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James Michael Perry

James Michael Perry, museum administrator, historian.


  • Perry, James Michael was born on January 30, 1960 in Washington, District of Columbia, United States. Son of Gillmore Milton and Pauline Downer (Hagood) Perry.

  • Education

    • Bachelor in History, Roanoke College, 1982. Certified in museum studies, College of William and Mary, 1984. Master of Arts in History, College of William and Mary, 1984.


    • History area services coordinator Colonial Williamsburg (Virginia) Foundation, 1984-1990. Park ranger National Park Service (White House, Clara Barton National History Site), Washington and Glen Echo, Maryland, 1990-1991. Visiting programs coordinator Supreme Court of the United States, Washington, since 1991.


    • Author: Colonial Williamsburg: A Guide for the Handicapped, 1983, Colonial Williamsburg: A Guide for Deaf and Hearing Impaired Visitors, 1984. Editor: The Visitor's Companion, 1986. Contributor articles to professional journals.


    Volunteer disaster services American Red Cross, Washington, since 1987. Vice president Williamsburg Volunteer Fire Department, 1988-1990. Emergency Medical Technician Bethesda (Maryland) Chevy Chase Rescue Squad, since 1990.

    Member American Association for State and Local History, American Association Museum, History Society Washington, Manuscript Society, Maryland History Society, Blue Key Society, Phi Alpha Theta, Pi Gamma Museum.


    • Married Mary Claire Fellows, May 26, 1982. 1 child, Elizabeth Anne.
    • father: Gillmore Milton Perry
    • mother: Pauline Downer (Hagood) Perry
    • spouse: Mary Claire Fellows
    • child: Elizabeth Anne Perry
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    Born January 30, 1960
    (age 57)
    • 1982
      Roanoke College
    • 1984
      College of William and Mary
    • 1984
      College of William and Mary
    • 1984 - 1990
      History area services coordinator, Colonial Williamsburg (Virginia) Foundation
    • 1990 - 1991
      park ranger National Park Service (White House
      Maryland, United States
    • 1991
      visiting programs coordinator, Supreme Court of United States
      Washington, United States