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Bruce Beard Eldredge

Bruce Beard Eldredge, museum director.

Background

  • Eldredge, Bruce Beard was born on July 1, 1952 in Van Wert, Ohio, United States. Son of Thomas Harte and Barbara Louise (Beard) Eldredge.

  • Education

    • Bachelor, Ohio Wesleyan University, 1974. Master of Arts, Texas Tech University, 1976. Postgraduate, State University of New York, 1981.

    Career

    • Director Geneva (New York ) History Society and Museum, 1976-1978, Schenectady (New York ) Museum, 1978-1980. Coordinator art and humanities Capital District Humanities Program, State University of New York, Albany, 1980-1981. Director Frederic Remington Art Museum, Ogdensburg, New York, 1981-1984, Muskegon (Michigan) Museum Art, 1984-1987, Tucson Museum Art, 1987-1989, Portsmouth (Virginia) Mus's., 1991-1993, Stark Museum Art, Orange, Texas, 1993-1996, Hubbard Museum American West (formerly Museum of the Horse), Ruidoso Downs, New Mexico, since 1996.

      Presenter Governor's Conference on Tourism, Phoenix, 1989. Member council Midwest Museum Association, 1986-1987, chairman program annual meeting, Grand Rapids, Michigan, 1987. Chairman Ruidoso Arts Commission, since 1996, Village Visioning Process, since 1997.

    Politics

    Party affiliation: Republican

    Religion

    Denomination: Presbyterian

    Membership

    Vice president Schenectady County council Boy Scouts American, 1979-1981, Seaway Valley council, Canton, New York, 1982-1984, West Michigan Shores council, Grand Rapids, 1985-1987, district committee Three Rivers council, 1992-1996, vice president Three Rivers council, 1995-1996. Board directors Orange Community Concert Association, 1995-1996. Member American Association Museum, Texas Association Museum (sourcebook editor 1993-1996), New Mexico Museum Association (membership chair), Kokopelli Club, Cree Meadows Community College, Rotary.

    Connections

    • Married Janet Duncan Roth, May 17, 1975. Children: Lindsay Katherine, Barbara Roth.
    • father: Thomas Harte Eldredge
    • mother: Barbara Louise (Beard) Eldredge
    • spouse: Janet Duncan Roth
    • children: Lindsay Katherine Eldredge
    • Barbara Roth Eldredge
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    Born July 1, 1952
    (age 64)
    Nationality
    • 1974
      Ohio Wesleyan University
    • 1976
      Texas Tech University
    • 1981
      State University of New York
    • 1976 - 1978
      Director, Geneva (New York ) History Society and Museum
    • 1978 - 1980
      Director, Geneva (New York ) History Society and Museum
    • 1980 - 1981
      coordinator, art and humanities Capital District Humanities Program
      Albany, New York, United States
    • 1981 - 1984
      director, Frederic Remington Art Museum
      Ogdensburg, New York, United States
    • 1984 - 1987
      director, Frederic Remington Art Museum
    • 1987 - 1989
      director, Frederic Remington Art Museum
    • 1991 - 1993
      director, Frederic Remington Art Museum
    • 1993 - 1996
      director, Frederic Remington Art Museum
      Orange, Virginia, United States
    • 1996
      director, Frederic Remington Art Museum
      Ruidoso Downs, New Mexico, United States
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