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Keith Craig Petersen, American historian. Named Volunteer of Year, Latah County History Society, 1982; National Endowment of the Humanities grantee, 1981-1983. Board trustees Latah County History Society, Moscow, since 1982; trustee University Idaho Library. Associates, since 1984; Member of American Association State and Local History, Idaho Association Museum (treasurer 1980-1982).

Background

Petersen, Keith Craig was born on March 23, 1951 in Vancouver, Washington, District of Columbia, United States. Son of Jack Kenneth and Jeannette Dolly (Benner) Petersen.

Education

Bachelor, Washington State University, 1973. Master of Arts, University Wisconsin, 1976.

Career

Director Latah County History Society, Moscow, 1977—1981. North Idaho coordinator Idaho State History Society, Boise, 1981—1984, independent historian, since 1981. Consultant & historian C.E. Idaho Department Parks.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Author: Historical Celectrations, 1986, (booklet) Virgil T. McCrosky, Giver of Mountains, 1983. Editor: Railroad Man, 1981.

Membership

Board trustees Latah County History Society, Moscow, since 1982. Trustee University Idaho Library. Associates, since 1984.

Member of American Association State and Local History, Idaho Association Museum (treasurer 1980-1982).

Connections

father:
Jack Kenneth Petersen

mother:
Jeannette Dolly (Benner) Petersen