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Anthony Hugh Benoit, American librarian. Board directors St. Joseph Catholic Church, Bastrop, 1980. Member American Library Association (Second vice president 1978-1979, junior members round table affiliates council 1978-1979), Louisiana Library Association (Mid-Career award 1987, legislation chairman 1978-1980, president 1984-1985), Jefferson Performing Arts Society (board directors since 1988).

Background

Benoit, Anthony Hugh was born on March 16, 1951 in Crowley, Louisiana, United States. Son of Wilfred Benoit and Harriet Mattie (Benoit) Himel.

Education

Bachelor, Louisiana State University, 1973. Master of Library Science, Louisiana State University, 1975.

Career

Librarian Louisiana State Penitentiary, Angola, 1974-1975. Director Morehouse Parish Library, Bastrop, Louisiana, 1975-1980. Public library consultant Louisiana State Library, Baton Rouge, 1980-1985.

Director Jefferson Parish Library, Metairie, Louisiana, since 1985.

Membership

Board directors St. Joseph Catholic Church, Bastrop, 1980. Member American Library Association (Second vice president 1978-1979, junior members round table affiliates council 1978-1979), Louisiana Library Association (Mid-Career award 1987, legislation chairman 1978-1980, president 1984-1985), Jefferson Performing Arts Society (board directors since 1988).

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Music, wine, bicycling.

Connections

Married Patricia Lynn Newman, January 6, 1973. Children: Camille, Rachael, Laura.

father:
Wilfred Benoit Himel

mother:
Harriet Mattie (Benoit) Himel

spouse:
Patricia Lynn Newman

child:
Camille Benoit

child:
Rachael Benoit

child:
Laura Benoit