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James B. Casey

James B. Casey, American librarian. Recipient Heath Literature award, American Numismatic Association, 1980, Library of the Year award, Illinois Library. Association, 2005. Grant review committee Illinois State Library. Construction, since 1999; Member American Library Association (member council since 1996), Illinois Library. Association (public policy committee 2001-2004).

Background

  • Casey, James B. was born on June 29, 1950 in Syracuse, New York, United States. Son of John Joseph and Louise (Countryman) Casey.

  • Education

    • Master of Library Science, State University of New York, Geneseo, 1973. Master of Arts, Cleveland State University, 1979. Doctor of Philosophy, Case Western Reserve University, 1985.

    Career

    • Head librarian Ohio History Society, Columbus, 1983-1984. Director Pickaway County Public Library., Circleville, Ohio, 1984-1992, Oak Lawn (Illinois) Library., since 1992.

    Works

    • Editor: Libby Prison Autograph Book, 1984.

    Membership

    Grant review committee Illinois State Library. Construction, since 1999. Member American Library Association (member council since 1996), Illinois Library.

    Association (public policy committee 2001-2004).

    Personality

    Interests

    Coin collecting/numismatics.

    Connections

    • Married Diane Dates, November 16, 1984. Children: Nathan, Jeremy.
    • father: John Joseph Casey
    • mother: Louise (Countryman) Casey
    • spouse: Diane Dates
    • children: Nathan Casey
    • Jeremy Casey
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    Born June 29, 1950
    (age 66)
    Nationality
    • 1973
      State University of New York
    • 1979
      Cleveland State University
    • 1985
      Case Western Reserve University
    • 1983 - 1984
      Head, librarian Ohio History Society
      Columbus, Ohio, United States
    • 1984 - 1992
      director, Pickaway County Public Library
      Circleville, Ohio, United States
    • 1992
      director, Pickaway County Public Library