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Elizabeth Talbot Silva

Elizabeth Talbot Silva, German librarian. Nominee for Volunteer of Year, City of Newark, 1983.

Background

  • Silva, Elizabeth Talbot was born on November 25, 1947 in Frankfurt, Germany. Came to the United States, 1948. Daughter of Max Verne and Minerva Eugenia (Mann) Talbot.

  • Education

    • Bachelor/Psychology, Sociology, San Diego State University, 1969. Master in Library. Information, University California, Berkeley, 1974.

    Career

    • Young adult library specialist Richmond (California) Public Library., 1973-1976, Dublin (California) Library., Alameda County, 1976-1978, Fremont (California) Main Library., 1978-1979. Branch manager Newark (California) Library., 1979-1985. Local support project director Alameda County Library., Hawyward, California, 1985-1987, community relations coordinator Fremont, since 1987.

      Co-founder Coalition to Restore Quality Library. Service, Oakland, California, 1978-1983.

    Works

    • Compiler Senior Citizen Discount Directory, 1979.

    Politics

    Party affiliation: Democrat

    Membership

    Active public affairs leadership training for women, Coro Foundation, Oakland, 1982. Member American Library. Association (council member 1979-1983, John Cotton Dana award 1987), California Library.

    Association (co-chairman fundraising chapter), Toastmasters International (vice president 1980-1983) Junior Chamber of Commerce (vice president 1981-1982), Newark Chamber of Commerce.

    Connections

    • Married George C. Tomlinson, December 23, 1969 (divorced January 1973). Married Richard Alwyn Silva, May 2, 1987. 1 stepchild, Kelly Silva.

      1 child, Aimee Elizabeth.
    • father: Max Verne Talbot
    • mother: Minerva Eugenia (Mann) Talbot
    • spouses: George C. Tomlinson
    • Richard Alwyn Silva
    • child: Aimee Elizabeth Silva
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    Born November 25, 1947
    (age 69)
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    • 1969
      Sociology
    • 1974
      University California
    • 1973 - 1976
      Young adult library specialist, Richmond (California) Public Library
    • 1976 - 1978
      Young adult library specialist, Richmond (California) Public Library
    • 1978 - 1979
      Young adult library specialist, Richmond (California) Public Library
    • 1979 - 1985
      branch manager, Newark (California) Library
    • 1985 - 1987
      local support project director, Alameda County Library
      California, United States

    Award