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Douglas James Butler

Douglas James Butler, American academic librarian. Member Kentucky Library. Association, Association Christian Libraries (board directors 1985-1992), Wilmore Lions Club (president 1995-1996, director since 1996).

Background

  • Butler, Douglas James was born on August 13, 1952 in Buffalo. Son of David Milton and Ruth Harriet (Gretzinger) Butler.

  • Education

    • Bachelor, Sterling (Kansas) College, 1974. Master of Library Science, State University of New York, Geneseo, 1975. Postgraduate, Indiana University, 1983.

    Career

    • Cataloger Philadelphia College of Bible, 1975-1976. Library director Washington Bible College, Lanham, Maryland, 1976. Catalog library Asbury College, Wilmore, Kentucky, since 1977.

    Works

    • Editor: Christian Periodical Index, since 1986.

    Politics

    A member of a Christian Church should support all social initiatives having a purpose to maintain and strengthen well-being and progress of the whole community and its members.

    Party affiliation: Republican

    Religion

    The relationship with God in Covenant is like a marriage between human beings – both as a community and as individuals – on the one side and God in Christ on the other.

    Denomination: Methodist

    Views

    Church members should meet regularly in order to be accountable to each other about how each person was living the Christian life.

    Membership

    Member Kentucky Library. Association, Association Christian Libraries (board directors 1985-1992), Wilmore Lions Club (president 1995-1996, director since 1996).

    Personality

    Interests

    Reading, stamp collecting/philately, computer games.

    Connections

    • Married Janet G. Johnson, May 13, 1974. Children: Rebecca, Rachel, Mark, Matthew.
    • father: David Milton Butler
    • mother: Ruth Harriet (Gretzinger) Butler
    • spouse: Janet G. Johnson
    • children: Rebecca Butler
    • Rachel Butler
    • Mark Butler
    • Matthew Butler
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    Born August 13, 1952
    (age 64)
    Nationality
    • 1974
      Sterling (Kansas) College
    • 1975
      State University of New York
    • 1983
      Indiana University
    • 1975 - 1976
      Cataloger Philadelphia College of Bible
    • 1976
      library director, Washington Bible College
      Lanham, Maryland, United States
    • 1977
      catalog library Asbury College
      Wilmore, Kentucky, United States