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Museum director

James Arthur Bennett, museum director.

Background

Bennett, James Arthur was born on April 2, 1947 in Belfast, Northern Ireland. Son of James Hutchinson and Margaret Anna (McCune) Bennett.

Education

Master of Arts, University Cambridge, England, 1969. Doctor of Philosophy, University Cambridge, England, 1974.

Career

Lecturer, U. Aberdeen, Scotland, 1974-1975;archivist, Royal Astronomical Society, London, 1975;curator of astronomy, National Maritime Museum, London, 1977-1979;curator, Whipple Museum, Cambridge, 1979-1994;keeper, Museum of the History of Science, Oxford, England, since 1994. Senior tutor Churchill College, Cambridge, 1992-1994.

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Connections

Married France Annie Ramette. Children: Siobhan, Yolaine.

father:
James Hutchinson Bennett

mother:
Margaret Anna (McCune) Bennett

spouse:
France Annie Ramette

children:
Siobhan Bennett

Yolaine Bennett