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Gail Elaine Marion

Gail Elaine Marion, American reference librarian. Named to Outstanding Young Women of America, 1985; National Guard Officers Association scholar, 1980.


  • Marion, Gail Elaine was born on May 31, 1952 in Bloomington, Illinois, United States. Daughter of Ralph Herbert and Norma Mae (Crump) Nyberg.

  • Education

    • Associate of Arts in Liberal Arts, Florida Junior College, 1976. Bachelor in the United States History, University North Florida, 1978. Master of Science in Library and Information Science, Florida State University, 1985.


    • Law library, legal researcher Mathews Osborne et al, Jacksonville, Florida, 1979-1982. Reference library City of Jacksonville-Public Libraries, since 1982.


    The Church is after all a movement which sought to inject passion, direction and purpose into the spiritual lives of the people.

    Party affiliation: Republican


    Since righteousness is demanded of God, one needs to know how to receive it. It is received through faith. It is having faith in God.

    Denomination: Methodist


    The strong feature of Methodism is that prayers are not only led by an ordained minister, but often by a local preacher - a lay person who has been trained and authorized to lead worship and preach.


    With United States Army, 1970-1972, major United States Army Reserve, since 1978, with Florida Army National Guard, 1974-1978. Member American Library Association, Women's Army Corps Veterans Association, Adjunct General Regimental Corps, Reserve Officers Association, Florida Library. Association, Florida Paleontological Society.



    Art, photography, reading, rock hounding, nascar auto racing.


    • Married David Louis Marion, May 13, 1972 (div. April 1983).
    • father: Ralph Herbert Nyberg
    • mother: Norma Mae (Crump) Nyberg
    • spouse: David Louis Marion
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    Born March 31, 1952
    (age 64)
    • 1976
      Florida Junior College
    • 1978
      University North Florida
    • 1985
      Florida State University
    • 1982
      reference library City of Jacksonville-Public Libraries