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Robert H. Casey

Robert H. Casey, museum curator. Curator museum exhibit Under the Skin: The Changing Anatomy of American Automobiles, 1989, Made in America, 1992. Member American Society of Mechanical Engineers, Society For Industrial Archeology (board directors 1986-1989, nominating committee 1989-1992), Society for History of Technology, Phi Alpha Theta.

Background

  • Casey, Robert H. was born on November 23, 1946 in Chicago, Illinois, United States. Son of Fred Lewis and Willie Belle (Hamby) Casey.

  • Education

    • Bachelor of Science in Mechanical Engineering, Rose-Hulman Institute of Technology, 1968. Bachelor of Science, Towson State University, 1976. Master of Arts, University Delaware, 1982.

    Career

    • Mechanical engineer Bethlehem Steel Corporation, Sparrows Point, Maryland, 1968-1980. Archival assistant Hagley Library., Greenville, Delaware, 1982-1983. Historian Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers, New York City, 1983-1984.

      Curator Sloss Furnaces National History Landmark, Birmingham, Alabama, 1984-1988, Detroit History Museum, 1988-1991, Henry Ford Museum & Greenfield Village, Dearborn, Michigan, since 1991. Consultant History Society of Western Pennsylvania, 1987, State History Society of Wisconsin, 1991-1992, Art & Architecture Thesaurus, Williamstown, Massachusetts, 1992.

    Works

    • Co-author: A Century of Electricals, 1984. Contributor articles to professional journals.

    Politics

    Party affiliation: Republican

    Membership

    Curator museum exhibit Under the Skin: The Changing Anatomy of American Automobiles, 1989, Made in America, 1992. Member American Society of Mechanical Engineers, Society For Industrial Archeology (board directors 1986-1989, nominating committee 1989-1992), Society for History of Technology, Phi Alpha Theta.

    Connections

    • Married Julia Kathleen Hayes, June 22, 1968.
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    Born November 23, 1946
    (age 70)
    • 1968
      Rose-Hulman Institute of Technology
    • 1976
      Towson State University
    • 1982
      University Del.
    • 1968 - 1980
      Mechanical engineer, Bethlehem Steel Corporation
      Sparrows Point, Maryland, United States
    • 1982 - 1983
      archival assistant, Hagley Library
      Greenville, North Carolina, United States
    • 1983 - 1984
      historian Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers
    • 1984 - 1988
      curator Sloss Furnaces National History Landmark
      Birmingham, United Kingdom, United Kingdom
    • 1988 - 1991
      curator Sloss Furnaces National History Landmark
    • 1991
      curator Sloss Furnaces National History Landmark
      Dearborn, Michigan, United States
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