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Daniel Carlton Robertson

Daniel Carlton Robertson, museum director.


  • Robertson, Daniel Carlton was born on September 17, 1951 in Portland, Oregon, United States. Son of Jerold Dean and Elsie Mae (Keck) Robertson.

  • Education

    • Bachelor, Portland State University, 1975.


    • Intern curator Clatsop County History Society, Astoria, Oregon, 1979-1980. Director history services Benton County History Society, Corvallis, 1980-1983. Director Douglas County Museum of History and National History, Roseburg, since 1983.


    Party affiliation: Democrat


    Denomination: Unitarian Universalist


    Member Roseburg City Council, 1987-1990. Vice chairman Roseburg Visitors and Convention Bureau, 1986-1988. Board directors Eliot Institute, 1989-1992.

    President Umpqua Community Development Corporation, since 1991. Candidate for Oregon House of Representatives from district 45, 1992. Chair Douglas County Democratic Central Committee, 1992-1994.

    Delegate Oregon Democratic Party Central Committee, 1992-1994. Executive committee Oregon Democratic Committee, 1992-1994. Councilor Oregon State Housing Council, since 1994.

    Member Oregon Cultural Heritage Tourism Task Force, since 1995. With United States Navy, 1969-1971. Member American Association for State and Local History (awards chairman region 11 1987-1989, national chairman awards committee 1990-1992, national co-chair member task force since 1994, member board directors 1980-1985, 94—), Southwestern Oregon Visiting Association (president 1989-1990), Oregon Museum Association (president 1982-1984, editor Dispatch 1980-1982), Clatsop County History Society (life).



    Reading, debates, photography.


    • Married Emily A. Dana, June 17, 1979 (divorced April 1985). 1 child, Katherine Elizabeth. Married Shannon Lee Applegate, August 17, 1985.

      Children: Jessica, Colin, Ione, Max, Edane.
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    Born September 17, 1951
    (age 66)
    • 1975
      Portland State University
    • 1979 - 1980
      Intern, curator Clatsop County History Society
      Astoria, Illinois, United States
    • 1980 - 1983
      director, history services Benton County History Society
      Corvallis, Oregon, United States
    • 1983
      director, Douglas County Museum of History and National History
      Roseburg, Oregon, United States