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Ann Youngdahl Smith

Ann Youngdahl Smith, museum administrator. Recipient Distinguished Service award Junior Chamber of Commerce/Junior Chamber of Commerce Women, 1984. Vice president Connecticut Preservation Action, Hartford, 1980-1984; member advisory board The Banking Center, Waterbury, 1980-1982; board directors Waterbury Arts Festival, 1983-1985. Member Connecticut Coordinating Commission for the Promotion of History (treasurer 1982-1983).

Background

  • Smith, Ann Youngdahl was born on October 7, 1950 in Alma, Michigan, United States. Daughter of Russell Charles and Mary Louise (Anderson) Youngdahl.

  • Education

    • Bachelor, University Michigan, 1972. Master of Arts, Cooperstown Graduate Program, 1973. Juris Doctor, University Connecticut, 1990.

    Career

    • Assistant curator History Society York County, York, Pennsylvania, 1973-1974. Director Lyme History Society, Old Lyme, Connecticut, 1974-1976, Mattatuck Museum, Waterbury, since 1976. Juror Connecticut Commission for the Arts, Hartford, since 1980.

      Chairman Connecticut Humanities Council, Middletown, 1984-1986. Adjunct faculty University Connecticut, since 1986. Reviewer National Endowment of the Humanities, 1989, 90, 92.

      Board directors Connecticut State Library., 1988-1992, Institute American Indian Studies, since 1992. Vice president Waterbury Foundation, 1989-1993.

    Works

    • Editor: Metal, Minds & Machines, 1980, Fiddlebacks & Crooked-backs, 1982.

    Membership

    Vice president Connecticut Preservation Action, Hartford, 1980-1984. Member advisory board The Banking Center, Waterbury, 1980-1982. Board directors Waterbury Arts Festival, 1983-1985.

    Member Connecticut Coordinating Commission for the Promotion of History (treasurer 1982-1983).

    Connections

    • Married Joseph Johnson Smith, December 29, 1973. Married Joel Eric Finn, June 30, 1990.
    • father: Russell Charles Youngdahl
    • mother: Mary Louise (Anderson) Youngdahl
    • spouses: Joseph Johnson Smith
    • Joel Eric Finn
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    Born October 7, 1950
    (age 66)
    Nationality
    • 1972
      University Michigan
    • 1973
      Cooperstown Graduate Program
    • 1990
      University Connecticut
    • 1973 - 1974
      Assistant, curator History Society York County
      York, United Kingdom
    • 1974 - 1976
      director, Lyme History Society
      Old Lyme, Connecticut, United States
    • 1976
      director, Lyme History Society
      Waterbury, Connecticut, United States