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James C. Seidl

James C. Seidl, American librarian.

Background

  • Seidl, James C. was born on September 13, 1947 in Luxemburg, Wisconsin, United States. Son of Cletus B. and Alice Seidl.

  • Education

    • Bachelor of Science, University Wisconsin, Oshkosh, 1970. Master of Library Science, George Peabody College, 1975.

    Career

    • Head extension department Decatur (Illinois) Public Library., 1975-1980, head home reading department, 1980-1982, supervisor adult services, 1982-1985, assistant city librarian, 1985-1986, city librarian, 1986-1992. Director Woodlands Library. Cooperative, Albion, Michigan, since 1992.

      With United States Navy, 1970-1975.

    Membership

    Board directors United Way, Decatur, 1987-1988. Advisory committee Illinois State Library., Springfield, 1990-1992. Active Michigan Library.

    Consortium, Lansing, 1993-1996, since 2004. Chairman regional funding Public Library. Funding Initiative Group, 2003, chairman Michigan Reads, 2004.

    Active National Conservation Summit, 2007. Member American Library Association, Michigan Library. Association ( Library of the Year 2003), Michigan Cooperative Directors Association (president 1996-2000, since 2009, vice president since 2009), Rotary Club (Albion)(board directors 1989-1992, 95-96, vice president 1996-1998, president 1999-2000).

    Gardner House Museum Museum (board member).

    Personality

    Interests

    Woodworking.

    Connections

    • Married Kathleen Rae, May 1, 1976. Children: David, Susan.
    • father: Cletus B.
    • mother: Alice Seidl
    • spouse: Kathleen Rae
    • children: David Seidl
    • Susan Seidl
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    Born September 13, 1947
    (age 69)
    Nationality
    • 1970
      University Wisconsin
    • 1975
      George Peabody College
    • 1982 - 1985
      Head, extension department Decatur (Illinois) Public Library
    • 1986 - 1992
      Head, extension department Decatur (Illinois) Public Library
    • 1992
      director, Woodlands Library Cooperative
      Albion, Black River, Mauritius