Wilbur & Orville Wright : A Chronology
Arthur George Renstrom ( 1905 - March 19th, 1991 ) was born at Saint Paul ( Minnesota, United States ).
He graduated from Johnson Senior High School and attended Hamline University ( both located in Saint Paul ). He earned a B.A. ( Bachelor of Arts ) in Literature from the University of Minnesota ( located in both Minneapolis and Saint Paul ), a B.L.I.S. ( Bachelor in Library and Information Science ) from the University of Illinois ( Urbana ) and a M.L.S. ( Master of Library Science ) from the Columbia University ( New York City, New York, United States ).
Arthur G. Renstrom then spent a year studying the library systems in Norway and Sweden. In 1930, he started working at the Library of Congress and became the head of the Aeronautics Division in 1946. He also was the Librarian at the National Air and Space Museum at the Smithsonian Institution for several years and was an aeronautics consultant.
Arthur G. Renstrom wrote three books on the Wright Brothers and helped with nine others. Fluent in several languages, many members of Congress, including Senator Lyndon B. Johnson ( 36th President of the United States, 1908 - 1973 ), asked him to translate foreign correspondence.
Arthur G. Renstrom retired in 1974. He passed away at Langton Place ( Roseville, Minnesota ), at the age of 85.
( sources : www.newspapers.com, history.nasa.gov, Wikipedia )