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Kenneth Wade Boyd

Kenneth Wade Boyd, American publishing company executive, consultant. Named Public of Year, Georgia chapter National League American Pen Women, l987.

Background

  • Boyd, Kenneth Wade was born on October 2, 1938 in Jacksonville, Florida, United States. Son of Wade Julius and Hariett Lucile (Rogers) Boyd.

  • Education

    • Bachelor in History, The Citadel, 1960. Master of Science in Liberal Studies, Drexel Institute of Technology, 1962.

    Career

    • Extension librarian Flint River Regional Library, Griffin, Georgia, 1962-1964. Acquisitions librarian Atlanta Public Library, 1964-1965. Vice president sales American Library Line, Atlanta, 1965-1968.

      Manager Josten's Library. Supplies, 1968-1972; southeastern sales representative Congressional Information Service, Washington, 1972-1975. Public, president Cherokee Public Company-Larlin Corporation, Marietta, Georgia, since 1975.

      Member advisory board Council Authors and Journalists, Atlanta, l987-90.

    Works

    • Author, compiler: Vermont Historic Markers, 1989, Georgia Historical Markers, 5 Vols., 1990, Historical Markers of South Carolina, 2006.

    Politics

    Party affiliation: Republican

    Membership

    Trustee Walker School, Marietta, l982-94. Board directors Reach of Song, Gainesville, Georgia, l988-94, Georgia Writers, 1993, Publications Association of the South, 1996. Second lieutenant United States Army.

    Member Georgia Book Publications Association (president), American Library Association, Southeastern Library. Association, Georgia Library. Association, Metro Atlanta Library.

    Association (vice president, president 1967-1968), Publications Association of the South (board directors since 1996, vice president, president-elect since 1999, president 2000).

    Personality

    Interests

    Mustang restoration, historical research.

    Connections

    • Married Linda Jean Adams, December 29, 1962. 1 child, Lara Christine.
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    • 1960
      The Citadel
    • 1962
      Drexel Institute of Technology
    • 1962 - 1964
      Extension librarian Flint River Regional Library
      Griffin, Georgia, United States
    • 1964 - 1965
      acquisitions librarian Atlanta Public Library
    • 1965 - 1968
      vice president, sales American Library Line
      Atlanta, North-West, South Africa
    • 1968 - 1972
      manager, Josten's Library Supplies
    • 1972 - 1975
      southeastern sales representative Congressional Information Service
      Washington, United States
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    Award