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historian , Museum curator

Dana Marc Wegner, museum curator, historian. Clark Foundation fellow, Cooperstown, New York, 1973-1974; recipient Hardin Craig award Munson Institute, Mystic, Connecticut, 1971, Peterson award, 1993. Member North Atlantic Society Oceanic Historians, American Society Naval Engineers, United States Naval Institute.

Background

Wegner, Dana Marc was born on November 30, 1947 in Chicago, Illinois, United States. Son of Lyle Howard and Leona Ann (Barnowski) Wegner.

Education

Bachelor, Elmhurst College, 1969. Master of Arts, State University of New York, Oneonta, 1974.

Career

Historian Department of Energy, Arlington, Virginia, 1974-1977. Archivist United States National Archives, Washington, 1977-1980. Curator United States Navy, Bethesda, Maryland, since 1980.

Consultant United States Ship Monitor Program, Washington, 1980-1984, United States Postal Service, 1995, Smithsonian Magazine, 1994, National Geography Magazine, 1997.

Membership

Member North Atlantic Society Oceanic Historians, American Society Naval Engineers, United States Naval Institute.

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Avocation: antiquarian books.

Connections

Married Patricia Eliassen.

father:
Lyle Howard Wegner

mother:
Leona Ann (Barnowski) Wegner

spouse:
Patricia Eliassen.