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Information specialist

William Henry Simon, American Information specialist ( ind: service)information specialist. Recipient General Scholar, School Library Science, Columbia University, 1955; Wood Badge, Boy Scouts American, 1972, Merit award, 1974.


Simon, William Henry was born on December 26, 1928 in New Haven. Son of Henry Charles and Florence (Shaw) Simon.


Associate of Arts, Junior College Commerce, New Haven, 1948. Bachelor, University Bridgeport, 1950. Master of Science in Library Science, Columbia, 1955.

Master of Business Administration, Western New England College, 1964.


Circulation desk assistant Sterling Memorial Library., New Haven, 1951—1952. Professional assistant business and technical department Bridgeport Public Library., Bridgeport, 1955—1956. Chief library New Haven Research Library.

Olin-Mathieson Chemical Corporation, 1956—1961. Technical information supervisor Nuclear Power Systems, Combustion Engineering, Inc., Windsor, Connecticut, 1961, manager information and administrative services, 1961—1985, library, records mgmt consultant, from 1985. Research manager Miller, Starrett, West and Associates, Inc.

Management consultant and research firm Hartford, 1961—1962. Member Connecticut advisory committee Inter-Library Cooperative, 1967—1968. Subordinate chairman advisory committee Connecticut Public Library.

Standards, 1967—1968. Board directors Capitol Region Library. Council, 1970—1973

Chief merit badge counselor Metacomet district Long Rivers Council.

District training chairman Boy Scouts American. Assistant district commissioner Order Arrow. Vigil honor member National Eagle Scout Association.

Publicity chairman Windsor Republican Committee. Member Windsor Town Committee. Justice peace, 1965—1973.

Chairman board directors Windsor Public Library., 1969—1974. Vice-chairman Windsor Red Cross Drive, 1962.


Member of Nuclear Records Management Association (publications chairman 1977-1979, advisory board 1980-1984, charter member), National Rifle Association, Connecticut Library. Association, American Library. Association, Yale Library.

Associates, Association Connecticut Library Boards (chairman public relations and publicity committee, delegate), Association Records Managers Administrators, National Micrographics Association (director chapter 1979-1980), Green Mountain, Elks (chairman youth activities committee), Masons (member 32 degree), Beta Phi Mu, Alpha Phi Omega.


Married Dorothy Elaine Beckett, October 1, 1955. Children: Stephen Eric, William Edward.

Henry Charles Simon

Florence (Shaw) Simon

Dorothy Elaine Beckett

Stephen Eric Simon

William Edward Simon