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George Vincent Fagan, American librarian, historian.


Fagan, George Vincent was born on October 4, 1917 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States. Son of William J. and Mary A. (Carrigan) Fagan.


Bachelor of Science, Temple University, 1940. Master of Arts, Temple University, 1941. Master of Arts in liberal studies, University Denver, 1957.

Doctor of Philosophy, University Pennsylvania, 1954.


Instructor history, Temple University, 1940-1941, 46-51;instructor, United States Naval Academy, 1951-1954;associate editor, Air U. Press, 1954-1955;associate professor, United States Air Force Academy, 1955-1956;professor of history and director library, United States Air Force Academy, 1956-1969;professor library science, head librarian, Tutt Library, Colorado College, 1969-1983;library consultant, since 1983. Lecturer Regis College, Denver, 1957-1959, U. Denver, 1960-1963, U. Colorado, 1960-1968. Executive director Colorado Committee for National Library Week, 1959-1963.



Trustee Colorado Springs Fine Arts Center, 1961-1966. Vice president Pikes Peak Srs., Inc., 1982-1987, Colorado Springs Catholic Housing Corporation, since 1983. Co-chairman advisory council Colorado Springs Fine Arts Center, 1984-1988.

Treasurer Friends of the Air Force Academy Library Inc., since 1986. Commissioned Second lieutenant Army of the United States, 1942. Advanced through grades to colonel United States Air Force, 1963.


Married Ernestine M. Hudak, November 21, 1942. Children: George Vincent, William J., John E., Ernestine A.T., Terence P.

William J. Fagan

Mary A. (Carrigan) Fagan

Ernestine M. Hudak

George Vincent Fagan

William J. Fagan

John E. Fagan

Ernestine A.T. Fagan

Terence P. Fagan