Horton, Warren

Warren Horton was a respected senior member of the library profession in Australia. He began his career in the Public Library of New South Wales in 1957 and served as Deputy State Librarian 1975-1981. He served as State Librarian of Victoria 1981-1985 and as Director-General of the National Library of Austraia 1985-1999. The Australian Library and Information Association awarded him a Fellowship in 1985 and the HCL Anderson Award in 1992. He was made a Member of the Order of Australia for services to librarianship in 1992, and was awarded honorary doctorates by LaTrobe University and the University of Canberra.

Milestone
Born
Sydney
23 Jun 1938
Died
Canberra
25 Nov 2003
Occupation
Position
State Library of Victoria
1981 - 1985
National Library of Australia
1985 - 1999