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James Joseph Tilton

James Joseph Tilton, American research librarian. Achievements include planning of first Department Of Defense automated information center at DTIC; intra-automated database services as a research tool at Housing and Urban Development library; establishment of the Strategic Defense Initiative library at the Institute Defense Analyses.

Background

  • Tilton, James Joseph was born on October 1, 1942 in Sioux City, Iowa, United States. Son of Jesse Verner and Antoinette Marie (Seek) Tilton.

  • Education

    • Bachelor in History, University Virginia, 1968. Master of Library Science, University Maryland, 1970.

    Career

    • Library. Defense Technology Information Center, Alexandria, Virginia, 1970-1972. Senior reference library United States Department Housing & Urban Development, Washington, 1972-1978. Program manager Bibliographical Center for Research, Denver, 1978-1980.

      Marketing manager Sorities Group, Inc., Springfield, Virginia, 1980-1981. Marketing manager southeast region New York Times Information Services, Arlington, 1982-1983. Library, assistant library Institute Defense Analyses, Alexandria, 1984-1990.

      Senior library IIT Research Institute, Lanham, Maryland, from 1990. Library manager BMD Technology Information Center, Arlington, from 1994. Consultant in field.

    Major achievements

    • Achievements include planning of first Department Of Defense automated information center at DTIC. Intra-automated database services as a research tool at Housing and Urban Development library. Establishment of the Strategic Defense Initiative library at the Institute Defense Analyses.

    Politics

    Party affiliation: Independent

    Membership

    Vice president Civic Association, Annandale, Virginia, 1976-1977, co-block captain, Springfield, 1990-1992. Volunteer Fairfax County Public Schools, Springfield, 1980-1988. With United States Air Force, 1962-1966.

    Connections

    • Married Doreen Carole Buck, April 7, 1973. 1 child, James Joseph.
    • father: Jesse Verner Tilton
    • mother: Antoinette Marie (Seek) Tilton
    • spouse: Doreen Carole Buck
    • child: James Joseph Tilton
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    Born October 1, 1942
    Died March 20, 2004
    (aged 61)
    Nationality
    • 1968
      University Virginia
    • 1970
      University Maryland
    • 1970 - 1972
      Library Defense Technology Information Center
      Alexandria, Al Iskandariyah, Egypt
    • 1972 - 1978
      senior, reference library United States Department Housing & Urban Development
      Washington, United States
    • 1978 - 1980
      program manager, Bibliographical Center for Research
      Denver, Colorado, United States
    • 1980 - 1981
      marketing manager, Sorities Group
      Springfield, Missouri, United States
    • 1982 - 1983
      marketing manager, southeast region New York Times Information Services
      Arlington, Virginia, United States
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