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Nancy Miles Gillfillan

Nancy Miles Gillfillan, American librarian.

Background

  • Gillfillan, Nancy Miles was born on January 8, 1942 in Robinson, Illinois, United States. Daughter of Halsey Lincoln Miles and Betty (Ingram) Miles Davenport.

  • Education

    • Bachelor, University Illinois, 1964. Master of Science, University Illinois, 1966. Student, University Denver, 1980.

    Career

    • Reference library Kansas City Public Library., Missouri, 1964—1966. Instructor, extended services library Indiana State University, Terre Haute, 1966—1969. Part-time instructor Illinois Valley Community College, Oglesby, 1977—1980, reference library, 1985—1986.

      Owner, manager Book Barn, Walnut, Illinois, since 1980. Library director Dixon Public Library., since 1986.

    Works

    • Author: Pocket Guide to Bureau County Authors, 1983. Contributor articles to professional journals.

    Politics

    Pacifists should be honored because they do not allow us to become complacent about war and violence.

    Party affiliation: Republican

    Religion

    God wants to see people productive, creative, useful, and supremely happy, within an environment of spiritual perfection, health, peace, and love.

    Denomination: Methodist

    Views

    As human beings people find themselves as part of an unjust, sinful and violent world, which we may feel individually helpless to change. If we accept forgiveness, God can enable us to resist evil and to live life to the full.

    Membership

    Vice president Bureau County Home Health Services Board, since 1979, president, 1984—1986. Member of American Library Association, Illinois Library. Association, Association Field Services Teacher Education (executive board member 1968-1969), Adult Education Association Indiana (executive board member, co-editor newsletter), Illinois Homemakers Extension Federation (board directors, editor newsletter 1977-1980, state secretary executive committee since 1982), Order Eastern Star Club, Illinois Federation Women's Club, United Methodist Women Club.

    Connections

    • Married Richard Allen Gillfillan, June 9, 1963. 1 child David Miles.
    • father: Halsey Lincoln Miles Davenport
    • mother: Betty (Ingram) Miles Davenport
    • spouse: Richard Allen Gillfillan
    • child: David Miles Gillfillan
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    Born January 8, 1942
    (age 74)
    Nationality
    • 1964
      University Illinois
    • 1966
      University Illinois
    • 1980
      University Denver
    • 1964 - 1966
      Reference library Kansas City Public Library
      Missouri, United States
    • 1966 - 1969
      instructor
      Terre Haute, Indiana, United States
    • 1977 - 1980
      part-time instructor, Illinois Valley Community College
      Oglesby, Illinois, United States
    • 1985 - 1986
      part-time instructor, Illinois Valley Community College
    • 1986
      library director, Dixon Public Library
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