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Timothy George Walch, American Library administrator. Recipient Journalism award United States Catholic Press Association, 1986, 1st place publication award National Association Government Communicators, 1988, United States Archivist's award National Archives, 1993, Iowa Governor's Volunteer award, 1995, 97, Dominican Veritas Forum award, 1996. Member Organisation American Historians, United States Catholic History Society, Rotary International.


Walch, Timothy George was born on December 6, 1947 in Detroit, Michigan, United States. Son of George Louis Walch and Margaret Mary (Shields) DeSchryver.


Bachelor, University Notre Dame, 1970. Doctor of Philosophy, Northwestern University, 1975.


Lecturer history Northwestern University, 1974—1975. Associate director Society of America Archivists, Chicago, 1975-1979. Program analyst National History Publication and Records Commission, Washington, 1979-1981.

Budget analyst National Archives and Record Service, 1981-1982. Chief, publications development branch National Archives and Records Administration, 1982-1988. Assistant director Hoover Presidential Library. and Museum, West Branch, Iowa, 1988-1993, director, since 1993.

Co-director Modern Archives Institute, National Archives and Records Administration, 1981—1988. President Catholic Community Foundation of Iowa, 2002—2003. Chair Iowa Center Book, 2005—2007, Iowa History Foundation, 2006—2007.



Member Organization American Historians, United States Catholic History Society, State History Society Iowa (trustee since 2005), Rotary International (Harris fellow since 2005).


Married Victoria Irons, June 24, 1978. Children: Thomas Emmet, Brian Edward.

George Louis Walch DeSchryver

Margaret Mary (Shields) DeSchryver

Victoria Irons

Thomas Emmet Walch

Brian Edward Walch