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Joseph Thomas Converse

Joseph Thomas Converse, American archivist, records manager. Member Society of America Archivists, Association Records Managers and Administrators, Kentucky Council on Archives, Academy Certified Archivists, Institute Certified Records Managers, International Council Archives.

Background

  • Converse, Joseph Thomas was born on July 22, 1950 in Glasgow, Kentucky, United States. Son of Henry Thomas and Betty Rue (Lee) Converse.

  • Education

    • Bachelor, University Kentucky, 1972. Master of Library Science, University Kentucky, 1978. Postgrad., University Georgia, 1972—1974.

      Postgrad., University Virginia, 1974—1976.

    Career

    • Branch chief Kentucky State Archives, Frankfort, 1979—1985. Vice consul United States Embassy United States Department State, Guatemala City, Guatemala, 1986—1988, United States Consulate General, Barcelona, 1988—1990. Consul United States Embassy, Managua, Nicaragua, 1990—1991.

      Chief library National Archives, Washington, 1991—1993. Chief records management Inter American Development Bank, since 1993.

    Politics

    Party affiliation: Democrat

    Religion

    Denomination: Unitarian Universalist

    Membership

    Member Society of America Archivists, Association Records Managers and Administrators, Kentucky Council on Archives, Academy Certified Archivists, Institute Certified Records Managers, International Council Archives.

    Personality

    Interests

    Reading, cooking, travel.

    Connections

    • Married Myra Massey, June 21, 1974. 1 child, Emma Victoria.
    • father: Henry Thomas Converse
    • mother: Betty Rue (Lee) Converse
    • spouse: Myra Massey
    • child: Emma Victoria Converse
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    Born July 22, 1950
    (age 66)
    Nationality
    • 1972
      University Kentucky
    • 1978
      University Kentucky
    • 1979 - 1985
      Branch chief Kentucky State Archives
      Frankfort, Kentucky, United States
    • 1986 - 1988
      vice consul United States Embassy United States Department State
      Guatemala City, Guatemala, Guatemala
    • 1988 - 1990
      vice consul United States Embassy United States Department State
      Barcelona, Catalonia, Spain
    • 1990 - 1991
      consul United States Embassy
      Managua, Nicaragua
    • 1991 - 1993
      chief library National Archives
      Washington, United States
    • 1993
      chief records management, Inter American Development Bank
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