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James LeRoy Dertien, American librarian. President, board directors Volunteer and Information Center, Sioux Falls, 1991-1993. Member American Library Association, Mountain Plains Library Association (president 1978-1979, editor newsletter since 1982), South Dakota Library Association (president 1986-1987). Lodges: Rotary.

Background

Dertien, James LeRoy was born on December 14, 1942 in Kearney, Nebraska, United States. Son of John Ludwig and Muriel May (Cooley) Dertien.

Education

Bachelor of Arts South Dakota, 1965. Master of Library Science, University Pittsburgh, 1966. Master of Public Administration, University South Dakota, 1995.

Career

Head librarian, Mitchell Public Library, South Dakot, 1966-1967; head librarian, Sioux Falls College, South Dakot, 1967-1969; acting director libraries, U. South Dakot, Vermillion, 1969-1970; head librarian, Veterans Memorial Public Library, Bismarck, North Dakota, 1970-1975; head librarian, Bellevue Public Library, Nebraska, 1975-1981; library director, Siouxland Libraries, South Dakot, since 1981.

Membership

President, board directors Volunteer and Information Center, Sioux Falls, 1991-1993. Member American Library Association, Mountain Plains Library Association (president 1978-1979, editor newsletter since 1982), South Dakota Library Association (president 1986-1987). Lodges: Rotary.

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Avocations: backpacking. Reading; gardening.

Connections

Married Elaine Paulette Mohror, December 26, 1966. Children— David Dalton, Channing Lee.

father:
John Ludwig Dertien

mother:
Muriel May (Cooley) Dertien

spouse:
Elaine Paulette Mohror

child:
Channing Lee Dertien

child:
David Dalton Dertien