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William J. Moynihan

William J. Moynihan was museum executive. Member American Museum Association, American Association Museums (member ethics committee, board directors), Wisconsin Academy of Sciences, Arts and Letters (councillor-at-large 1995-1902), University Club.

Background

  • Moynihan, William J. was born on April 8, 1942 in Little Falls, New York, United States. Son of Bernard J. and Mary A. (Flynn) Moynihan.

  • Education

    • Bachelor, State University of New York, Binghamton, 1964. Master of Arts, Colgate University, 1966. Doctor of Philosophy, Syracuse University, 1973.

    Career

    • From assistant to associate professor Colgate University, Hamilton, New York, 1973—1977, from assistant to associate dean faculty, 1977—1980, dean students, 1980—1983, dean college, 1983—1988. V.p.m. director American Museum Natural History, New York City, 1988—1995. President, Chief Executive Officer Milwaukee Public Museum, 1995—2002.

      Retired, 2002

      Board directors New York State Museum. Advisory committee arts and culture Congressman J. Nadler, New York City, 1993-1995.

    Works

    • Advisory editor Curator journal, 1991-1995.

    Membership

    Member American Museum Association, American Association Museums (member ethics committee, board directors), Wisconsin Academy of Sciences, Arts and Letters (councillor-at-large 1995-1902), University Club.

    Connections

    • Married Irene A. Sheilds, July 2, 1966. Children: Patricia, Erin, Sean.
    • father: Bernard J. Moynihan
    • mother: Mary A. (Flynn) Moynihan
    • spouse: Irene A. Sheilds
    • children: Patricia Moynihan
    • Erin Moynihan
    • Sean Moynihan
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    Born April 8, 1942
    (age 74)
    Nationality
    • 1964
      State University of New York
    • 1966
      Colgate University
    • 1973
      Syracuse University
    • 1973 - 1977
      From assistant, to associate professor Colgate University
      Hamilton, Bermuda
    • 1980 - 1983
      From assistant, to associate professor Colgate University
    • 1983 - 1988
      From assistant, to associate professor Colgate University
    • 1988 - 1995
      v.p.m. director, American Museum Natural History
    • 1995 - 2002
      president, Milwaukee Public Museum
    • 1995 - 2002
      Chief Executive Officer, Milwaukee Public Museum
    • 2002
      retired
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