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Mary Louise Leibold

Mary Louise Leibold, American librarian, bookseller. Certified English teacher. Member of American Library Association, Pi Beta Phi Alumnae (president Wheeling), Beta Phi Mu.

Background

  • Leibold, Mary Louise was born on April 10, 1916 in Wheeling, West Virginia, United States. Daughter of William Olive and Marie (Brandfass) McCluskey.

  • Education

    • Student, Duke University, 1937. AB, Connecticut College, 1938. Master of Arts, University Pittsburgh, 1941.

      Master of Arts in Library Science, University Wisconsin-Madison, 1966.

    Career

    • English teacher Ohio County Schools, Wheeling, 1941—1942, 1965. Assistant library Wheeling College, 1962—1964. Library West Liberty State College, Wheeling, 1966—1971.

      Owner Goldberry's Book Store, 1978—1981, manager. Acquisitions library Vance Memorial Church Library., since 1982. President Wheeling Area League of Women Voters, 1969, board directors West Virginia, 1971—1973.

      Board directors Florence Crittenton Home, Salvation Army, Young Women’s Christian Association (all Wheeling).

    Major achievements

    • Certified English teacher.

    Politics

    Party affiliation: Democrat

    Religion

    Denomination: Presbyterian

    Membership

    Member of American Library Association, Pi Beta Phi Alumnae (president Wheeling), Beta Phi Mu.

    Connections

    • Married Robert Waltner Leibold, June 26, 1942. Children: David, Stephen, Richard, Robert Waltner.
    • father: William Olive McCluskey
    • mother: Marie (Brandfass) McCluskey
    • spouse: Robert Waltner Leibold
    • children: David Leibold
    • Stephen Leibold
    • Richard Leibold
    • Robert Waltner Leibold
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    Nationality
    • 1937
      Duke University
    • 1938
      Connecticut College
    • 1941
      University Pittsburgh
    • 1966
      University Wis.-Madison
    • 1941 - 1942
      English teacher, Ohio County Schools
      Wheeling, West Virginia, United States
    • 1962 - 1964
      assistant, library Wheeling College
    • 1965
      English teacher, Ohio County Schools
      Wheeling, West Virginia, United States
    • 1966 - 1971
      library West Liberty State College
      Wheeling, West Virginia, United States
    • 1982
      acquisitions library Vance Memorial Church Library
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