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Library administrator

Charles Emerson Bates, American Library administrator ( hum: library)library administrator. Member American Library Association, Colorado Library. Association, Arkansas Valley Library. System (president 1984-1985, 89-90, 96-97, 97^), Rotary (president of the board directors 1981^).

Background

Bates, Charles Emerson was born on December 1, 1946 in Los Angeles, California, United States. Son of Willard Emerson Bates and Erica (Schmidt) Bates Beckwith.

Education

Bachelor, Valparaiso U., 1968. Master of Education, Loyola University, Chicago, 1970. Master of Library Science, Rosary College, 1973.

Head of reference Decatur Public Library., Illinois, 1973-1974. Consultant Rolling Prairie Library. System, Decatur, 1974-1976.

Assistant director Fond du Lac Public Library., Wisconsin, 1976-1981. Director Pueblo Library. District, Colorado, since 1981.

Board of directors Pueblo United Way, 1982-1986. President, board directors Sangre de Cristo Arts and Conference Center, Pueblo, 1990-1996. President of the board directors Rosemount Victorian House Museum, Pueblo, 1984-1990.

Career

Head reference Decatur (Illinois) Public Library., 1973-1974. Consultant Rolling Prairie Library. Systems, Decatur, 1974-1976.

Assistant director Fond du Lac (Wisconsin) Public Library., 1976-1981. Executive director Pueblo (Colorado) Library. District, from 1981.

Membership

Board directors Pueblo United Way, 1982-1986. President, board directors Sangre de Cristo Arts and Conference Center, Pueblo, 1990-1996. President board directors Rosemount Victorian House Museum, Pueblo, 1984-1990.

Member American Library Association, Colorado Library. Association, Arkansas Valley Library. Systems (president 1984-1985, 89-90, 96-97, 97—), Rotary (president board directors since 1981).

Connections

Married Mary Joan Genz, August 7, 1971. Children: Christopher, Noah, Colin.

father:
Willard Emerson Bates Beckwith

mother:
Erica (Schmidt) Bates Beckwith

spouse:
Mary Joan Genz

children:
Christopher Bates

Noah Bates

Colin Bates