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George Woolf Tanner

librarian

George Woolf Tanner, Canadian, American librarian. Member of Educational Theatre American, Utah Library. Association (president 1974).

Background

Tanner, George Woolf was born on April 5, 1919 in Cardston, Alberta. Arrived in United States, 1936. Son of John Sidney and Orrilla (Woolf) Tanner.

Education

Bachelor of Fine Arts, University Iowa, 1948. Master of Arts, University Iowa, 1951. Master of Library Science, University Denver, 1963.

Career

Instructor in theatre University of California at Los Angeles, 1951—1952, Utah State University, Logan, 1952—1955. Costumer, instructor Brigham Young University, Provo, Utah, 1955—1958. Language specialist Church College New Zealand, Hamilton, 1958—1963.

Library Weber State College Ogden, Utah, 1963—1969. Library, drama director Utah Technology College, from 1969. Chairman Utah College Library.

Council, Salt Lake City, 1976. Liaison National Council Boy Scouts New Zealand, Hamilton, 1958—1962. Former scoutmaster Boy Scouts America.

Member Orem City Library. Board, Utah, 1973—1979, president, Utah, 1974.

Membership

Member of Educational Theatre American, Utah Library. Association (president 1974).

Connections

Married Laura Webb Tanner, December 12, 1952. Children: Craig, Stephen, Jean, Wayne, Kara.

father:
John Sidney Tanner

mother:
Orrilla (Woolf) Tanner

spouse:
Laura Webb Tanner

children:
Craig Tanner

Stephen Tanner

Jean Tanner

Wayne Tanner

Kara Tanner