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Museum director

Henry Orson Pope, museum director. Recipient Distinguished Service awards United States Department Commerce Bureau Census, 1957-1962. Member of Museum Association Montana (vice president 1981-1982, president 1983-1985, editor newsletter 1986-1989), Northwest Federation Mineralogical Societies (president 1966), Whoop-Up Trail Rockhounds Club, Montana Council Rock and Mineral Clubs 1963-1964.

Background

Pope, Henry Orson was born on September 3, 1914 in St. Louis. Son of Joseph Frances and Anna Mae (Davidson) Pope.

Education

Student, Public Schools, Canon City, Colorado.

Career

Truck driver, buyer John Jacobs Company, Canon City, 1933. Salesman Nash Finch Company, Cedar Rapids, Iowa, 1934—1938, Great Fall, Montana, 1939—1944. Owner, operator Loma Mercantile Company, 1944—1976, Earth Science Museum, Loma, since 1976.

Membership

Member of Museum Association Montana (vice president 1981-1982, president 1983-1985, editor newsletter 1986-1989), Northwest Federation Mineralogical Societies (president 1966), Whoop-Up Trail Rockhounds Club, Montana Council Rock and Mineral Clubs 1963-1964.

Connections

Married Evelyn Victoria Parker, September 1, 1939. Children: Henry Orson II, Larry Alan.

father:
Joseph Frances Pope

mother:
Anna Mae (Davidson) Pope

spouse:
Evelyn Victoria Parker

child:
Henry Orson II Pope

child:
Larry Alan Pope