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librarian , writer

Jean Alling Thompson, American librarian, writer. Head Tampa (Florida) Support Committee of United Farm Workers, 1976-1978. Member of American Library Association, Association Writers and Writing Programs, North America Serials Interest Group, New England Library. Association.

Background

Thompson, Jean Alling was born on August 19, 1950 in Montclair, New Jersey, United States. Daughter of Richard Adams and Ann Chase (Alling) Thompson.

Education

Bachelor in English, Juniata Colonel, 1972. Master of Library Science, Rutgers University, 1974.

Career

Cataloger, reference librarian West Caldwell (New Jersey) Public Library, 1974. Cataloger, head of acquisitions Tampa-Hillsborough (Florida) County Public Library, 1974-1980. Librarian Tampa Colonel, 1980-1981.

Monographic cataloger Florida International University, Miami, 1981-1987. Assistant director Falmouth (Maine) Memorial Library, 1992-1993. Monographic cataloger University Albany, New York, 1994-1999.

Coordinator technical services, cataloging library Owen D. Young Library., St. Lawrence University, Canton, New York, 1999—2004. Manager Canton Farmer Market, Texas, since 2007. Secretary St. Lawrence County, since 2007, treasurer.

Secretary, treasurer PFLAG, St. Lawrence County Chapter, Canton.

Membership

Head Tampa (Florida) Support Committee of United Farm Workers, 1976-1978. Member of American Library Association, Association Writers and Writing Programs, North America Serials Interest Group, New England Library. Association.

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Avocations: hiking, canoeing, folk music, story telling.

Connections

father:
Richard Adams Thompson

mother:
Ann Chase (Alling) Thompson