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Laurence Robert Pizer

Laurence Robert Pizer, museum director.


  • Pizer, Laurence Robert was born on February 4, 1946 in Boston, Massachusetts, United States. Son of Jack Michael and Miriam (Atlas) Pizer.

  • Education

    • AB, Brown University, 1967. Master of Arts, University Iowa, 1970.


    • Instructor University Nebraska, Lincoln, 1973-1974. Executive director Adams County History Society, Hastings, Nebraska, 1974-1978. Director Pilgrim Society, Plymouth, Massachusetts, since 1978.


    • Author: Primer for Local Historical Societies, second edition, Pilgrim's Pride: A Gallery Guide to Pilgrim Hall Museum. Editor: Plymouth County, 1685, 1986. Contributor articles to various publications.


    Chairman Plymouth History District Commission, since 1979. Treasurer Richard Sparrow House, Plymouth, 1980-1982. Town meeting representative Town of Plymouth, since 1988.

    Fellow Pilgrim Society (secretary since 1979). Member American Association Museum (consultant 1986-1989), American Association for State and Local History (standards committee 1985-1988), Colonial Society Massachusetts (council 1986-1989), Plymouth Antiquarian Society (trustee 1987-1990).


    • Married Ann Elizabeth Spinner, June 30, l968. Children: Tamara Rachelle, Jonas Nathaniel.
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    Born February 4, 1946
    (age 71)
    • 1967
      Brown University
    • 1970
      University Iowa
    • 1973 - 1974
      Instructor, University Nebraska
      Lincoln, Nebraska, United States
    • 1974 - 1978
      executive, director Adams County History Society
      Hastings, Michigan, United States
    • 1978
      director, Pilgrim Society
      Plymouth, United Kingdom