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Anthony Hugh Benoit

Anthony Hugh Benoit, American librarian. Board directors St. Joseph Catholic Church, Bastrop, 1980. Member American Library Association (Second vice president 1978-1979, junior members round table affiliates council 1978-1979), Louisiana Library Association (Mid-Career award 1987, legislation chairman 1978-1980, president 1984-1985), Jefferson Performing Arts Society (board directors since 1988).

Background

  • Benoit, Anthony Hugh was born on March 16, 1951 in Crowley, Louisiana, United States. Son of Wilfred Benoit and Harriet Mattie (Benoit) Himel.

  • Education

    • Bachelor, Louisiana State University, 1973. Master of Library Science, Louisiana State University, 1975.

    Career

    • Librarian Louisiana State Penitentiary, Angola, 1974-1975. Director Morehouse Parish Library, Bastrop, Louisiana, 1975-1980. Public library consultant Louisiana State Library, Baton Rouge, 1980-1985.

      Director Jefferson Parish Library, Metairie, Louisiana, since 1985.

    Religion

    Denomination: Roman Catholic

    Membership

    Board directors St. Joseph Catholic Church, Bastrop, 1980. Member American Library Association (Second vice president 1978-1979, junior members round table affiliates council 1978-1979), Louisiana Library Association (Mid-Career award 1987, legislation chairman 1978-1980, president 1984-1985), Jefferson Performing Arts Society (board directors since 1988).

    Personality

    Interests

    Music, wine, bicycling.

    Connections

    • Married Patricia Lynn Newman, January 6, 1973. Children: Camille, Rachael, Laura.
    • father: Wilfred Benoit Himel
    • mother: Harriet Mattie (Benoit) Himel
    • spouse: Patricia Lynn Newman
    • children: Camille Benoit
    • Rachael Benoit
    • Laura Benoit
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    Born March 16, 1951
    (age 65)
    Nationality
    • 1973
      Louisiana State University
    • 1975
      Louisiana State University
    • 1974 - 1975
      Librarian Louisiana State Penitentiary
      Angola
    • 1975 - 1980
      director, Morehouse Parish Library
      Bastrop, Louisiana, United States
    • 1980 - 1985
      public library consultant, Louisiana State Library
      Baton Rouge, Louisiana, United States
    • 1985
      director, Jefferson Parish Library
      Metairie, Louisiana, United States