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museum director emeritus

Doris Lockhart Whitmore, museum director emeritus. Recipient Elsie B. Naumberg award, 1969, numerous others.


Whitmore, Doris Lockhart was born on January 20, 1914 in Haines City, Florida, United States. Daughter of William Clarence and Alta Ann (Cain) Lockhart.


Bachelor of Science, Sophie Newcomb College, 1934. Postgraduate, University Florida. Postgraduate, Florida State University.

Postgraduate, Jacksonville University, Florida.


Teacher Florida public schools, 1934-1944. Associate director Jacksonville Children's Museum, 1949-1960. Executive director successor Jacksonville Museum Arts and Sciences, since 1960.

Now emeritus, consultant. Co-chairman Jacksonville Arts Festival.


Board directors Jacksonville Roundtable History. Member Duval County Advisory Council Environmental Education. Member community advisory committee Junior League of Jacksonville, 1984-1987.

Board directors Jacksonville Humane Society, Natural Science for Youth, others. Member American Association Museums (past member council), American Association Youth Museums (president 1976-1978), Audubon Society Duval County (secretary 1956-1957), Kappa Alpha Theta. Clubs: Garden.


Married Frederick Leslie Whitmore, December 15, 1951.

William Clarence Lockhart

Alta Ann (Cain) Lockhart

Frederick Leslie Whitmore