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-====== John Erik Spicer ======+====== Erik John Spicer ======
  
 b. Apr. 9, 1926, Ottawa; d. Sept. 27, 2015, Ottawa\\ b. Apr. 9, 1926, Ottawa; d. Sept. 27, 2015, Ottawa\\
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 BA 1948 Victoria College, University of Toronto\\ BA 1948 Victoria College, University of Toronto\\
-BLS 1949 School of Library and Information Science, University of Toronto\\ +BLS 1949 University of Toronto Library School\\ 
-MALS 1959 University of Michigan\\+MALS 1959 University of Michigan Department of Library Science\\
  
 ===== Positions: ===== ===== Positions: =====
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 1949–1950 Librarian, University of Victoria Library, University of Toronto\\ 1949–1950 Librarian, University of Victoria Library, University of Toronto\\
-1950–1952 Circulation Librarian, Ottawa Public Library\\ +1950–1952 Circulation and Reference Librarian, Ottawa Public Library\\ 
- +1953–1954 Librarian, University of Michigan Library, Ann Arbor\\
-1953–54 Librarian, University of Michigan Library, Ann Arbor\\ +
 1954–1959 Deputy Librarian, Ottawa Public Library\\ 1954–1959 Deputy Librarian, Ottawa Public Library\\
-1960–1994 Parliamentary Librarian of CanadaThe first professional librarian in the position.\\+1960–1994 Parliamentary Librarian of Canada [The first professional librarian in the position]\\
 1994–2014 Parliamentary Librarian Emeritus and Honorary Officer of the House of Commons and the Senate\\ 1994–2014 Parliamentary Librarian Emeritus and Honorary Officer of the House of Commons and the Senate\\
  
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 1979 Distinguished Alumnus Award, University of Michigan\\ 1979 Distinguished Alumnus Award, University of Michigan\\
 1989 Distinguished Graduate Medal, Faculty of Library and Information Science, University of Toronto\\ 1989 Distinguished Graduate Medal, Faculty of Library and Information Science, University of Toronto\\
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 1994 Member, Order of Canada\\ 1994 Member, Order of Canada\\
  
 ===== Accomplishments: ===== ===== Accomplishments: =====
  
-Did wartime service with the Royal Canadian Air Force and the Royal Canadian Infantry Corps\\ +Did wartime service with the Royal Canadian Air Force and the Royal Canadian Infantry Corps, 1944–1945\\
 Longest continuing serving Parliamentary official with the rank of Deputy Minister.\\ Longest continuing serving Parliamentary official with the rank of Deputy Minister.\\
-Served under eight Prime Ministers and reported to 12 Speakers of the Senate and 10 Speakers of the House of Commons.\\ +Served under eight Prime Ministers and reported to twelve Speakers of the Senate and ten Speakers of the House of Commons.\\ 
- +Library Association of Ottawa, president 1955–1956\\ 
-Library Association of Ottawa, president 1955–56\\ +Canadian Library Associationlife member, president 1979–1980\\ 
-Canadian Library Associationlife member, president 1979–80\\ +Ontario Library Associationlife member, president 1962–1963\\ 
-Ontario Library Associationlife member, president 1962–63\\ +Institute of Professional Librarians of Ontario, president 1959–1960\\
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-Institute of Professional Librarians of Ontario, president 1959–60\\+
 Member of the Governor Generals’ Foot Guards. Retired in 1962 with the rank of Major\\ Member of the Governor Generals’ Foot Guards. Retired in 1962 with the rank of Major\\
 +Member, ex-officio, National Library Advisory Board, 1970–1973\\
  
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