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Barbara McKeown

Barbara McKeown, American curator. Grantee Rosenberry Fund, New Philadelphia, 1996, 97, 98. Republican region 4 Ohio Association History Societies and Museums. Member Gnadenhutten Chamber of Commerce (Citizen of Year 1990).

Background

  • McKeown, Barbara was born on May 24, 1942 in Lore City, Ohio, United States. Daughter of William Pearl and Bertha (Berger) Griffith.

  • Education

    • Graduated from high school, Tuscarawas, Ohio.

    Career

    • Secretary, bookkeeper Unger Lumber Company, Gnadenhutten, Ohio, 1960-1962, Clever Cable Company, Gnadenhutten, 1966-1968. Secretary Hills Department Store, New Philadelphia, Ohio, 1988. Travel counselor Tuscarawas County Convention and Visitors Bureau, 1989-1994.

      Curator Gnadenhutten History Park Museum, since 1989.

    Works

    • Editor: Historic Gnadenhutten, 1994 (Outstanding Brochure, Ohio Association History Societies and Museums 1994), Monumental News, 1996.

    Politics

    God seeks to transform relationship with and between people. If politics is about how we choose to live together and to treat one another, there is surely a place for discerning the activity of God in politics.

    Party affiliation: Democrat

    Religion

    God gives us the Holy Spirit, and when we respond, there is no limit to what the grace of God is able to do in a human life.

    Denomination: Methodist

    Views

    All Christians can seek to create a way of life deliberately designed to overcome evil with good and to promote justice for all.

    Membership

    Republican region 4 Ohio Association History Societies and Museums. Member Gnadenhutten Chamber of Commerce (Citizen of Year 1990).

    Connections

    • Married Jack J. McKeown, June 18, 1961. Children: Jami J. McKeown Stanley, Jennifer J., Jacque J. McKeown Proctor.
    • father: William Pearl Griffith
    • mother: Bertha (Berger) Griffith
    • spouse: Jack J. McKeown
    • children: Jami J. McKeown Stanley McKeown
    • Jennifer J. McKeown
    • Jacque J. McKeown Proctor McKeown
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    Born March 24, 1942
    (age 74)
    Nationality
    • 1960 - 1962
      Secretary, Unger Lumber Company
      Gnadenhutten, Ohio, United States
    • 1960 - 1962
      bookkeeper, Unger Lumber Company
      Gnadenhutten, Ohio, United States
    • 1966 - 1968
      Secretary, Unger Lumber Company
      Gnadenhutten, Ohio, United States
    • 1966 - 1968
      bookkeeper, Unger Lumber Company
      Gnadenhutten, Ohio, United States
    • 1988
      secretary, Hills Department Store
      New Philadelphia, Ohio, United States
    • 1989 - 1994
      travel counsel, or Tuscarawas County Convention and Visitors Bureau
    • 1989
      curator Gnadenhutten History Park Museum

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