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Charles W. Walton, American library director. Achievements include discovery of 2 new species of orchids. Recipient Lifetime Achievement award, Special Library. Association, 1994. Fellow: American Society Technological Archivists; member: Modern Language Association (president 2000), Hawaii Library. Association 1995, Rotary 2003.

Background

Walton, Charles W. was born on May 9, 1948 in Oak Park, Illinois, United States. Son of Bernard C. and Mary (Soucek) Walton.

Education

Bachelor, Loras College, 1968. Master of Arts, University Iowa, 1972. Master of Arts, University Minnesota, 1975.

Career

Library. manager, director Veterans Administration Medical Center, Minneapolis, 1975—1978. Library manager United States Department Commerce, New Orleans, 1978—1982. Library director United States Army Garrison, New Jersey, 1982—2000, United States Department Defense information School, Fort Meade, Maryland, since 2000.

President Walton Enterprises, Takoma Park, Maryland, since 1998. Lieutenant Commander United States Army Reserve, since 1980.

Achievements

  • Achievements include discovery of 2 new species of orchids.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Author: Digital Services and Research Capabilities, 1993, Who Pulled the Plug?, 1998, Distance Library Services, 2003.

Membership

Fellow: American Society Technological Archivists. Member: Modern Language Association (president 2000), Hawaii Library. Association 1995, Rotary 2003.

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Deep sea diving, trekking in Antarctica, growing orchids.

Connections

Married Constantina Thoula Pakarridippolous, December 26, 1985. Children: Nicholas, Sophia, Zoe. Married Antonia Maria Velasquez (deceased December 25, 1985).

father:
Bernard C. Walton

mother:
Mary (Soucek) Walton

spouses:
Constantina Thoula Pakarridippolous

Antonia Maria Velasquez

children:
Nicholas Walton

Sophia Walton

Zoe Walton