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==== Biography: ====
  
Also, you can find tutorials on various aspects of authoring on the wiki at [[Help:Edit and Contribute|Portal:Contribute]]. [[User:RitcheyMT|Ritcheymt]] 23:56, 23 January 2009 (UTC)
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Born in Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada, joined The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints with his mother in 1961, and served in the France/Belgium Mission from 1969 to 1971.  Also, lived in Quebec and Alberta, Canada.
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==== Education:  ====
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MPA Graduate studies BYU - 1995-6
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BA  University Studies (Linguistics, Religion, French, Sociology) BYU - 1978
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AA  Professional Genealogical Research BYU - 1978
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AA  Gerontology - BYU  1975
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Studies at Simon Fraser University, Burnaby, BC 1972-4; transferred to BYU.
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==== Credentials  ====
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AG - French-Canadian and Acadian Research 1977
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AG - France 1984
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AG - Canada (General) 1985
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AG - Belgium 1986
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Also, research experience in Switzerland, Ukraine, Italy, and British Isles.
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==== Experience  ====
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Phillips Cables - Lab Technician, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada - 1971-2;
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Librarian - BYU Harold B. Lee Library, Provo, Utah - 1975-8;
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Retired Senior Volunteer Program (RSVP) - Finances, Provo, Utah - 1975-8; 
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Research Assistant - BYU Humanities, Provo, Utah - 1975-7;
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Professional Genealogical Research - 1975 to present;
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Camera Operator - Quebec, Canada - microfilming Catholic Registers - 1978-80;
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Head Accountant - HH Smith Customs Broker - Coutts, Alberta, Canada - 1980-2;
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Family History Library - 1983 to present (worked in Field Services Unit, Correspondence Unit, International Reference Unit, and presently in US/Canada Unit (1995 to present).
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==== Service  ====
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UGA Board of Directors 1984-7;
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==== Lectures and Presenter at the following locations: ====
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Many genealogical seminars throughout Canada and the United States, from 1984 onwards; including BYU Family History and Genealogical seminars (many times). 
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==== Membership in Genealogical Societies  ====
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Association of Professional Genealogists - Lifetime membership;
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Société Généalogique Canadienne-Françoise - Lifetime membership;
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Utah Genealogical Association - Lifetime membership;
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and annual memberships in many other societies and websites.
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==== Publications  ====
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Mainly published books for the family and donated a copy to the Family History Library, so that patrons could also have access to the information.  See the Family History Catalog [http://www.familysearch.org/eng/library/fhlcatalog/supermainframeset.asp?display=authordetails&authorno=152351&name=Kirk%2C+Barry+E%2E&columns=*,0,0 link] 
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==== Projects participated in  ====
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US Census WIKI Project 2009-10;
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Wrote several WIKI articles 2009-10. 
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Revision as of 21:42, 13 April 2010

Biography:

Born in Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada, joined The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints with his mother in 1961, and served in the France/Belgium Mission from 1969 to 1971.  Also, lived in Quebec and Alberta, Canada.

 

Education:

MPA Graduate studies BYU - 1995-6

BA  University Studies (Linguistics, Religion, French, Sociology) BYU - 1978

AA  Professional Genealogical Research BYU - 1978

AA  Gerontology - BYU  1975

Studies at Simon Fraser University, Burnaby, BC 1972-4; transferred to BYU.

Credentials

AG - French-Canadian and Acadian Research 1977

AG - France 1984

AG - Canada (General) 1985

AG - Belgium 1986

Also, research experience in Switzerland, Ukraine, Italy, and British Isles.

 

Experience

Phillips Cables - Lab Technician, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada - 1971-2;

Librarian - BYU Harold B. Lee Library, Provo, Utah - 1975-8;

Retired Senior Volunteer Program (RSVP) - Finances, Provo, Utah - 1975-8; 

Research Assistant - BYU Humanities, Provo, Utah - 1975-7;

Professional Genealogical Research - 1975 to present;

Camera Operator - Quebec, Canada - microfilming Catholic Registers - 1978-80;

Head Accountant - HH Smith Customs Broker - Coutts, Alberta, Canada - 1980-2;

Family History Library - 1983 to present (worked in Field Services Unit, Correspondence Unit, International Reference Unit, and presently in US/Canada Unit (1995 to present).

Service

UGA Board of Directors 1984-7;

 

Lectures and Presenter at the following locations:

Many genealogical seminars throughout Canada and the United States, from 1984 onwards; including BYU Family History and Genealogical seminars (many times). 

Membership in Genealogical Societies

Association of Professional Genealogists - Lifetime membership;

Société Généalogique Canadienne-Françoise - Lifetime membership;

Utah Genealogical Association - Lifetime membership;

and annual memberships in many other societies and websites.

 

Publications

Mainly published books for the family and donated a copy to the Family History Library, so that patrons could also have access to the information.  See the Family History Catalog link 

Projects participated in

US Census WIKI Project 2009-10;

Wrote several WIKI articles 2009-10.