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consultant , librarian

Eugene De Benko, Hungarian librarian, consultant. Recipient Distinguished Faculty award Michigan State University, 1972. Member National Council Catholic Men, American Library Association, African Studies Association (member committee archives 1967-1970), Association Asian Studies (member committee Asian libraries 1964), Beta Phi Mu, Phi Beta Delta.

Background

Benko, Eugene De was born on June 2, 1917 in Szaszregen, Hungary. Son of Jeno and Vilma (Simon) De Benko. came to the United States, 1950, naturalized, 1956.

Education

Bachelor, Reg. Ferdinand University, Cluj, Rumania, 1939. Master of Arts, Reg. Ferdinand University, Cluj, Rumania, 1940. Doctor of Philosophy, Ferenc Jozsef University, Kolozsvar, Hungary, 1943.

Master of Arts, Indiana University, 1956.

Career

Junior officer economics affairs, Hungarian Civil Service, 1940-1947;business operations analyst, Associates Investment Company, South Bend, Indiana, 1952-1955;member of faculty, Michigan State University, East Lansing, since 1956;head, International Library, 1964-1985;professor social science, International Library, 1970-1986;consultant, International Library, since 1986. Lecturer consultant library U. Ryukyus, 1961-1963. Library consultant Agency for International Development, India, 1963, Thailand, 1967, Africa, 1966, 70-71, 77, 78.

Works

Membership

Member National Council Catholic Men, American Library Association, African Studies Association (member committee archives 1967-1970), Association Asian Studies (member committee Asian libraries 1964), Beta Phi Mu, Phi Beta Delta. Clubs: Michigan State University Faculty (East Lansing).

Connections

father:
Jeno Benko

mother:
Vilma (Simon) De Benko