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William Martin Speare

William Martin Speare, American librarian, educator. Member American Library Association, American Association Teachers of Spanish and Portuguese, New Mexico library association, New Mexico School of Mines Alumni Association (secretary-treasurer).; Mason (past master).

Background

  • Speare, William Martin was born on March 8, 1908 in Las Cruces, New Mexico, United States. Son of Elias E. and Leona (Rudisill) Speare.

  • Education

    • Graduate, Capitol College of Pharmacy, 1930. Bachelor of Science, New Mexico School Mines, 1931.

    Career

    • 1 d., Marian Louise. Practicing pharmacist, 1931-1936. Instructor of Spanish, New Mexico School Mines, (now New Mexico Institute Mining & Technology), 1936, and assistant librarian, 1937-1941, librarian and assistant professor of Spanish, 1941-1968.

    Works

    • Contributor: Geologic Literature of New Mexico Through 1944, New Mexico bureau of Mines Bulletin Northern 22, 1945.

    Membership

    Member American Library Association, American Association Teachers of Spanish and Portuguese, New Mexico library association, New Mexico School of Mines Alumni Association (secretary-treasurer). Mason (past master).

    Connections

    • Married Thelma May Blevins, February 27, 1933.
    • father: Elias E. Speare
    • mother: Leona (Rudisill) Speare
    • spouse: Thelma May Blevins
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    Died October 28, 1968
    (aged 60)
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