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Library administrator

Paul Monroe Rooney, American former library administrator. Served with United States Air Force, 1942-1945. Member American Library Association, New York Library. Association.

Background

Rooney, Paul Monroe was born on April 16, 1918 in Buffalo. Son of John Francis and Marguerite (Cass) Rooney.

Education

Bachelor of Science, State Teachers College, Buffalo, 1938. Bachelor of Science in liberal studies, University Buffalo, 1940.

Career

Branch librarian, Buffalo Public Library, 1940-1942;head reference department, Grosvenor Library, 1945-1959;head technical department, Buffalo and Erie County Public Library, 1959-1961;assistant deputy director, Buffalo and Erie County Public Library, 1961-1963;deputy director, Buffalo and Erie County Public Library, 1963-1975;director, Buffalo and Erie County Public Library, 1975-1983. Chairman New York State Public Librarians Certification Committee, 1959-1960. TrusteeWestern New York Library Resources Council, 1966-1983, president, 1969-1970.

Membership

Served with United States Air Force, 1942-1945. Member American Library Association, New York Library. Association.

Connections

Married Elizabeth Dorsey, January 22, 1955. Children: James, Thomas.

father:
John Francis Rooney

mother:
Marguerite (Cass) Rooney

spouse:
Elizabeth Dorsey

child:
James Rooney

child:
Thomas Rooney