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Doris Lockhart Whitmore

Doris Lockhart Whitmore, museum director emeritus. Recipient Elsie B. Naumberg award, 1969, numerous others.


  • Whitmore, Doris Lockhart was born on January 20, 1914 in Haines City, Florida, United States. Daughter of William Clarence and Alta Ann (Cain) Lockhart.

  • Education

    • Bachelor of Science, Sophie Newcomb College, 1934. Postgraduate, University Florida. Postgraduate, Florida State University.

      Postgraduate, Jacksonville University, Florida.


    • Teacher Florida public schools, 1934-1944. Associate director Jacksonville Children's Museum, 1949-1960. Executive director successor Jacksonville Museum Arts and Sciences, since 1960.

      Now emeritus, consultant. Co-chairman Jacksonville Arts Festival.


    Board directors Jacksonville Roundtable History. Member Duval County Advisory Council Environmental Education. Member community advisory committee Junior League of Jacksonville, 1984-1987.

    Board directors Jacksonville Humane Society, Natural Science for Youth, others. Member American Association Museums (past member council), American Association Youth Museums (president 1976-1978), Audubon Society Duval County (secretary 1956-1957), Kappa Alpha Theta. Clubs: Garden.


    • Married Frederick Leslie Whitmore, December 15, 1951.
    • father: William Clarence Lockhart
    • mother: Alta Ann (Cain) Lockhart
    • spouse: Frederick Leslie Whitmore
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    Born January 20, 1914
    • 1934
      Sophie Newcomb College
    • 1934 - 1944
      Teacher, Florida public schools
    • 1949 - 1960
      associate director, Jacksonville Children's Museum
    • 1960
      executive, director successor Jacksonville Museum Arts and Sciences
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