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historian , Museum administrator

James Morton Smith, museum administrator, historian. Lieutenant United States Coast Guard Reserve, 1943-1945. Member Association Art Museum Directors, American Association Museum, American History Association, Organization American Historians, American Association State and Local History, Society Historians of Early American Republic.

Background

Smith, James Morton was born on May 28, 1919 in Bernie, Missouri, United States.

Education

Bachelor of Education, Southern Illinois U., 1941. Master of Arts, U. Oklahoma, 1946. Doctor of Philosophy, Cornell Univercity, 1951.

Doctor of Humane Letters (honorary), Widener U., 1984. Editor, Institute Early American History and Culture, Williamsburg, Virginia, 1955-1966. Professor of history Cornell Univercity, Ithaca, New York, 1966-1970, U. Delaware, Newark, 1976-1990.

Director State History Society Wisconsin, Madison, 1970-1976, Henry Francis DuPont Winterthur (Delaware) Museum, 1976-1984. Lieutenant United States Coast Guard Reserve, 1943-1945.

Career

Editor Institute Early American History and Culture, Williamsburg, Virginia, 1955-1966. Professor history Cornell University, Ithaca, New York, 1966-1970, University Delaware, Newark, 1976-1990. Director State History Society Wisconsin, Madison, 1970-1976, Henry Francis DuPont Winterthur (Delaware) Museum, 1976-1984.

Works

Membership

Lieutenant United States Coast Guard Reserve, 1943-1945. Member Association Art Museum Directors, American Association Museum, American History Association, Organization American Historians, American Association State and Local History, Society Historians of Early American Republic.

Connections

Married Kathryn Hegler, January 5, 1945. Children: Melissa Jane, James Morton.

spouse:
Kathryn Hegler

child:
Melissa Jane Smith

child:
James Morton Smith