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Ruth Nelson Lunde, American librarian. Active Boy Scouts American, Peoria, Illinois, 1949—1952, Girl Scouts American, Rockford, 1952—1969; Member of Winnebago and Boone Counties Genealogy Society, American Association State and Local History, Rockford (Illinois) History Society, Swedish History Society, Illinois State Genealogical Society, Sons Norway.

Background

Lunde, Ruth Nelson was born on January 29, 1914 in La Crosse, Wisconsin, United States. Daughter of O. Christian Nelson and Betsy Julie Munson.

Education

Degree, La Crosse State Teachers College, 1934. Degree, University Wisconsin, 1936.

Career

Assistant library Employers Mutual Insurance Library., Wausau, Wisconsin, 1936—1937. Head social science Rockford (Illinois) Public Library., 1962—1984, retired, 1984. Teacher genealogy Rock Valley College, Rockford, 1970—1982.

Membership

Active Boy Scouts American, Peoria, Illinois, 1949—1952, Girl Scouts American, Rockford, 1952—1969. Member of Winnebago and Boone Counties Genealogy Society, American Association State and Local History, Rockford (Illinois) History Society, Swedish History Society, Illinois State Genealogical Society, Sons Norway.

Connections

Married Olav Benjamim Lunde, June 12, 1937 (deceased December 20, 1973). Children: Stanley, Richard, Stephen(deceased), Betsy.

father:
O. Christian Nelson

mother:
Betsy Julie Munson

spouse:
Olav Benjamim Lunde

child:
Richard Lunde

child:
Stephen Lunde (deceased)

child:
Stanley Lunde

child:
Betsy Lunde