Tim Russert, 1950 – 2008

On Father’s Day weekend it gives us pause to learn of the passing of Tim Russert.

Deeply involved with his family as well as his life’s work he wrote about fathers and about his heritage.

His easy manor and gift for telling stories always made us wonder – is there more that we can do to keep the family ties strong; communication ongoing and keeping everyone in touch?

Listen to his narration of an excerpt from his book Big Russ and Me, a Father’s Day tribute to his Dad. Click Here.

He will be missed.

Make the call – keep in touch – family.

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Thomas Jay Kemp

Thomas Jay Kemp is the Director of Genealogy Products at GenealogyBank. Tom Kemp is an internationally known librarian and archivist – he is the author of over 35 genealogy books and hundreds of articles about genealogy and family history.

He previously served as the Chair of the National Council of Library & Information Associations (Washington, DC) and as Library Director of the Historical Society of Pennsylvania and the New England Historic Genealogical Society.

An active genealogist, he has been working on his own family history for 47 years. With the rapidly growing online archives at GenealogyBank – it is a great day for genealogy!

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About Thomas Jay Kemp

Thomas Jay Kemp is the Director of Genealogy Products at GenealogyBank. Tom Kemp is an internationally known librarian and archivist – he is the author of over 35 genealogy books and hundreds of articles about genealogy and family history. He previously served as the Chair of the National Council of Library & Information Associations (Washington, DC) and as Library Director of the Historical Society of Pennsylvania and the New England Historic Genealogical Society. An active genealogist, he has been working on his own family history for 47 years. With the rapidly growing online archives at GenealogyBank – it is a great day for genealogy!

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