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Librarian

Dale Monroe Bentz was American librarian. President Iowa City Board Education, 1962-1963; Member Iowa Library Association (president, 1959-1960), American Library Association (president resources and technical services division 1975-1976), American Association of University Professors, Association College and Research Libraries, Beta Phi Mu (president 1966-1967) Clubs: Triangle (president 1958-1959), University Athletic (secretary 1979-1980).

Background

Bentz, Dale Monroe was born on January 3, 1919 in York County, Pennsylvania, United States. Son of Solomon Earl and Mary Rebecca (Wonders) Bentz.

Education

AB, Gettysburg College, 1939. Bachelor of Science in Law.S., University North Carolina Chapel Hill, 1940. Master of Science, University Illinois, 1951.

Career

With, Periodicals department U. North Carolina Library, Chapel Hill, 1940-1941;with, Serials Department, Duke U. Library, Durham, North Carolina, 1941-1942;assistant librarian, East Carolina Teachers College, Greenville, North Carolina, 1946-1948;head processing Department, University Tennessee Library, Knoxville, 1948-1953;associate director libraries, U. Iowa, Iowa City, 1953-1970;university librarian, U. Iowa, Iowa City, 1970-1986;university librarian emeritus, U. Iowa, Iowa City, since 1986.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Editor University Tennessee Library Lectures, 1952. Contributor articles to professional journals.

Membership

President Iowa City Board Education, 1962-1963. Member Iowa Library Association (president, 1959-1960), American Library Association (president resources and technical services division 1975-1976), American Association of University Professors, Association College and Research Libraries, Beta Phi Mu (president 1966-1967) Clubs: Triangle (president 1958-1959), University Athletic (secretary 1979-1980).

Connections

Married Mary Gail Menius, June 13, 1942. Children: Dale Flynn, Thomas Earl, Mary Carolyn.

father:
Solomon Earl Bentz

mother:
Mary Rebecca (Wonders) Bentz

spouse:
Mary Gail Menius

child:
Dale Flynn Bentz

child:
Thomas Earl Bentz

child:
Mary Carolyn Bentz