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Jennifer Jeffries Thompson

museum educator

Jennifer Jeffries Thompson, museum educator. Member of Philanthropic Educational Organization (P.E.O.) (secretary since 1981), Montana Association Museums, American Association State and Local History, American Association Museums, Junior League.

Background

Thompson, Jennifer Jeffries was born on May 3, 1950 in Milwaukee. Daughter of Alfred John and Margaret Jean (Ireland) Jeffries.

Education

Bachelor in History, Kalamazoo College, 1972. Master of Arts, University Idaho, 1981.

Career

Intern Old Sturbridge Village, Massachusetts, 1969, Museology Lab University Idaho, Moscow, 1975. Teacher Peoria Hebrew School, Illinois, 1972—1974. Assistant director Watkins Community Museum, Lawrence, Kansas, 1975—1976.

Curator & director Libby Branch Montana History Society, 1976—1980, curator, education Helena, since 1980. Project director Annual Montana History Conference, since 1982, National History Day, Helena, since 1983. Member Lewis and Clark County Cultural Committee, since 1983.

Works

  • Contributor articles to professional journals. Activity coordinator Youth Electrum Helena Arts Council, since 1980.

Membership

Member of Philanthropic Educational Organization (P.E.O.) (secretary since 1981), Montana Association Museums, American Association State and Local History, American Association Museums, Junior League.

Connections

Married Shaun Richard Thompson, November 5, 1978. 1 child Jon Jeffries.

father:
Alfred John Jeffries

mother:
Margaret Jean (Ireland) Jeffries

spouse:
Shaun Richard Thompson

child:
Jon Jeffries Thompson