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Lloyd de Witt Bockstruck
to Present All-Day Genealogy Seminar in Santa Rosa
25 April 2009

Mr. Bockstruck began his career as a librarian in 1971 and joined the Dallas Public Library in 1973 where he has become distinguished as a genealogical librarian and writer. He is the senior ranking faculty member of the Institute of Genealogy and Historical Research, Samford University, having joined in 1974. He has been on the faculty of the Genealogical Institute of Mid-America, University of Illinois at Springfield, since 1994. He has authored the genealogical column, “Family Tree,” in the Dallas Morning News, Dallas, Texas, since 1991. He became a Fellow of the National Genealogical Society in 1992. In 1994, Mr. Bockstruck was named Outstanding Alumnus of the Institute of Genealogical and Historical Research. He received the Filby Prize for Genealogical Librarianship in 1999, and in 2003, he received the Northeast Texas Library Systems Lifetime Achievement Award.

His topics in order of presentation will be:

This will be the seventeenth all-day session sponsored by SCGS. It will be held in the Harry A. Merlo Theater at the Wells Fargo Center for the Arts, Highway 101 at River Road, Santa Rosa.

Pre-registration is highly recommended to reserve your seat for this event. Price of admission for pre-registration is $20 for members of the Sonoma County Genealogical Society, $25 for non-members. Admission at the door, beginning at 8 a.m., 25 April, will be $30. Send your reservations to Registrar Audrey Phillips, 96 Eastside Circle, Petaluma, CA 94954-3609. Questions about registration can also be directed to her by phone at 707-763-4492. Other questions about the seminar should be directed to Lois Nimmo, program chairman, e-mail <> or phone 707-537-1684.

Downloadable Pre-Registration Form

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