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Jennifer Jeffries Thompson

Jennifer Jeffries Thompson, museum educator. Member of Philanthropic Educational Organization (P.E.O.) (secretary since 1981), Montana Association Museums, American Association State and Local History, American Association Museums, Junior League.

Background

  • Thompson, Jennifer Jeffries was born on May 3, 1950 in Milwaukee. Daughter of Alfred John and Margaret Jean (Ireland) Jeffries.

  • Education

    • Bachelor in History, Kalamazoo College, 1972. Master of Arts, University Idaho, 1981.

    Career

    • Intern Old Sturbridge Village, Massachusetts, 1969, Museology Lab University Idaho, Moscow, 1975. Teacher Peoria Hebrew School, Illinois, 1972—1974. Assistant director Watkins Community Museum, Lawrence, Kansas, 1975—1976.

      Curator & director Libby Branch Montana History Society, 1976—1980, curator, education Helena, since 1980. Project director Annual Montana History Conference, since 1982, National History Day, Helena, since 1983. Member Lewis and Clark County Cultural Committee, since 1983.

    Works

    • Contributor articles to professional journals. Activity coordinator Youth Electrum Helena Arts Council, since 1980.

    Membership

    Member of Philanthropic Educational Organization (P.E.O.) (secretary since 1981), Montana Association Museums, American Association State and Local History, American Association Museums, Junior League.

    Connections

    • Married Shaun Richard Thompson, November 5, 1978. 1 child Jon Jeffries.
    • father: Alfred John Jeffries
    • mother: Margaret Jean (Ireland) Jeffries
    • spouse: Shaun Richard Thompson
    • child: Jon Jeffries Thompson
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    Born March 3, 1950
    (age 66)
    Nationality
    • 1972
      Kalamazoo College
    • 1981
      University Idaho
    • 1969
      Intern, Old Sturbridge Village
      Massachusetts, United States
    • 1972 - 1974
      teacher, Peoria Hebrew School
      Illinois, United States
    • 1975
      Intern, Old Sturbridge Village
      Moscow, Idaho, United States
    • 1975 - 1976
      assistant, director Watkins Community Museum
      Lawrence, Kansas, United States
    • 1976 - 1980
      curator & director, Libby Branch Montana History Society
    • 1980
      curator & director, Libby Branch Montana History Society
    • 1982
      project director, Annual Montana History Conference
    • 1983
      project director, Annual Montana History Conference
      Helena, Alabama, United States
    • 1983
      member, Lewis and Clark County Cultural Committee
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