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Kathryn Lewis Cummins

museum director

Kathryn Lewis Cummins, museum director. Named Citizen of Year Civitan Club, 1976; honoree Michigan State History Society, 1974, Michigan State Sen., 1976.

Background

Cummins, Kathryn Lewis was born on October 14, 1908 in Chicago, Illinois, United States. Daughter of Floyd Watson and Ina Catherine (Steckert) Lewis.

Education

Bachelor of Science, Center Michigan University, 1950. Postgraduate, University Michigan, 1952.

Career

Teacher Public Schools, Midland, Michigan, 1928-1932, 42-52. Social worker Midland County Red Cross, 1936-1939. Chemical analyst Dow Chemical Company, Midland, 1939-1942.

Executive secretary Midland County History Museum, 1952-1970, director, 1970-1999.

Membership

Teacher 1st Baptist Church, Midland. Member American Association Museum, American Association State and Local History, American Association of University Women (honors with named gift 1987), Michigan Museum Association, Michigan Education Association, Michigan Center University Alumnus, American Business Women (president 1989-1990, Woman of Year 1981).

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Rug hooking, knitting, reading.

Connections

Married Glen James Cummins (deceased). 1 child, David Lewis.

father:
Floyd Watson Lewis

mother:
Ina Catherine (Steckert) Lewis

spouse:
Glen James Cummins

child:
David Lewis Cummins