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Ruth Southgate Arnold, American librarian. Certified library Virginia. Named Woman of the Year, Staunton Business & Professional Women's Organization, 1997; fellow Paul Harris, Rotary, 1995.

Background

Arnold, Ruth Southgate was born on October 2, 1950 in Cincinnati. Daughter of Roger Frederick Arnold and Harriet Hendershot Wolf Arnold.

Education

Bachelor, Eckerd College, 1972. Medical Science Liaison Society, Simmons College, 1977.

Career

Information specialist Warner-Eddison Associates, Inc., Cambridge, Massachusetts, 1977—1979. Assistant director Augusta County Library., Fishersville, Virginia, 1979—1981. Technical services library Staunton (Virginia) Public Library., 1987—1991, director, since 1991.

Achievements

  • Certified library Virginia.

Membership

Member educational committee Woodrow Wilson Birthplace, Staunton, 1998—2002. Vice president Staunton (Virginia) Downtown Development Association, 2003—2004, board member, 2001—2007. Member of American Library Association, Virginia Public Library.

Directors Association (secretary, regional representative 1997—2002), Virginia Library. Association (Second vice president 2000-2001, vice president/president-elect 2005, president 2006), Staunton Rotary Club 1998-1999.

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Choral singing, contra dancing.

Connections

Married Louis Dolive. Children: Caroline Elizabeth Dolive, William Arnold Dolive.

father:
Roger Frederick Arnold

mother:
Harriet Hendershot Wolf Arnold

spouse:
Louis Dolive

child:
Caroline Elizabeth Dolive Arnold

child:
William Arnold Dolive Arnold