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educator , Librarian

Jack Dalton, American librarian, educator. Member American Library Association.

Background

Dalton, Jack was born on March 21, 1908 in Holland, Virginia, United States. Son of John Preston and Selma Hatcher (Butler) Dalton.

Education

Student, Virginia Polytechnic Institute, 1927. Bachelor of Science, University Virginia, 1930. Master of Science, University Virginia, 1935.

Student, University Michigan, 1936.

Career

Instructor in English, Virginia Poly Institute, 1930-1934. Reference librarian University Virginia, 1936-1942, associate librarian, 1942-1950, librarian, 1950-1956. Director international relations office American Library Association, 1956-1959.

Dean School Library Service Columbia University, 1959-1970, professor, director Library Development Center, 1970-1979. Consultant, from 1979.

Membership

Member American Library Association.

Connections

Married Mary Armistead Gochnauer, September 6, 1933. 1 son, John Preston, III.

father:
John Preston Dalton

mother:
Selma Hatcher (Butler) Dalton

spouse:
Mary Armistead Gochnauer