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Museum director

Daniel Carlton Robertson, Museum director.


Robertson, Daniel Carlton was born on September 17, 1951 in Portland, Oregon, United States. Son of Jerold Dean and Elsie Mae (Keck) Robertson.


Bachelor, Portland State University, 1975.


Intern curator, Clatsop County History Society, Astoria, Oregon, 1979-1980; director history services, Benton County History Society, Corvallis, Oregon, 1980-1983; director, Douglas County Museum of History and National History, Roseburg, Oregon, since 1983.


Member Roseburg City Council, 1987-1990. Vice chairman Roseburg Visitors and Convention Bureau, 1986-1988. Board directors Eliot Institute, 1989-1992.

President Umpqua Community Development Corporation, since 1991. Candidate for Oregon House of Representatives from district 45, 1992. Chair Douglas County Democratic Central Committee, 1992-1994.

Delegate Oregon Democratic Party Central Committee, 1992-1994. Executive committee Oregon Democratic Committee, 1992-1994. Councilor Oregon State Housing Council, since 1994.

Member Oregon Cultural Heritage Tourism Task Force, since 1995. With United States Navy, 1969-1971. Member American Association for State and Local History (awards chairman region 11 1987-1989, national chairman awards committee 1990-1992, national co-chair member task force since 1994, member board directors 1980-1985, 94—), Southwestern Oregon Visiting Association (president 1989-1990), Oregon Museum Association (president 1982-1984, editor Dispatch 1980-1982), Clatsop County History Society (life).


  • Other Interests

    Avocations: reading, debates, photography.


Married Emily A. Dana, June 17, 1979 (divorced April 1985). 1 child, Katherine Elizabeth. Married Shannon Lee Applegate, August 17, 1985.

Children: Jessica, Colin, Ione, Max, Edane.

Jerold Dean Robertson

Elsie Mae (Keck) Robertson

Shannon Lee Applegate

Emily A. Dana

Jessica Robertson

Colin Robertson

Ione Robertson

Katherine Elizabeth Robertson

Max Robertson

Edane Robertson