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writer , Archivist historian

Louise Ward Demakis, American archivist historian, writer. Avocations: women's issues, gardening, films, Japanese art. Alternate member Westport Zoning Board Appeals, 1978-1981; member Republican Town Committee, 1990-1994, Westport Historic District Commission, 2008-2010. Member Westport History Society, Westport Women's Club, Westport Garden Club (president 2003-2005).

Background

Demakis, Louise Ward Daughter of William Joseph and Estelle Frances Ward.

Education

Bachelor in Humanities, Sarah Lawrence College, 1980. Master of Arts in History, New York University, 1988. Certified in archival management, New York University, 1988.

Career

Executive secretary Exxon Corporation, Linden, New Jersey, 1953-1961. Archivist, historian New York Public Library. for Performing Arts, Lincoln Center, New York City, 1987-1989. Free-lance writer Westport, Connecticut, since 1989.

Consultant archivist Helen Keller International, New York City, 1987.

Achievements

  • Avocations: women's issues, gardening, films, Japanese art.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Contributor articles to history publications.

Membership

Alternate member Westport Zoning Board Appeals, 1978-1981. Member Republican Town Committee, 1990-1994, Westport Historic District Commission, 2008-2010. Member Westport History Society, Westport Women's Club, Westport Garden Club (president 2003-2005).

Connections

Married George John Demakis, September 2, 1961. Children: George John Junior, Drew William, Deirdre Louise.

father:
William Joseph

mother:
Estelle Frances Ward

spouse:
George John Demakis

child:
George John Junior Demakis

child:
Drew William Demakis

child:
Deirdre Louise Demakis