The following announcement was written by the American Society of Genealogists
AMERICAN SOCIETY OF GENEALOGISTS ANNUAL MEETING, SALT LAKE CITY, 8 OCTOBER 2011
The Fellows of the American Society of Genealogists held their annual meeting on Saturday, 8 October 2011 in Salt Lake City, Utah. Nathaniel Lane Taylor of Barrington, Rhode Island, was elected to the Society as its 160th Fellow. Mr. Taylor is a widely published author whose articles and review essays have appeared in many scholarly genealogical publications.
Reelected for another term were officers: Melinde Lutz Byrne, President; William B. (“Bart”) Saxbe, Jr., Vice President; Henry Z (“Hank”) Jones, Jr., Secretary; and Myrtle Stevens Hyde, Treasurer.
The Society gave its prestigious Donald Lines Jacobus Award this year to Willis H. White, C.G., for his 2008 book The Tillotson Family, Long Island Cordwood, and the Decline of East Coast Sail.
The winner of the ASG Scholarship for 2012 was announced as Paul K. Graham of Salt Lake City, Utah, for his article “McCombs of Milledgeville, Georgia.” The article has been accepted for future publication in the Society’s journal, The Genealogist. Mr. Graham will use his scholarship to attend the National Institute on Genealogical Research at the National Archives.
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