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Librarian , school educator

Jean Elizabeth Gilborne, American school educator, librarian. Certified secondary teacher; library certified. Member Cambridge Rebekah Lodge #517 (noble grand since 1981), Columbian Club, Illinois Retired Teachers (Henry-Stark Unit president 1990-1991), Geneseo Business and Professional Club (president 1959-1961, 74-76), Gamma Omicron, Beta Sigma Phi, Beta Phi Museum.

Background

Gilborne, Jean Elizabeth was born on June 21, 1910 in Bonfield, Illinois, United States. Daughter of John V. and Anna Belle (Stroud) Gilborne.

Education

Bachelor of Education, Illinois State University, 1937; Master in English, University of Illinois, 1944; Master of Library Science, University of Illinois, 1951.

Career

Teacher, various rural schools, Kankakee County, Illinois, 1928-1938; teacher, Sheridan (Illinois) High School, 1938-1939; teacher, Fillmore (Illinois) High School, 1939-1940; teacher, Ashmore (Illinois) High School, 1940-1942; teacher, Westfield (Illinois) U., 1942-1944; teacher, Cerro Gordo (Illinois) High School, 1944-1950; library, Geneseo (Illinois) Unit District, 1951-1975; retr., Geneseo (Illinois) Unit District, 1975.

Achievements

  • Certified secondary teacher. Library certified.

Politics

God, who is heard throughout the Bible, calls for justice for the widows, orphans and aliens who were oppressed by the powers of the day. Therefore the involvement in political life is something that Christians should not avoid.

Views

Loss, fear, grief or guilt may be weighing someone down. Never give up. Keep up with the search of truth in yourself and you will be awarded with the sense of happiness and joy you are looking for.

Membership

Member Cambridge Rebekah Lodge #517 (noble grand since 1981), Columbian Club, Illinois Retired Teachers (Henry-Stark Unit president 1990-1991), Geneseo Business and Professional Club (president 1959-1961, 74-76), Gamma Omicron, Beta Sigma Phi, Beta Phi Museum.

Connections

father:
John V. Gilborne

mother:
Anna Belle (Stroud) Gilborne