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Helen Dondero, American Librarian ( hum: library, Retired)librarian. Member Connecticut library association, Haddam History Society (citation of merit 1983).

Background

Dondero, Helen was born on March 23, 1908 in Hartford, Connecticut, United States. Daughter of Thomas Frances and Anne (Cummings) Garrity.

Education

Bachelor of Arts cum laude, College New Rochelle (New York), 1928. Postgraduate New York School Social Work.

Career

Family social worker Roman Catholic Diocesan Bureau, Hartford, 1932-1934. Welfare supervisor, E. Hartford, 1934-1935. Social worker Connecticut Welfare Department, 1935-1937.

District supervisor Connecticut Bureau Old Age Assistance, 1937-1940. Secretary, administrative assistant department astronomy Wesleyan University, Middletown, Connecticut, 1956-1965. Head librarian Brainerd Memorial Library, Haddam, Connecticut, 1968-1984, trustee, 1948-1968.

Retired, 1984.

Membership

Member of Haddam History Society (citation of merit 1983), Connecticut Library. Association.

Connections

Married Timothy Joseph Dondero, September 17, 1938. Children: Timothy Joseph, Mary Elizabeth Dondero Rice, Thomas, Gregory.

father:
Thomas Frances Garrity

mother:
Anne (Cummings) Garrity

spouse:
Timothy Joseph Dondero

child:
Timothy Joseph Dondero

child:
Mary Elizabeth Dondero Rice Dondero

child:
Thomas Dondero

child:
Gregory Dondero