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Henry Orson Pope

Henry Orson Pope, museum director. Recipient Distinguished Service awards United States Department Commerce Bureau Census, 1957-1962. Member of Museum Association Montana (vice president 1981-1982, president 1983-1985, editor newsletter 1986-1989), Northwest Federation Mineralogical Societies (president 1966), Whoop-Up Trail Rockhounds Club, Montana Council Rock and Mineral Clubs 1963-1964.

Background

  • Pope, Henry Orson was born on September 3, 1914 in St. Louis. Son of Joseph Frances and Anna Mae (Davidson) Pope.

  • Education

    • Student, Public Schools, Canon City, Colorado.

    Career

    • Truck driver, buyer John Jacobs Company, Canon City, 1933. Salesman Nash Finch Company, Cedar Rapids, Iowa, 1934—1938, Great Fall, Montana, 1939—1944. Owner, operator Loma Mercantile Company, 1944—1976, Earth Science Museum, Loma, since 1976.

    Membership

    Member of Museum Association Montana (vice president 1981-1982, president 1983-1985, editor newsletter 1986-1989), Northwest Federation Mineralogical Societies (president 1966), Whoop-Up Trail Rockhounds Club, Montana Council Rock and Mineral Clubs 1963-1964.

    Connections

    • Married Evelyn Victoria Parker, September 1, 1939. Children: Henry Orson II, Larry Alan.
    • father: Joseph Frances Pope
    • mother: Anna Mae (Davidson) Pope
    • spouse: Evelyn Victoria Parker
    • children: Henry Orson II Pope
    • Larry Alan Pope
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    Born September 3, 1914
    Nationality
    • 1933
      Truck driver
      Canon City, Colorado, United States
    • 1934 - 1938
      salesman Nash Finch Company
      Cedar Rapids, Iowa, United States
    • 1939 - 1944
      salesman Nash Finch Company
      Montana, United States
    • 1944 - 1976
      owner
    • 1976
      owner
      Loma, Colorado, United States