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Museum administrator

Ann Youngdahl Smith, museum administrator. Recipient Distinguished Service award Junior Chamber of Commerce/Junior Chamber of Commerce Women, 1984. Vice president Connecticut Preservation Action, Hartford, 1980-1984; member advisory board The Banking Center, Waterbury, 1980-1982; board directors Waterbury Arts Festival, 1983-1985. Member Connecticut Coordinating Commission for the Promotion of History (treasurer 1982-1983).

Background

Smith, Ann Youngdahl was born on October 7, 1950 in Alma, Michigan, United States. Daughter of Russell Charles and Mary Louise (Anderson) Youngdahl.

Education

Bachelor, University Michigan, 1972. Master of Arts, Cooperstown Graduate Program, 1973. Juris Doctor, University Connecticut, 1990.

Career

Assistant curator History Society York County, York, Pennsylvania, 1973-1974. Director Lyme History Society, Old Lyme, Connecticut, 1974-1976, Mattatuck Museum, Waterbury, since 1976. Juror Connecticut Commission for the Arts, Hartford, since 1980.

Chairman Connecticut Humanities Council, Middletown, 1984-1986. Adjunct faculty University Connecticut, since 1986. Reviewer National Endowment of the Humanities, 1989, 90, 92.

Board directors Connecticut State Library., 1988-1992, Institute American Indian Studies, since 1992. Vice president Waterbury Foundation, 1989-1993.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Editor: Metal, Minds & Machines, 1980, Fiddlebacks & Crooked-backs, 1982.

Membership

Vice president Connecticut Preservation Action, Hartford, 1980-1984. Member advisory board The Banking Center, Waterbury, 1980-1982. Board directors Waterbury Arts Festival, 1983-1985.

Member Connecticut Coordinating Commission for the Promotion of History (treasurer 1982-1983).

Connections

Married Joseph Johnson Smith, December 29, 1973. Married Joel Eric Finn, June 30, 1990.

father:
Russell Charles Youngdahl

mother:
Mary Louise (Anderson) Youngdahl

spouses:
Joseph Johnson Smith

Joel Eric Finn