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Dana Marc Wegner

Dana Marc Wegner, museum curator, historian. Clark Foundation fellow, Cooperstown, New York, 1973-1974; recipient Hardin Craig award Munson Institute, Mystic, Connecticut, 1971, Peterson award, 1993. Member North Atlantic Society Oceanic Historians, American Society Naval Engineers, United States Naval Institute.

Background

  • Wegner, Dana Marc was born on November 30, 1947 in Chicago, Illinois, United States. Son of Lyle Howard and Leona Ann (Barnowski) Wegner.

  • Education

    • Bachelor, Elmhurst College, 1969. Master of Arts, State University of New York, Oneonta, 1974.

    Career

    • Historian Department of Energy, Arlington, Virginia, 1974-1977. Archivist United States National Archives, Washington, 1977-1980. Curator United States Navy, Bethesda, Maryland, since 1980.

      Consultant United States Ship Monitor Program, Washington, 1980-1984, United States Postal Service, 1995, Smithsonian Magazine, 1994, National Geography Magazine, 1997.

    Works

    • Author: Fouled Anchors, 1991. Contributor articles and reports to professional journals.

    Membership

    Member North Atlantic Society Oceanic Historians, American Society Naval Engineers, United States Naval Institute.

    Personality

    Interests

    Antiquarian books.

    Connections

    • Married Patricia Eliassen.
    • father: Lyle Howard Wegner
    • mother: Leona Ann (Barnowski) Wegner
    • spouse: Patricia Eliassen.
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    Born November 30, 1947
    (age 69)
    Nationality
    • 1969
      Elmhurst College
    • 1974
      State University of New York
    • 1974 - 1977
      Historian Department of Energy
      Arlington, Virginia, United States
    • 1977 - 1980
      archivist United States National Archives
      Washington, United States
    • 1980
      curator United States Navy
      Bethesda, Maryland, United States