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Museum director

Carl Robert Hansen, museum director.

Background

Hansen, Carl Robert was born on April 16, 1950 in Chicago, Illinois, United States. Son of Robert Frank and Evelyn A. (Smith) Hansen.

Education

Bachelor with senior academy honors, Luther College, Decorah, Iowa, 1972. Master of Arts, Michigan State University, 1980.

Career

Volunteer Norwegian-American Museum, Decorah, 1970—1972. Director Frankenmuth History Museum, Michigan, 1972—1988. Development officer Sloan Museum, Flint, since 1988.

Vice president Midwest Museum Conference, St. Louis, since 1983.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Contributor articles to professional publications.

Membership

Member Saginaw County History District Commission, Michigan, 1974—1980. Board directors Frankenmuth United Fund, 1984—1985. Speaker History Society Michigan, Ann Arbor, 1976—1980.

Member of Frankenmuth Junior Chamber of Commerce (treasurer 1984-1985), American Association State & Local History (program committee 1982-1983), American Association Museum (accreditation member 1982-1985, assessment program evaluator since 1986), Michigan Museum Association (president 1983-1985).

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Cross country skiing, reading, woodworking.

Connections

Married Arletta J. Reichard, December 27, 1970. Children: Bjorn, Kyle, Anne.

father:
Robert Frank Hansen

mother:
Evelyn A. (Smith) Hansen

spouse:
Arletta J. Reichard

children:
Kyle Hansen

Anne Hansen

Bjorn Hansen