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John Ireland Howe Baur

John Ireland Howe Baur, art consultant, former museum director. Served with United States Army, 1944-1945.

Background

  • Baur, John Ireland Howe was born on August 9, 1909 in Woodbridge, Connecticut, United States. Son of Paul V.C. and Susan (Whiting) Baur.

  • Education

    • Bachelor, Yale University, 1932. Master of Arts, Yale University, 1934.

    Career

    • Supervisor education Brooklyn Museum, 1934-1936, curator paintings and sculpture, 1936-1952. Curator Whitney Museum American Art, New York City, 1952-1958, associate director, 1958-1966, director, 1966-1974, retired, 1974. Consultant Terra Museum American Art, Evanston, Illinois, 1979-1987.

    Works

    Membership

    Served with United States Army, 1944-1945.

    Connections

    • Married Louise W. Chase, January 8, 1938. Children: Susan, Arthur M., Jean E.
    • father: Paul V.C. Baur
    • mother: Susan (Whiting) Baur
    • spouse: Louise W. Chase
    • children: Susan Baur
    • Arthur M. Baur
    • Jean E. Baur
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    Died May 15, 1987
    (aged 77)
    Nationality
    • 1932
      Yale University
    • 1934
      Yale University
    • 1934 - 1936
      Supervisor education Brooklyn Museum
    • 1936 - 1952
      Supervisor education Brooklyn Museum
    • 1952 - 1958
      curator Whitney Museum American Art
    • 1979 - 1987
      consultant, Terra Museum American Art
      Evanston, Illinois, United States
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