, United States. Son of Robert Edward and Maria Jeanette Carpenter.

  • Education

    • Bachelor in Polit Science, Old Dominion University, Norfolk, Virginia, 1974. Master, University North Carolina, Chapel Hill, 1975.


    • Main library manager Hampton Public Library., 1990—2008, library director, since 2008. Corporal United States Marine Corps, 1968-1971.

    Major achievements

    • Certified professional library Library. Virginia, 1975.


    Reading fundamental coordinator, Hampton, 1990—2008. Neighborhood commissioner, since 2005. Board member Peninsual READS, since 2008.

    Member of American Library Association.


    • Married Debra Lynn Norsworthy. Children: Eric Christian, Robin Lynn.
    • father: Robert Edward
    • mother: Maria Jeanette Carpenter
    • spouse: Debra Lynn Norsworthy
    • children: Eric Christian Carpenter
    • Robin Lynn Carpenter
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    Born January 31, 1947
    (age 69)
    • 1974
      Old Dominion University
    • 1975
      University North Carolina