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Louis Augustine Kenney was American librarian. Vice president San Diego Alliance for Mentally Ill, 1985-1988, 90-92, president, 1989. Member San Diego Opera Association, Friends of Malcolm A. Love Library., San Diego State University; American Library Association, California Library. Association (district president 1965), San Diego State University Alumni Association, Phi Alpha Theta, Mortar Board.

Background

Kenney, Louis Augustine was born on February 28, 1917 in Dorchester, Nebraska, United States. Son of Frank J. and Amelia (Peter) Kenney.

Education

Bachelor of Arts, Nebraska State Teachers College, 1939;Bachelor of Library Science, University of Illinois, 1940;Master of Sciences, University Illinois, 1947;postgraduate, U. Zurich, Switzerland, 1949-1950;Doctor of Philosophy, University Maryland., 1960.

Career

Assistant librarian, Engineering Library, University of Illinois, 1940-1941, 46;bibliographer acquisition department, Engineering Library, University of Illinois, 1947-1948;serials cataloger, Engineering Library, University of Illinois, 1955-1957;acquisition librarian, U. Notre Dame, 1948-1954;chief technical services, Illinois State Library, 1957-1959;chief librarian, Air Force Institute Technology, 1959-1960;university librarian, San Diego State University, 1961-1980;university librarian emeritus, San Diego State University, 1981-1993.

Works

Membership

Vice president San Diego Alliance for Mentally Ill, 1985-1988, 90-92, president, 1989. Member San Diego Opera Association, Friends of Malcolm A. Love Library., San Diego State University. American Library Association, California Library.

Association (district president 1965), San Diego State University Alumni Association, Phi Alpha Theta, Mortar Board.

Connections

Married Josephine Signer, July 17, 1950. Children: Martin, Bonita, Philip, Douglas.

father:
Frank J. Kenney

mother:
Amelia (Peter) Kenney

spouse:
Josephine Signer

child:
Martin Kenney

child:
Bonita Kenney

child:
Philip Kenney

child:
Douglas Kenney