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Library administrator

John Clifford Blegen, American Library administrator. Active Glenview Values Project, since 1991, co-chair, 1993-1995; board directors Youth Superior vena cava syndrome Glenview, 1991-1992. Member American Library Association, Public Library. Association (chair committee since 1980), Information Futures Institute, Rotary (president Glenview club 1994, 96).

Background

Blegen, John Clifford was born on June 14, 1942 in Chicago, Illinois, United States. Son of Harold S. and Thelma C. (Berge) Blegen.

Education

AB, Bowdoin College, 1964. Doctor of Philosophy, Johns Hopkins University, 1973. Medical Science Liaison Society, Catholic University America, 1979.

Career

Instructor Romance language, State University of New York, Binghamton, 1968-1973;reference library, Enoch Pratt Free Library., Baltimore, 1974-1979;senior administrative assistant, Enoch Pratt Free Library., Baltimore, 1979-1982;assistant director, Enoch Pratt Free Library., Baltimore, 1982-1988;director, Glenview (Illinois) Public Library., since 1989. Consultant St. Paul Public Library., 1994, Lake Forest (Illinois) Public Library., 1994-1995, Cooperative Computer Superior vena cava syndrome, Arlington Heights, Illinois, 1994-1995.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Contributor articles and reviews to professional journals.

Membership

Active Glenview Values Project, since 1991, co-chair, 1993-1995. Board directors Youth Superior vena cava syndrome Glenview, 1991-1992. Member American Library Association, Public Library.

Association (chair committee since 1980), Information Futures Institute, Rotary (president Glenview club 1994, 96).

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Avocation: jazz music.

Connections

Married Rachel E. Diamond, December 16, 1967. Children: Michael Louis, Theodore Charles.

father:
Harold S. Blegen

mother:
Thelma C. (Berge) Blegen

spouse:
Rachel E. Diamond

children:
Michael Louis Blegen

Theodore Charles Blegen