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Montine McDaniel Freeman, museum trustee.


Freeman, Montine McDaniel was born on April 19, 1915 in Forrest City, Arkansas, United States. Daughter of Louis and Montine (Kirkpatrick) McDaniel.


Bachelor in Design, Newcomb College, 1936.


Board trustees, New Orleans Museum Fine Art (formerly Isaac Delgado Museum Art), 1959-1966;treasurer, New Orleans Museum Fine Art (formerly Isaac Delgado Museum Art), 1961;secretary board of trustees, New Orleans Museum Fine Art (formerly Isaac Delgado Museum Art), 1964;now honorary member music, New Orleans Museum Fine Art (formerly Isaac Delgado Museum Art) board directors, Louisiana State Museum, 1961-1973;board directors, New Orleans Philharmonic Symphony, 1949-1978;board directors, Louisiana Council for Music and Performing Arts, since 1970;board directors, Louisiana Nature Center, 1975-1978.


Trustee Greater New Orleans United Fund, 1956-1958, secretary, 1958, chairman women's division, 1956. Board directors New Orleans Young Women’s Christian Association, 1954-1960, vice president, 1959. Member Community Volunteer Service Board, 1953-1959, New Orleans Neighborhood Center Board, 1950-1960, Pre-School for Blind, 1954-1957.

Chairman women's committee International House, New Orleans, 1956-1958. Vice president New Orleans Junior League, 1953-1954. Board regents Kenmore Association Virginia.

Member of advisory board House of Good Shepherd, 1965-1967. Member president's county Tulane University, since 1988. Trustee National Tropical Botanical Garden, since 1975, Alton Ochsner Foundation, since 1989.

Member Garden Club American (director 1969-1972, 74, vice president 1974-1976), Orleans Club, Petit Salon (New Orleans), Phi Beta Phi.


Married Richard W. Freeman, October 15, 1936. Children: Richard W., Louis McDaniel, Tina Louise Woollam.

Louis McDaniel

Montine (Kirkpatrick) McDaniel

Richard W. Freeman

Richard W. Freeman

Louis McDaniel Freeman

Tina Louise Woollam Freeman