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Timothy George Walch

Timothy George Walch, American library director. Member Organization American Historians, United States Catholic History Society, State History Society Iowa (trustee since 2005), Rotary International (Harris fellow since 2005).

Background

  • Walch, Timothy George was born on December 6, 1947 in Detroit, Michigan, United States. Son of George Louis Walch and Margaret Mary (Shields) DeSchryver.

  • Education

    • Bachelor, University Notre Dame, 1970. Doctor of Philosophy, Northwestern University, 1975.

    Career

    • Lecturer history Northwestern University, 1974—1975. Associate director Society of America Archivists, Chicago, 1975-1979. Program analyst National History Publication and Records Commission, Washington, 1979-1981.

      Budget analyst National Archives and Record Service, 1981-1982. Chief, publications development branch National Archives and Records Administration, 1982-1988. Assistant director Hoover Presidential Library. and Museum, West Branch, Iowa, 1988-1993, director, since 1993.

      Co-director Modern Archives Institute, National Archives and Records Administration, 1981—1988. President Catholic Community Foundation of Iowa, 2002—2003. Chair Iowa Center Book, 2005—2007, Iowa History Foundation, 2006—2007.

    Works

    • Catholicism in America: A Series of Articles from The Commonweal
    • Contents include Catholicism in America, A Jew looks at Catholics, Clergy and Laity, Catholics and American democracy, Catholics and politics, Catholics and social reform, Catholic radicalism in America, Catholics and education, Catholics and science, Catholics and literature, Reading and writing, Movies, A European view of Catholic extremists etc.

    Membership

    Member Organization American Historians, United States Catholic History Society, State History Society Iowa (trustee since 2005), Rotary International (Harris fellow since 2005).

    Connections

    • Married Victoria Irons, June 24, 1978. Children: Thomas Emmet, Brian Edward.
    • father: George Louis Walch DeSchryver
    • mother: Margaret Mary (Shields) DeSchryver
    • spouse: Victoria Irons
    • children: Thomas Emmet Walch
    • Brian Edward Walch
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    Born December 6, 1947
    (age 69)
    Nationality
    • 1970
      University Notre Dame
    • 1975
      Northwestern University
    • 1974 - 1975
      Lecturer, history Northwestern University
    • 1975 - 1979
      associate, director Society American Archivists
      Chicago, Illinois, United States
    • 1979 - 1981
      program analyst, National History Publication and Records Commission
      Washington, United States
    • 1981 - 1982
      budget analyst, National Archives and Record Service
    • 1982 - 1988
      chief
    • 1988 - 1993
      assistant, director Hoover Presidential Library and Museum
      West Branch, Michigan, United States
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