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Ronald Leonard Becker

Ronald Leonard Becker, American archivist. Member, vice president board trustees Metuchen (New Jersey) Public Library., 1977-1982. Member Society of America Archivists, Mid-Atlantic Regional Archives Conference (president 1975-1977), Federation Jewish Men's Clubs (vice president 1986-1988, trustee 1988-1992).

Background

  • Becker, Ronald Leonard was born on February 16, 1950 in New York City. Son of Bernard and Frieda (Miller) Becker.

  • Education

    • Bachelor of Arts in History, Duke University, 1971. Master of Arts in History, Rutgers University, 1972. Master of Library Science, Rutgers University, 1973.

    Career

    • Cataloger, bibliographer New Jersey History Society, Newark, 1973-1974. Curator manuscripts Rutgers University, New Brunswick, New Jersey, since 1974, head special collections, since 1991. Grant reviewer National Endowment of the Humanities, since 1977, United States Department Education, 1992-1994.

      Program evaluator New Jersey Committee for Humanities, Trenton, since 1983. Member New Jersey State History Records Advisory Board, since 1997. Advisory board Center Jewish History, since 2001.

    Works

    • Author: Checklist of New Jersey Periodicals, 1982. Co-author: Union List of New Jersey Annual Publications, 1977, History of the Jewish Community in Newark, New Jersey, 1995. Editor Mid-Atlantic Archivist, 1983-1992.

    Politics

    Party affiliation: Democrat

    Religion

    Denomination: Jewish

    Membership

    Member, vice president board trustees Metuchen (New Jersey) Public Library., 1977-1982. Member Society of America Archivists, Mid-Atlantic Regional Archives Conference (president 1975-1977), Federation Jewish Men's Clubs (vice president 1986-1988, trustee 1988-1992).

    Connections

    • Married Christine Lee Johnsen, January 6, 1974. Children: Nathan James, Bernard William.
    • father: Bernard Becker
    • mother: Frieda (Miller) Becker
    • spouse: Christine Lee Johnsen
    • children: Nathan James Becker
    • Bernard William Becker
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    Born February 16, 1950
    (age 66)
    Nationality
    • 1971
      Duke University
    • 1972
      Rutgers University
    • 1973
      Rutgers University
    • 1973 - 1974
      Cataloger
      Newark, Ohio, United States
    • 1974
      curator manuscripts Rutgers University
      New Brunswick, Canada