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museum director

Dennis Zembala, museum director. President Local Civic Association, Baltimore, 1980-1981; member Mayor;s Committee on Chesapeake Bay, Baltimore, 1982-1984. Member Society History of Technology, Society Industrial Archaeology (board directors since 1985), Engineering Society Baltimore.

Background

Zembala, Dennis was born on November 23, 1942 in Detroit, Michigan, United States. Son of Chester George and Josephine (Staszewski) Zembala.

Education

Bachelor, University of Michigan, 1964;Doctor of Philosophy, George Washington University, 1984.

Career

Volunteer, Peace Corps, Bolivia, 1966-1969;historian, National Park Svc., Washington, 1973-1976;historian, consultant, John Milner Association, West Chester, Pennsylvania, 1977;historian, Baltimore Museum of Industry, 1978-1981;executive director, Baltimore Museum of Industry, since 1981. Member national committee Maritime Preservation, Washington, since 1986.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Research historian film (documentary) Allegheny Glassworks, 1975. Contributor articles to professional journals.

Membership

President Local Civic Association, Baltimore, 1980-1981. Member Mayor;s Committee on Chesapeake Bay, Baltimore, 1982-1984. Member Society History of Technology, Society Industrial Archaeology (board directors since 1985), Engineering Society Baltimore.

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Avocations: travel, sports, golf, squash, racquetball.

Connections

Married Nancy Heaton, August 21, 1965 (divorced 1980). Married Annual Elisabeth Steele, May 8, 1982.

father:
Chester George Zembala

mother:
Josephine (Staszewski) Zembala

spouse:
Nancy Heaton

spouse:
Annual Elisabeth Steele