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David Emerson Montgomery

library director

David Emerson Montgomery, American library director. Certified library, Iowa; certified teacher, Pennsylvania. International Studies Institute fellow, New Wilmington, 1976; grantee National History Publications and Records Commission, United States Government, Washington, 1985-1987, Texas Committee for Humanities, Austin, 1991.

Background

Montgomery, David Emerson was born on April 5, 1952 in Brownsville, Pennsylvania, United States. Son of Emerson Ulysses and Ada Leslie (Fulton) Montgomery.

Education

Bachelor, Westminster College, New Wilmington, Pennsylvania, 1974;Master of Arts, Slippery Rock State University, 1977;Master of Science, University of Illinois, 1983.

Career

Treasury officer, United States Treasury Department, Camden, New Jersey, 1975-1976;instructor history, University of Illinois, Urbana, 1978-1980;research assistant, Illinois History Survey, Urbana, 1980-1983;archivist, Illinois Geological Survey, Urbana, 1985;city archivist, library, City of Davenport, Iowa., 1985-1988;manager, Tyrrell History Library., Beaumont, Texas, since 1988;president, 222 Franklin Inc., since 1995. Archives consultant Scott County, Iowa, Davenport, 1987. Chairman, treasurer Beaumont (Texas) History Conference, since 1991.

Treasurer Association Records Mgrs. and Adminstrs.-Iowa-Illinois, Moline, 1986-1987.

Achievements

  • Certified library, Iowa. Certified teacher, Pennsylvania.

Works

  • Compiler: Davenport History - A Select Bibliography, 1986.

Membership

Member American History Association, Society of America Archivists, Society Southwest Archivists, Tyrrell History Library. Association (board member since 1988).

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Avocations: book collecting, antique collecting, philatelist, genealogist.

Connections

father:
Emerson Ulysses Montgomery

mother:
Ada Leslie (Fulton) Montgomery