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George Woolf Tanner

George Woolf Tanner, Canadian, American librarian. Member of Educational Theatre American, Utah Library. Association (president 1974).

Background

  • Tanner, George Woolf was born on April 5, 1919 in Cardston, Alberta. Arrived in United States, 1936. Son of John Sidney and Orrilla (Woolf) Tanner.

  • Education

    • Bachelor of Fine Arts, University Iowa, 1948. Master of Arts, University Iowa, 1951. Master of Library Science, University Denver, 1963.

    Career

    • Instructor in theatre University of California at Los Angeles, 1951—1952, Utah State University, Logan, 1952—1955. Costumer, instructor Brigham Young University, Provo, Utah, 1955—1958. Language specialist Church College New Zealand, Hamilton, 1958—1963.

      Library Weber State College Ogden, Utah, 1963—1969. Library, drama director Utah Technology College, from 1969. Chairman Utah College Library.

      Council, Salt Lake City, 1976. Liaison National Council Boy Scouts New Zealand, Hamilton, 1958—1962. Former scoutmaster Boy Scouts America.

      Member Orem City Library. Board, Utah, 1973—1979, president, Utah, 1974.

    Membership

    Member of Educational Theatre American, Utah Library. Association (president 1974).

    Connections

    • Married Laura Webb Tanner, December 12, 1952. Children: Craig, Stephen, Jean, Wayne, Kara.
    • father: John Sidney Tanner
    • mother: Orrilla (Woolf) Tanner
    • spouse: Laura Webb Tanner
    • children: Craig Tanner
    • Stephen Tanner
    • Jean Tanner
    • Wayne Tanner
    • Kara Tanner
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    Born April 5, 1919
    Died March 7, 2006
    (aged 86)
    Nationality
    • 1948
      University Iowa
    • 1951
      University Iowa
    • 1963
      University Denver
    • 1951 - 1952
      Instructor, in theatre University of California at Los Angeles
    • 1952 - 1955
      Instructor, in theatre University of California at Los Angeles
      Logan, Utah, United States
    • 1958 - 1963
      language specialist, Church College New Zealand
      Hamilton, Bermuda
    • 1963 - 1969
      library Weber State College Ogden
      Utah, United States
    • 1976
      chairman, Utah College Library Council
      Salt Lake City, Utah, United States
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