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David Kantor

David Kantor, American library consultant. Member Bibliophile Society, Florida History Society, Native Plant Society, Audubon Society, Smithsonian Institution, Sierra Club, Highlands Chamber Music Society North Carolina.

Background

  • Kantor, David was born on November 2, 1915 in Atlanta. Son of Sam and Celia (Safran) Kantor.

  • Education

    • Bachelor of Science, University Florida, 1938. License, University Brussels, Belgium, 1939. Master of Science in Library.

      Science, Drexel University, 1941. Postgrad special studies, Oxford University, England, 1984.

    Career

    • Cataloger University Florida Library., Gainesville, 1941-1943. Liason library United States Army Signal Corps Library., Fort Monmouth, New Jersey, 1943-1944. Library Washington State Department Corrections, Monroe, 1944-1947.

      Head library Farragut College, Coeur D'Alene, Idaho, 1947-1948, Folsom (California) Prison, 1949-1962. Director libraries Volusia County Public Libraries, Daytona Beach, Florida, 1963-1981. Library consultant private practice Ormond Beach, from 1981.

      President California Library. Association Golden Empire District, Sacramento, 1958. President Florida Library.

      Association, Daytona Beach, 1975, chairman Library. Standards Committee, 1976. Consultant Florida State Library., Clay County, Florida Library., Flagler County, Florida, St. John's County, Florida Libraries.

    Works

    • Author: (pamphlets) Survey of Public Library. Services of Volusia County, 1964, Survey of Libraries in State Institutions of Florida.

    Membership

    Member Bibliophile Society, Florida History Society, Native Plant Society, Audubon Society, Smithsonian Institution, Sierra Club, Highlands Chamber Music Society North Carolina.

    Connections

    • Married Lee Finberg, November 26, 1942 (deceased January, 1985). Married Marjorie Powell, January 18, 1986.
    • father: Sam Kantor
    • mother: Celia (Safran) Kantor
    • spouses: Lee Finberg
    • Marjorie Powell
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    Born November 2, 1915
    Died December 27, 2003
    (aged 88)
    Nationality
    • 1938
      University Florida
    • 1939
      University Brussels
    • 1941
      Drexel University
    • 1984
      Oxford University
    • 1941 - 1943
      Cataloger University Florida Library
      Gainesville, Georgia, United States
    • 1943 - 1944
      liason library United States Army Signal Corps Library
      Fort Monmouth, New Jersey, United States
    • 1944 - 1947
      library Washington State Department Corrections
      Monroe, Michigan, United States
    • 1947 - 1948
      head, library Farragut College
      Idaho, United States
    • 1949 - 1962
      head, library Farragut College
    • 1963 - 1981
      director, libraries Volusia County Public Libraries
      Daytona Beach, Florida, United States
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