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museum director

Joseph Thomas Cavanaugh, Museum director. Member Museum Association South Texas (president 1987), Museum Association Waco (president 1992-1993), Texas Association Museum (councillor-at-large 1994-1998), Rotary.

Background

Cavanaugh, Joseph Thomas was born on February 28, 1947 in Washington, District of Columbia, United States. Son of Joseph Thomas and Hester Ann (Burns) Cavanaugh.

Education

Bachelor, University Arkansas, 1978.

Career

Historian, Prairie Grove Battlefield State Park, Arkansas, 1978-1981; exhibits technical, Goliad (Texas) State Park, 1981-1983; music curator, Refugio (Texas) County Museum, 1983-1989; executive director, Doctor Pepper Museum & Free Enterprise Institute, Waco, Texas, since 1989.

Membership

Member Museum Association South Texas (president 1987), Museum Association Waco (president 1992-1993), Texas Association Museum (councillor-at-large 1994-1998), Rotary.

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Avocations: photography, computers.

Connections

Married Stephanie Louise Jacobson, November 28, 1969. 1 child, Michael.

father:
Joseph Thomas Cavanaugh

mother:
Hester Ann (Burns) Cavanaugh

spouse:
Stephanie Louise Jacobson

child:
Michael Cavanaugh