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Art gallery director

George William Staempfli, Swiss, American Art gallery director. Captain United States Army, 1942-1945.

Background

Staempfli, George William was born on December 6, 1910 in Bern, Switzerland. Son of Wilhelm and Leonie (Kammerer) Staempfli. came to the United States, 1935.

Education

Doctor of Philosophy, Erlangen University, Germany, 1935.

Career

Salesman, M. Knoedler and Company. New York City, 1936-1939; curator, Museum Fine Arts, Houston, 1955-1956; coordinator fine arts, American Pavilion, Expo 1958, New York and Brussels, 1957-1958; president, Staempfli Gallery, New York City, since 1959.

Membership

Captain United States Army, 1942-1945.

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Avocations: painting, drawing.

Connections

Married Fordyce Ewing, 1946, (divorced 1955). Children: Candida, Fordyce. Married Barbara Dierich, 1968.

1 child, Gamble.

father:
Wilhelm Staempfli

mother:
Leonie (Kammerer) Staempfli

spouse:
Barbara Dierich

spouse:
Fordyce Ewing

child:
Candida Staempfli

child:
Fordyce Staempfli

child:
Gamble Staempfli