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Doris Lockhart Whitmore

museum director emeritus

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

Background

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

Education

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

Postgraduate, Jacksonville University, Florida.

Career

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.

Membership

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.

Connections

Married Frederick Leslie Whitmore, December 15, 1951.

father:
William Clarence Lockhart

mother:
Alta Ann (Cain) Lockhart

spouse:
Frederick Leslie Whitmore