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David M. Forgang

David M. Forgang, American curator. Recipient Unit Award citation United States Department Interior, 1974. Mariposa County advisor El Portal (California) Town Planning Advisory Board, 1984-1994.

Background

  • Forgang, David M. was born on March 26, 1947 in New York City. Son of Joseph Hyman and Clarice (Ishbia) Forgang.

  • Education

    • Bachelor in Anthropology, University Arizona, 1968. Master in Anthropology, University Arizona, 1971.

    Career

    • Museum curator Southern Arizona Group National Park Service, Phoenix, 1971-1977, regional curator western region San Francisco, 1977-1982, curator Yosemite (California) Museum, since 1982. President Yosemite Renaissance Art Competition, 1983-1994. Director Yosemite Artist in Residence Program, since 1985.

    Politics

    Party affiliation: Democrat

    Religion

    Denomination: Jewish

    Membership

    Mariposa County advisor El Portal (California) Town Planning Advisory Board, 1984-1994.

    Personality

    Interests

    Fishing, canoeing, hunting, gardening.

    Connections

    • Married Joyce Enid Blumenthal, June 15, 1968 (divorced May 1979). Children: Adam, Bradley.
    • father: Joseph Hyman Forgang
    • mother: Clarice (Ishbia) Forgang
    • spouse: Joyce Enid Blumenthal
    • children: Adam Forgang
    • Bradley Forgang
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    Born March 26, 1947
    (age 69)
    Nationality
    • 1968
      University Arizona
    • 1971
      University Arizona
    • 1971 - 1977
      Museum curator Southern Arizona Group National Park Service
      Phoenix, Arizona, United States
    • 1977 - 1982
      Museum curator Southern Arizona Group National Park Service
    • 1982
      Museum curator Southern Arizona Group National Park Service

    Award