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conservator , educator

Anton William Rajer, American conservator, educator. Certified conservator. Decorated President of Panama; recipient Ambassador Service award, State Department United States of America in Panama, 1997.


Rajer, Anton William was born on February 25, 1952 in Sheboygan, Wisconsin, United States. Son of William and Charlotte Rajer.


Certified in language, University Paris, 1974. Bachelor, University Wisconsin, Milwaukee, 1979. Master of Arts, Harvard University, 1986.


Museum technical Kobler Arts Center, Sheboygan, 1969—1974. Conservation apprentice Milwaukee Conservators Art, 1975—1978. Associate conservator Nelson-Atkins Art Museum, Kansas City, Missouri, 1979—1984, State of Texas, Canyon, 1985—1987.

Art instructor University Wisconsin, Madison, 1994—2003. Fulbright professor University Panama, Panama City, 2003—2004. Art conservator Fine Arts Conservation Services, Madison, since 1989.


  • Certified conservator.


Volunteer Red Cross, Wisconsin, 2001, American Red Cross, New York City, 2001, Federal Emergency Management Agency, New York City, 2001. Advisory board Folk Art Society of America, Richmond, Virginia, since 1998. Board directors Friends of Fred Smith, Phillips, Wisconsin, since 1996, Historic Preservation Board, Madison, 1993—1995.

Member of American Institute Conservators (associate).


Married Christine Style.

William Rajer

Charlotte Rajer

Christine Style.