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Museum director , Art consultant

John Ireland Howe Baur, art consultant, former museum director. Served with United States Army, 1944-1945.

Background

Baur, John Ireland Howe was born on August 9, 1909 in Woodbridge, Connecticut, United States. Son of Paul V.C. and Susan (Whiting) Baur.

Education

Bachelor, Yale University, 1932;Master of Arts, Yale University, 1934.

Career

Supervisor education, Brooklyn Museum, 1934-1936;curator paintings and sculpture, Brooklyn Museum, 1936-1952;curator, Whitney Museum American Art, New York City, 1952-1958;associate director, Whitney Museum American Art, New York City, 1958-1966;director, Whitney Museum American Art, New York City, 1966-1974;retired, Whitney Museum American Art, New York City, 1974;consultant, Terra Museum American Art, Evanston, Illinois, 1979-1987.

Works

Membership

Served with United States Army, 1944-1945.

Connections

Married Louise W. Chase, January 8, 1938. Children: Susan, Arthur M., Jean E.

father:
Paul V.C. Baur

mother:
Susan (Whiting) Baur

spouse:
Louise W. Chase

child:
Susan Baur

child:
Arthur M. Baur

child:
Jean E. Baur