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George Henry Scheetz, American library director. Named one of Outstanding Young Men of America, Junior Chamber of Commerce, 1979.


Scheetz, George Henry was born on July 27, 1952 in Columbus, Ohio, United States. Son of Donald Jean and Betty Jane (Killeen) Scheetz.


AB, University of Illinois, 1974;Master of Science, University of Illinois, 1976.


Reference library, Bradley U., Peoria, Illinois, 1977-1978;business library, Peoria Public Library., 1978-1979;branch manager, Peoria Public Library., 1979-1982;assistant director, Ames (Iowa) Public Library., 1982-1985;director, Sioux City (Iowa) Public Library., 1985-1992;director, Champaign (Illinois) Public Library., since 1992. Registered agent Sioux City Public Library. Foundation, 1990-1992.

Ex officio board of directors Champaign Public Library. Foundation, since 1993.


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  • Other Work

    • Author: Place Names of Story County, 1985, Trevor, 1986, Name's Names, 1988. Editor: Riverworld War, 1980. Contributor articles to professional journals.


Republican Junior League Community Advisory Council, Sioux City, 1985-1989. Board directors Sioux City Concert Course, 1991-1992. Board directors Virginia Theatre Group, since 1995, secretary since 1995, president, since 1996.

Member American Library Association, Illinois Library. Association (member public policy committee since 1994), American Name Society, Illinois State Library. Advisory Committee (subcommittee public library service since 1992), Science Fiction Research Association, Rotary, Sigma Tau Delta, Omicron Delta Kappa.


  • Other Interests

    Books and bibliographies, sherlock holmes, onomastics, logology, stamp collecting/philately.


Married Kathy Charlotte Durley, April 28, 1979, (divorced). Children: Trevor Killeen, Avery Kathleen.

Donald Jean Scheetz

Betty Jane (Killeen) Scheetz

Kathy Charlotte Durley

Trevor Killeen Scheetz

Avery Kathleen Scheetz