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Jimmet Giron Lawrence

Jimmet Giron Lawrence, American librarian. Recipient Community Service award, Julie and Ben Rogers Foundation, 2000.

Background

  • Lawrence, Jimmet Giron was born on September 15, 1947 in Denver, Colorado, United States. Daughter of James Harold and Meddie Laura Giron.

  • Education

    • Bachelor, Xavier University, 1969. Master of Library Science, Louisiana State University, Baton Rouge, 1971.

    Career

    • Reference and acquisitions library Dillard University Library., New Orleans, 1975—1981. Reference library Beaumont (Texas) Public Library., 1981—1987. Coordinator reference and access services Gates Memorial Library., Port Arthur, since 1988.

    Politics

    Party affiliation: Democrat

    Religion

    Denomination: Roman Catholic

    Membership

    Chair Triangle Interfaith Project of I.A.F., 1993—2004. Secretary black caucus Texas Library. Association, 1996—1997, since 2005, member literacy committee, 1995—1997.

    Chair Civil Rights Act Commission Lamar University, Beaumont, 1988—1989. President Port Arthur (Texas) Kiwanis, 1992—1993. Director Troy Lovett Sickle Cell Anemia Camp, Beaumont, 1999—2004.

    Researcher Museum of Gulf Coast, Port Arthur, 1988—2004. Chair Black Pioneers of Port Arthur, 1988—1993. Chair delegate selection committee Conference to White House, 1990—1992.

    Board directors, secretary African American Ministry of Diocese of Beaumont, 1996—2005. President Southeast Texas County Council on Alcohol and Drug Abuse, 2004. Member of National Association Negro Business and Professional Women's Clubs, Inc.

    (life; youth leader Beaumont League 1990—2000, south central district youth leader 1994-1997, secretary 1994-1997, national life membership chair 1997-1999, national youth leader 2001-2004, member Beaumont league, Volunteer of Year award - several).

    Personality

    Interests

    Reading, swimming, sewing, sports.

    Connections

    • Married Earl Lawrence, July 19, 1981. Children: Adrianne White children: Crystal Ann Babino, James Earl.
    • father: James Harold
    • mother: Meddie Laura Giron
    • spouse: Earl Lawrence
    • children: Adrianne White children: Crystal Ann Babino Lawrence
    • James Earl Lawrence
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    Born September 15, 1947
    (age 69)
    Nationality
    • 1969
      Xavier University
    • 1971
      Louisiana State University
    • 1975 - 1981
      Reference and acquisitions library Dillard University Library
      New Orleans, Louisiana, United States
    • 1981 - 1987
      reference library Beaumont (Texas) Public Library
    • 1988
      coordinator, reference and access services Gates Memorial Library
      Port Arthur, Texas, United States

    Award