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Gordon Olaf Hendrickson, American archivist. Leader Boy Scouts American, Des Moines, since 1990; Member of National Association Government Archives and Recordings Administrators (council member 1994-1996), Council State Archivists 1990-1994, (chair 1992-1993, secretary since 2003, treasurer since 2005), American Associate State and Local History, Midwest Archives Conference (council member 1986-1988), Society of America Archivists.

Background

Hendrickson, Gordon Olaf was born on December 27, 1946 in Spring Lake, Wisconsin, United States. Son of Olaf Stene and Margaret Edith Hendrickson.

Education

Bachelor of Science, Wisconsin State University, 1968. Master of Arts, Colorado State University, 1972. Doctor of Philosophy, University of Wyoming, 1975.

Career

Project archivist Wyoming State History Society, Cheyenne, 1975—1976. Assistant professor University of Wyoming, 1975—1976, project director, 1976—1977, Immigration History Research Center, St. Paul, 1977—1979. Associate director Western History Manuscript College Knights of Columbus, Kansas City, Missouri, 1980—1987.

State archivist State of Iowa, Des Moines, since 1987. Administrator History Society Iowa, since 2004. Consulting historian Attorney General, Cheyenne, 1987—2001.

With United States Army, 1969-1971.

Membership

Leader Boy Scouts American, Des Moines, since 1990. Member of National Association Government Archives and Recordings Administrators (council member 1994-1996), Council State Archivists 1990-1994, (chair 1992-1993, secretary since 2003, treasurer since 2005), American Associate State and Local History, Midwest Archives Conference (council member 1986-1988), Society of America Archivists.

Connections

Married Barbara Flasch Hendrickson, June 8, 1974. Children: Anders O.F., Rosina B.F., Karl F.F.

father:
Olaf Stene

mother:
Margaret Edith Hendrickson

spouse:
Barbara Flasch Hendrickson

child:
Anders O.F. Hendrickson

child:
Rosina B.F. Hendrickson

child:
Karl F.F Hendrickson