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Rodney K. Waldron, American librarian. Decorated Bronze Star. Served with infantry Army of the United States, 1942-1945, PTO. Member American Library Association, Oregon Library Association, Pacific Northwest Library Association (president 1965-1966) Clubs: Rotarian.

Background

Waldron, Rodney K. was born on February 15, 1919 in Newberg, Oregon, United States. Son of James Roscoe and Margaret (Wertman) Waldron.

Education

Bachelor, University Denver, 1950. Master of Science in liberal studies, University Denver, 1950.

Career

With Rural Electrification Administration, 1939-1942, Colorado Archives, Denver, 1950. Cataloger Missouri History Society, 1951. General assistant, archivist University Idaho, 1951-1953, assistant librarian, head readers services, 1953-1954.

Administrative assistant to director, assistant librarian, then associate librarian Oregon State University, 1954-1965, director libraries, 1965-1984. Consultant in field; chairman interinstl. library council Oregon State System Higher Education, 1976-1979.

Membership

Served with infantry Army of the United States, 1942-1945, PTO. Member American Library Association, Oregon Library Association, Pacific Northwest Library Association (president 1965-1966) Clubs: Rotarian.

Connections

Married Virginia E. Lay, January 30, 1946. 1 son, John Stuart (deceased).

father:
James Roscoe Waldron

mother:
Margaret (Wertman) Waldron

spouse:
Virginia E. Lay