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historian , Museum administrator

James Michael Perry, museum administrator, historian.


Perry, James Michael was born on January 30, 1960 in Washington, District of Columbia, United States. Son of Gillmore Milton and Pauline Downer (Hagood) Perry.


Bachelor in History, Roanoke College, 1982. Certified in museum studies, College of William and Mary, 1984. Master of Arts in History, College of William and Mary, 1984.


History area services coordinator, Colonial Williamsburg (Virginia) Foundation, 1984-1990;park ranger, National Park Svc. (White House, Clara Barton National History Site), Washington and Glen Echo, Maryland., 1990-1991;visiting programs coordinator, Supreme Court of the United States, Washington, since 1991.


  • Other Work

    • Author: Colonial Williamsburg: A Guide for the Handicapped, 1983, Colonial Williamsburg: A Guide for Deaf and Hearing Impaired Visitors, 1984. Editor: The Visitor's Companion, 1986. Contributor articles to professional journals.


Volunteer disaster services American Red Cross, Washington, since 1987. Vice president Williamsburg Volunteer Fire Department, 1988-1990. Emergency Medical Technician Bethesda (Maryland) Chevy Chase Rescue Squad, since 1990.

Member American Association for State and Local History, American Association Museum, History Society Washington, Manuscript Society, Maryland History Society, Blue Key Society, Phi Alpha Theta, Pi Gamma Museum.


Married Mary Claire Fellows, May 26, 1982. 1 child, Elizabeth Anne.

Gillmore Milton Perry

Pauline Downer (Hagood) Perry

Mary Claire Fellows

Elizabeth Anne Perry