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Doran Lansing Cart

museum director

Doran Lansing Cart, museum director. Board directors Alachua County Volunteer Coordinators, Gainesville, Florida, 1982-1984, ArchiNet, Kansas City, 1985-1988, Friends of Fort Osage, Sibley, Missouri, 1988-1990. Member American Association Museum, Western Front Association, Midwest Museum Conference, Order of DeMolay (chevalier order).

Background

Cart, Doran Lansing was born on July 5, 1952 in Corydon, Indiana, United States. Son of Oran Junior Cart and Esther Pearl (Myers) Cart-Friedel.

Education

Bachelor in History, Indiana University, 1974. Master of Arts in History/Museum Administration, University California, Riverside, 1981.

Career

Museum surveyor Association Indiana Museum, Indianapolis, 1974-1975. Education programmer The Children's Museum, 1975-1976. Director Angel Mounds History Site, Evansville, Indiana, 1977-1980.

Education coordinator Florida State Museum, Gainesville, Florida, 1982-1985. Education director History Kansas City (Missouri) Foundation, 1985-1987. Museum consultant Kansas City, 1987-1990.

Director Liberty Memorial Museum, since 1990.

Membership

Board directors Alachua County Volunteer Coordinators, Gainesville, Florida, 1982-1984, ArchiNet, Kansas City, 1985-1988, Friends of Fort Osage, Sibley, Missouri, 1988-1990. Member American Association Museum, Western Front Association, Midwest Museum Conference, Order of DeMolay (chevalier order).

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Study and collect daguerreotypes, civil war research, living history reenactments.

Connections

Married Cynthia Kay Ganson, January 24, 1977.