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Rosalie Ann Clamme, American library director. Certified librarian, Indiana.


Clamme, Rosalie Ann was born in Anderson, Indiana. Daughter of Allen James and Lena Mae (VanNess) Grose.


Bachelor of Science in Journalism, Ball State University, 1969; Master of Library Science, Ball State University, 1981.


Assistant editor Trap & Field Magazine, Indianapolis, 1970-1971. Legal secretary Yarling, Winter, Tunnell, Robinson & Lamb, 1971-1973. Office manager Office of Jay County Prosecutor, Portland, Indiana, 1974-1980.

Library director Jay County Public Library., since 1981. President East Indiana Area Library Service Authority, 1984-1986, Indiana Library Federation Endowment, Indianapolis, 1994-1997.


  • Certified librarian, Indiana.


Director United Way of Jay County, 1977-1985, treasurer, co-chair prom parents Jay County High School, 1987, 92, member task force Portland Strategic Plan, 1982-1991, 1998-1999, Jay County Development Corporation Board Directors, 1999-2011, Community Learning Center Task Force, since 1999-2003. Member American Library Association, Indiana Library. Federation, Cincinnatus League (president, vice president, founder since 1987), Kappa Kappa Kappa (treasurer since 1981), The Portland Foundation, 3003-2012 (president, vice president, secretary-treasurer).

Outstanding Librarian Award, Indiana Library Federation, 1998; Lifetime of Service Award, Jay County Chamber of Commerce, 2012.


  • Other Interests

    Needlecrafts, sailing, reading.


Married Robert Allen Clamme, June 27, 1969. Children: Lisa Rene, Anne Kathryn, Robert David.

Allen James

Lena Mae (VanNess) Grose

Robert Allen Clamme

Lisa Rene Clamme

Anne Kathryn Clamme

Robert David Clamme