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John Clifford Blegen

John Clifford Blegen, American library administrator. Active Glenview Values Project, since 1991, co-chair, 1993-1995; board directors Youth Services Glenview, 1991-1992. Member American Library Association, Public Library. Association (chair committee since 1980), Information Futures Institute, Rotary (president Glenview club 1994, 96).

Background

  • Blegen, John Clifford was born on June 14, 1942 in Chicago, Illinois, United States. Son of Harold S. and Thelma C. (Berge) Blegen.

  • Education

    • AB, Bowdoin College, 1964. Doctor of Philosophy, Johns Hopkins University, 1973. Medical Science Liaison Society, Catholic University America, 1979.

    Career

    • Instructor Romance language State University of New York, Binghamton, 1968-1973. Reference library Enoch Pratt Free Library., Baltimore, 1974-1979, senior administrative assistant, 1979-1982, assistant director, 1982-1988. Director Glenview (Illinois) Public Library., since 1989.

      Consultant St. Paul Public Library., 1994, Lake Forest (Illinois) Public Library., 1994-1995, Cooperative Computer Services, Arlington Heights, Illinois, 1994-1995.

    Works

    • Contributor articles and reviews to professional journals.

    Membership

    Active Glenview Values Project, since 1991, co-chair, 1993-1995. Board directors Youth Services Glenview, 1991-1992. Member American Library Association, Public Library.

    Association (chair committee since 1980), Information Futures Institute, Rotary (president Glenview club 1994, 96).

    Personality

    Interests

    Jazz music.

    Connections

    • Married Rachel E. Diamond, December 16, 1967. Children: Michael Louis, Theodore Charles.
    • father: Harold S. Blegen
    • mother: Thelma C. (Berge) Blegen
    • spouse: Rachel E. Diamond
    • children: Michael Louis Blegen
    • Theodore Charles Blegen
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    Born June 14, 1942
    (age 74)
    Nationality
    • 1964
      Bowdoin College
    • 1973
      Johns Hopkins University
    • 1979
      Catholic University America
    • 1968 - 1973
      Instructor, Romance language State University of New York
      Binghamton, New York, United States
    • 1974 - 1979
      reference library Enoch Pratt Free Library
      Baltimore, Maryland, United States
    • 1989
      director, Glenview (Illinois) Public Library