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Robert H. Bahmer

Robert H. Bahmer, American archivist. Past member Society of America Archivists, American History Association, The Westerners.

Background

  • Bahmer, Robert H. was born on September 27, 1904 in Gardena, North Dakota, United States. Son of Henry J. and Ida (Becker) Bahmer.

  • Education

    • Student, University North Dakota, 1923. AB, North Dakota State Teachers College, 1928. AM, University Colorado, 1929.

      Doctor of Philosophy, University Minnesota, 1941.

    Career

    • Instructor Junior College, Ironwood, Michigan, 1932-1934. Secretary to Congressman Frank Hook, 1934-1936. Archivist National Archives, 1936-1942, Navy Department, 1942, War Department, 1943-1948.

      Assistant archivist United States National Archives, 1948-1956. Deputy archivist of the United States, 1956-1966. Archvist of the United States, 1966-1968.

      Past secretary general International Council on Archives.

    Membership

    Past member Society of America Archivists, American History Association, The Westerners.

    Connections

    • Married Viva L. Robbins, January 10, 1931. Children: Henry W., Kathryn J., Clifford L.
    • father: Henry J. Bahmer
    • mother: Ida (Becker) Bahmer
    • spouse: Viva L. Robbins
    • children: Henry W. Bahmer
    • Kathryn J. Bahmer
    • Clifford L. Bahmer
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    Born September 27, 1904
    Died March 14, 1990
    (aged 85)
    Nationality
    • 1923
      University North Dakota
    • 1928
      North Dakota State Teachers College
    • 1929
      University Colorado
    • 1941
      University Minnesota
    • 1932 - 1934
      Instructor, Junior College
      Ironwood, Michigan, United States
    • 1934 - 1936
      secretary, to Congressman Frank Hook
    • 1936 - 1942
      archivist National Archives
    • 1942
      archivist National Archives
    • 1943 - 1948
      archivist National Archives
    • 1948 - 1956
      assistant, archivist United States National Archives
    • 1956 - 1966
      deputy archivist of the United States
    • 1966 - 1968
      archvist of the United States
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