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Jacqueline Zurat Davis

Jacqueline Zurat Davis, American library director, arts administrator. Trustee Leadership Lawrence, 1982, board directors, 1987. Member Association Performing Arts Presenters (national president 1990-1992, national vice president 1988-1990, national conference chair 1986), Lawrence Chamber of Commerce (cultural affairs committee).

Background

  • Davis, Jacqueline Zurat was born on October 30, 1946 in Bradford, Pennsylvania, United States. Daughter of Frank Joseph and Rosemary (Fedele) Zurat.

  • Education

    • Bachelor, Dunbarton College of Holy Cross, 1969. Master of Arts, University Kansas, 1973. Degre Superieur, L'Institut Catholique, Paris, 1973.

    Career

    • Staff assistant United States Sen. Edward Kennedy office, Washington, 1967-1971. Director concert, chamber music and new directions series University Kansas, Lawrence, Kansas, 1980—1993, director to executive director Lied Center, 1993—2000.

      Barbara G. and Lawrence A. Fleischman executive director New York Public Library. for the Performing Arts, New York City, since 2000. Board member Chamber Music American, Dance United States of America, American Arts Alliance. Co-chairperson Midwest Regional Booking Conference, Minneapolis, 1987.

      Founder Swarthout Society, 1980. Founder, president Lyric Opera Guild, 1974-1980. Co-commissioner multi-media Festival 2000: SenseUs, 1990, dance David Gordon's "United States", 1989.

      Site visitor/panelist National Endowment for the Arts, 1985.

    Politics

    Party affiliation: Democrat

    Religion

    Denomination: Roman Catholic

    Membership

    Trustee Leadership Lawrence, 1982, board directors, 1987. Member Association Performing Arts Presenters (national president 1990-1992, national vice president 1988-1990, national conference chair 1986), Lawrence Chamber of Commerce (cultural affairs committee).

    Personality

    Interests

    Tennis, reading, travel, eating in great restaurants.

    Connections

    • Married Michael James Davis. Married Michael James Davis, December 13, 1969. Children: Adam, Ashley.
    • father: Frank Joseph Zurat
    • mother: Rosemary (Fedele) Zurat
    • spouses: Michael James Davis
    • Michael James Davis
    • children: Adam Davis
    • Ashley Davis
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    Born October 30, 1946
    (age 70)
    Nationality
    • 1969
      Dunbarton College of Holy Cross
    • 1973
      University Kansas
    • 1973
      L'Institut Catholique
    • 1967 - 1971
      Staff assistant, United States Sen. Edward Kennedy office
      Washington, United States
    • 1980 - 1993
      director, concert
      Lawrence, Kansas, United States