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William Howard John McGee

William Howard John McGee was American library director.

Background

  • McGee, William Howard John was born on May 15, 1942 in Rochester, New York, United States. Son of William Peter and Cecilia Matilda (Kuhn) McGee.

  • Education

    • Bachelor with honors, University Toronto, Ontario, Canada, 1965. Master of Education, University Toronto, 1973. Master of Library Science, University Western Ontario, London, 1980.

    Career

    • Teacher Mimico (Ontario) High School, 1966-1967. Teacher, library Applewood Secondary School, Mississauga, 1967-1971. Library Crestwood Secondary School, Peterborough, 1971-1974.

      Library consultant Cayman Islands Education Department, Grand Cayman, British West Indies, 1975-1979. Administrative assistant Lake Erie Regional Library., London, 1980-1983. Chief library Fort Erie (Ontario) Public Library., 1983-1986.

      Assistant director McAllen (Texas) Public Library., 1986-1989. Coordinator Hidalgo County Library. System, McAllen, 1989—2001.

      Library branch manager Lark Community Center Library, 2001—2008. Consultant Grand Court Library., Grand Cayman, 1974-1979. Member Texas State Library.

      Task Force, Austin, Texas, 1991-1993. Advisory council Library. Services Technology Act, Austin, since 1993.

    Works

    • Editor InTraLogue journal, 1980-1983. Associate editor Canada Journal Information Science, 1980.

    Religion

    Denomination: Roman Catholic

    Membership

    Board directors C-Master of Engineering-University of Colorado Credit Union, 1994-1999, chairman, 1999. Member American Library Association, Ontario Library. Association, Texas Library.

    Association (chairman district 4 1994-1995, 96-97, intellectual freedom committee 1995-1996, professional rights, responsiblities, and recruitment, since 1996, centennial celebration committee since 2000), Bibliothecaires Francophones International.

    Personality

    Interests

    Gourmet cooking, music, travel, reading.

    Connections

    • Married Sheila Anne Drumm, September 4, 1965. Children: Kathleen Moira, Margaret Frances.
    • father: William Peter McGee
    • mother: Cecilia Matilda (Kuhn) McGee
    • spouse: Sheila Anne Drumm
    • children: Kathleen Moira McGee
    • Margaret Frances McGee
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    Born March 15, 1942
    (age 74)
    Nationality
    • 1965
      University Toronto
    • 1973
      University Toronto
    • 1980
      University Western Ontario
    • 1966 - 1967
      Teacher, Mimico (Ontario) High School
    • 1967 - 1971
      teacher
      Mississauga, Ontario, Canada
    • 1971 - 1974
      library Crestwood Secondary School
      Peterborough, United Kingdom
    • 1975 - 1979
      library consultant, Cayman Islands Education Department
    • 1980 - 1983
      administrative assistant, Lake Erie Regional Library
      London, Mpumalanga, South Africa
    • 1983 - 1986
      chief library Fort Erie (Ontario) Public Library
    • 1986 - 1989
      assistant, director McAllen (Texas) Public Library
    • 1989 - 2001
      coordinator, Hidalgo County Library System
      Mcallen, Texas, United States
    • 2001 - 2008
      library branch manager, Lark Community Center Library
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