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George Henry Scheetz

George Henry Scheetz, American library director. Named one of Outstanding Young Men of America, Junior Chamber of Commerce, 1979.


  • Scheetz, George Henry was born on July 27, 1952 in Columbus, Ohio, United States. Son of Donald Jean and Betty Jane (Killeen) Scheetz.

  • Education

    • Bachelor of Arts Illinois, 1974. Master of Science, University Illinois, 1976.


    • Reference library Bradley University, Peoria, Illinois, 1977-1978. Business library Peoria Public Library., 1978-1979, branch manager, 1979-1982. Assistant director Ames (Iowa) Public Library., 1982-1985.

      Director Sioux City (Iowa) Public Library., 1985-1992, Champaign (Illinois) Public Library., since 1992. Registered agent Sioux City Public Library. Foundation, 1990-1992.

      Ex officio board directors Champaign Public Library. Foundation, since 1993.


    • Author: Place Names of Story County, 1985, Trevor, 1986, Name's Names, 1988. Editor: Riverworld War, 1980. Contributor articles to professional journals.


    Denomination: Roman Catholic


    Republican Junior League Community Advisory Council, Sioux City, 1985-1989. Board directors Sioux City Concert Course, 1991-1992. Board directors Virginia Theatre Group, since 1995, secretary since 1995, president, since 1996.

    Member American Library Association, Illinois Library. Association (member public policy committee since 1994), American Name Society, Illinois State Library. Advisory Committee (subcommittee public library service since 1992), Science Fiction Research Association, Rotary, Sigma Tau Delta, Omicron Delta Kappa.



    Books and bibliographies, sherlock holmes, onomastics, logology, stamp collecting/philately.


    • Married Kathy Charlotte Durley, April 28, 1979, (divorced). Children: Trevor Killeen, Avery Kathleen.
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    Born July 27, 1952
    (age 65)
    • 1974
      University Illinois
    • 1976
      University Illinois
    • 1977 - 1978
      Reference library Bradley University
      Peoria, Arizona, United States
    • 1982 - 1985
      assistant, director Ames (Iowa) Public Library
    • 1985 - 1992
      director, Sioux City (Iowa) Public Library
    • 1992
      director, Sioux City (Iowa) Public Library