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educator , junior college librarian

Elizabeth Carlson Orndoff was American junior college librarian, educator. License private pilot, 1941; certified teacher sociology.

Background

Orndoff, Elizabeth Carlson was born on March 28, 1918 in Spearville, Kansas, United States. Daughter of Carl Edward and Laura Rebecca (Pine) Carlson.

Education

Bachelor in Sociology, University Colorado, 1940. Bachelor of Education, University Colorado, 1940. Postgraduate, University Southern California, 1941.

Career

Physics department library, secretary, U. Colorado, Boulder, 1937-1940;head college librarian, Trinidad (Colorado) State Junior College, 1940-1942;teacher sociology, Trinidad (Colorado) State Junior College, 1941-1942;reference librarian, Los Alamos (New Mexico) Public Library., 1963-1973.

Achievements

  • License private pilot, 1941. Certified teacher sociology.

Works

Membership

Teacher Sunday school Methodist Church, Trinidad, 1940-1941. Den mother Boy ScoutsAm., Los Alamos, 1953-1955. Leader Girl Scouts United States of America, Los Alamos, 1955-1956.

Charter member United Church Los Alamos, since 1947, historian, 1994, 95;active Friends Los Alamos Public Library., 1989-1990, 94-, Habitat for Humanity, since 1994. Active Los Alamos Retirement Center, Inc., Blood Mobile, Meals on Wheels, Superior vena cava syndrome and Aid for the Relief of the Poor, Inc., since 1993. Member American Association of University Women (life), United Ostomy Association, U. Colorado Alumni Association, Senior Citizens, Los Alamos Ski Club, American Association Retired Teachers.

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Avocations: playing piano, writing, skiing, dancing, teaching Englishgrammer to foreigners upon request.

Connections

Married John Delbert Orndoff, December 26, 1942. Children: Barbara Kay Orndoff Fazal, David Keith, Richard Lee.

father:
Carl Edward Carlson

mother:
Laura Rebecca (Pine) Carlson

spouse:
John Delbert Orndoff

child:
Barbara Kay Orndoff Fazal Orndoff

child:
David Keith Orndoff

child:
Richard Lee Orndoff