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Sharon Lee Edaburn Taylor

Sharon Lee Edaburn Taylor, museum director. Named Woman of Year, Business and Professional Women Foundation, 1982, Women of Year, Chamber of Commerce, 1982, One of Most Watchable Women of Year, Oasis Toastmasters, 1989.


  • Taylor, Sharon Lee Edaburn was born on August 31, 1946 in Lennox, California, United States. Daughter of Hugh and Laura Bernice (Caldwell) Edaburn.

  • Education

    • Associate of Arts, American River College, 1966. Bachelor, Sacramento State College, 1970. Master of Arts, California State University-Sacramento, 1982.


    • Dispatcher Citrus Heights Fire Department, California, 1966—1970, Reno Police Department, 1972—1975. Firefighter United States Forest Service, Bridgeport, California, 1976. Interpretive specialist California State R.R. Museum, Sacramento, 1977—1978.

      Museum director, curator Churchill County Museum and Archive, Fallon, Nevada, since 1978. Guest lecturer University Nevada, Reno and Las Vegas, since 1978. Director Churchill County Oral History Project, since 1979.


    • Associate editor: journal Churchill County In Focus, since 1987.


    Party affiliation: Democrat


    Chairman Carson City District Bureau Land Management, Citizens Advisory Council, 1980—1982. Founding director Fallon Community television, Public Broadcasting Service Channel 25, 1984—1986. Member of Nevada Council Professional Archaeologists, Nevada Archaeol.

    Association, Conference Intermountain Archivists, American Association State and Local History, Society Industrial Archaeology.


    • Married Gregory Alan Taylor, December 31, 1982.
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    Born August 31, 1946
    (age 71)
    • 1966
      American River College
    • 1970
      Sacramento State College
    • 1982
      California State U.-Sacramento
    • 1966 - 1970
      Dispatcher Citrus Heights Fire Department
      California, United States
    • 1972 - 1975
      Dispatcher Citrus Heights Fire Department
    • 1976
      firefighter United States Forest Service
      Bridgeport, West Virginia, United States
    • 1977 - 1978
      interpretive specialist, California State R.R. Museum
      Sacramento, California, United States
    • 1978
      museum director
      Fallon, Nevada, United States