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Museum curator , Art history educator

Donald Blake Webster, Museum curator, art history educator. Sergeant United States Air Force, 1952-1957. Fellow Company Military Historians, Royal Society Arts (London); member Society Hist.Archaeology, Society Post-Medieval Archaeology.

Background

Webster, Donald Blake was born on October 14, 1933 in Rochester, New York, United States. Arrived in Canada, 1966.

Education

Bachelor in History, U. Maine, 1959; Master of Arts in History, U. Rhode Island, 1961.

Career

Associate in public relations, New York State History Association, Cooperstown, New York, 1961-1963; curator of history, Roberson Museum Arts and Sciences, Binghamton, New York, 1963-1966; curator, Royal Ontario Museum, Toronto, since 1966; chairman, National Portrait Gallery, Toronto, since 1976. Associate professor art history U. Toronto, since 1968. Member Grange Council Art Gallery of Ontario, Toronto, since 1993.

Consultant on music and history furnishings to 8 public agys., 1993-1994.

Membership

Sergeant United States Air Force, 1952-1957. Fellow Company Military Historians, Royal Society Arts (London). Member Society Hist.Archaeology, Society Post-Medieval Archaeology.

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Avocations: boating, photography, trap and skeet shooting.

Connections

Son of Donald B. Senior and Eleanor Zach W. Widower; 6 children.

father:
Donald B. Senior

mother:
Eleanor Zach Webster