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historian , museologist , Preservationist

Bette Eunice Meyer, Historian, museologist, preservationist ( hum: library study)historian, museologist, preservationist.


Meyer, Bette Eunice was born on April 18, 1930 in Chicago, Illinois, United States. Daughter of Henry Hahneman and Pearl Eunice (Kane) Wagner.


Bachelor, De Paul University, Chicago, 1956. Master of Education, Eastern Washington University, Cheney, 1967. Bachelor magna cum laude, Eastern Washington University, Cheney, 1971.

Postgrad, Washington State University, since 1981.


Curator history and education Eastern Washington State History Society, Spokane, 1967—1971. Chief Office of Archeology and Historic Preservation, Washington State Parks, Olympia, 1971—1973. Executive director Congress of Valley Agencies, Livermore, California, 1975—1977.

History preservation planner Benton-Franklin Governmental Conference, Richland, Washington, 1978—1979. Researcher Washington State University Foundation, Pullman, 1981—1984. Development and marketing coordinator Holy Names Center at Fort George Wright History District, Spokane, 1984—1988.

Curator Fairchild Air Force Museum, 1993. Executive committee Washington State Geography Names Board, Olympia, 1971—1973.


Chairman Pullman Civic Arts Commission, 1981—1982. Member Washington Land Use Plan Advisory Commission, Olympia, 1971—1972. Member advisory committee Washington State University Museum, 1981—1984.

Member Spokane Landmarks Commission, 1989—1996. Past member supervisory committee Northland Credit Union. Active local philanthropic organizations.

Board directors Les Conservateurs de Fort Wright. Member of American Association of University Women, Council American's Military Past, Washington Trust for History Preservation, Eastern Washington State History Society, Washington State History Society, Montana History Society, Whitman County History Society (board directors 1981-1983), National Trust History Preservation, Local History (grant), American Association State, American Association Museum (public information chairman Washington division 1972).


Married Robert Edward Meyer, February 3, 1951 (deceased October 1985). Children: Robert Daniel, Kathleen Lynn, Susan Joan. Married Lloyd Kenneth Harding, September 1997.

Henry Hahneman Wagner

Pearl Eunice (Kane) Wagner

Robert Edward Meyer

Lloyd Kenneth Harding

Robert Daniel Meyer

Kathleen Lynn Meyer

Susan Joan Meyer