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George William Staempfli

George William Staempfli, American art gallery director. Captain United States Army, 1942-1945.

Background

  • Staempfli, George William was born on December 6, 1910 in Bern, Switzerland. Came to the United States, 1935. Son of Wilhelm and Leonie (Kammerer) Staempfli.

  • Education

    • Doctor of Philosophy, Erlangen University, Germany, 1935.

    Career

    • Salesman M. Knoedler and Company, New York City, 1936-1939. Curator Museum Fine Arts, Houston, 1955-1956. Coordinator fine arts American Pavilion, Expo 1958, New York and Brussels, 1957-1958.

      President Staempfli Gallery, New York City, since 1959.

    Membership

    Captain United States Army, 1942-1945.

    Personality

    Interests

    Painting, drawing.

    Connections

    • Married Fordyce Ewing, 1946, (divorced 1955). Children: Candida, Fordyce. Married Barbara Dierich, 1968.

      1 child, Gamble.
    • father: Wilhelm Staempfli
    • mother: Leonie (Kammerer) Staempfli
    • spouses: Fordyce Ewing
    • Barbara Dierich
    • children: Candida Staempfli
    • Fordyce Staempfli
    • Gamble Staempfli
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    Born December 6, 1910
    Nationality
    • 1935
      Erlangen University
    • 1936 - 1939
      Salesman M. Knoedler and Company
    • 1955 - 1956
      curator Museum Fine Arts
      Houston, Texas, United States
    • 1957 - 1958
      coordinator, fine arts American Pavilion
    • 1959
      president, Staempfli Gallery