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Thomas Jay Kemp: Keynote Speaker at the Salt Lake Family History Expo

Family History Expos is pleased to have Thomas Jay Kemp give the Keynote Address at the upcoming Salt Lake Family History Expo! You may know him best as the familiar face behind NewsBank, inc., which includes GenealogyBank. Kemp has also been working as a genealogy and local history librarian for over 45 years.

Recently, he received the prestigious RUSA/GPC lifetime achievement award from the American Library Association. He was recognized for his decades of genealogy librarianship and numerous publications throughout the field.

During his career, Kemp has served as the Library Director of the Historical Society of Pennsylvania, New England Historic Genealogical Society, Special Collections Library at the University of South Florida, Tampa and the Godfrey Memorial Library. He is currently the Director of Genealogy Products at NewsBank, inc.

Those who have heard Thomas Jay Kemp speak in person know of his talent and vast knowledge of information services and historical resources. Expo attendees are in for a treat as we have such a legend in genealogy kick off our great event.

The theme for the Salt Lake Family History Expo is Let Your Light Shine! With our fantastic Keynote Speaker, dozens of genealogy sessions and exciting exhibits, we plan to help you do just that. Won’t you join us? See you at the Expo!

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