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Laurence Robert Pizer

museum director

Laurence Robert Pizer, museum director.

Background

Pizer, Laurence Robert was born on February 4, 1946 in Boston, Massachusetts, United States. Son of Jack Michael and Miriam (Atlas) Pizer.

Education

AB, Brown University, 1967. Master of Arts, University Iowa, 1970.

Career

Instructor University Nebraska, Lincoln, 1973-1974. Executive director Adams County History Society, Hastings, Nebraska, 1974-1978. Director Pilgrim Society, Plymouth, Massachusetts, since 1978.

Works

  • Author: Primer for Local Historical Societies, second edition, Pilgrim's Pride: A Gallery Guide to Pilgrim Hall Museum. Editor: Plymouth County, 1685, 1986. Contributor articles to various publications.

Membership

Chairman Plymouth History District Commission, since 1979. Treasurer Richard Sparrow House, Plymouth, 1980-1982. Town meeting representative Town of Plymouth, since 1988.

Fellow Pilgrim Society (secretary since 1979). Member American Association Museum (consultant 1986-1989), American Association for State and Local History (standards committee 1985-1988), Colonial Society Massachusetts (council 1986-1989), Plymouth Antiquarian Society (trustee 1987-1990).

Connections

Married Ann Elizabeth Spinner, June 30, l968. Children: Tamara Rachelle, Jonas Nathaniel.

father:
Jack Michael Pizer

mother:
Miriam (Atlas) Pizer

spouse:
Ann Elizabeth Spinner

children:
Tamara Rachelle Pizer

Jonas Nathaniel Pizer