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David Emerson Montgomery

David Emerson Montgomery, American library director. Certified library, Iowa; certified teacher, Pennsylvania. International Studies Institute fellow, New Wilmington, 1976; grantee National History Publications and Records Commission, United States Government, Washington, 1985-1987, Texas Committee for Humanities, Austin, 1991.


  • Montgomery, David Emerson was born on April 5, 1952 in Brownsville, Pennsylvania, United States. Son of Emerson Ulysses and Ada Leslie (Fulton) Montgomery.

  • Education

    • Bachelor, Westminster College, New Wilmington, Pennsylvania, 1974. Master of Arts, Slippery Rock State University, 1977. Master of Science, University Illinois, 1983.


    • Treasury officer United States Treasury Department, Camden, New Jersey, 1975-1976. Instructor history University Illinois, Urbana, 1978-1980. Research assistant Illinois History Survey, 1980-1983.

      Archivist Illinois Geological Survey, 1985. City archivist, library City of Davenport, Iowa, 1985-1988. Manager Tyrrell History Library., Beaumont, Texas, since 1988.

      President 222 Franklin Inc., since 1995. Archives consultant Scott County, Iowa, Davenport, 1987. Chairman, treasurer Beaumont (Texas) History Conference, since 1991.

      Treasurer Association Records Managers and Adminstrs.-Iowa-Illinois, Moline, 1986-1987.

    Major achievements

    • Certified library, Iowa. Certified teacher, Pennsylvania.


    • Compiler: Davenport History - A Select Bibliography, 1986.


    Party affiliation: Democrat


    Denomination: Presbyterian


    Member American History Association, Society of America Archivists, Society Southwest Archivists, Tyrrell History Library. Association (board member since 1988).



    Book collecting, antique collecting, philatelist, genealogist.

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    Born April 5, 1952
    (age 65)
    • 1974
      Westminster College
    • 1977
      Slippery Rock State University
    • 1983
      University Illinois
    • 1975 - 1976
      Treasury officer, United States Treasury Department
      Camden, United Kingdom
    • 1978 - 1980
      instructor, history University Illinois
      Urbana, Illinois, United States
    • 1980 - 1983
      research assistant, Illinois History Survey
    • 1985 - 1988
      city archivist
      Iowa, United States
    • 1985
      archivist Illinois Geological Survey
    • 1988
      manager, Tyrrell History Library
      Beaumont, Texas, United States
    • 1995
      president, 222 Franklin Incorporated
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