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Museum director

Patrick Bates Nolan, museum director. Fellow National Endowment, 1991, Josip Juraj Hill Reference Library., St. Paul, 1991, Rockefeller Archives, Tarrytown, New York, 1992, Minnesota History Society, St. Paul, 1992. Vestryman St. Stephens Church, Huntsville, 1996-1997. Member Rotary (board directors Huntsville 1995-1998).

Background

Nolan, Patrick Bates was born on February 4, 1942 in Minneapolis. Son of Thomas James and Cecile (Helbling) Nolan.

Education

Bachelor, University Minnesota, 1964. Master of Arts, University Minnesota, 1967. Doctor of Philosophy, University Minnesota, 1972.

Career

Professor history University Wisconsin, River Falls, 1971-1973. Director archives Wright State University, Dayton, Ohio, 1973-1988. Executive administrator Hagley Museum, Wilmington, Delaware, 1988-1992.

Program officer National Endowment, Washington, 1985-1986. Director Sam Houston Museum, Huntsville, Texas, since 1992. Consultant Aviation Trail Inc., Dayton, 1973-1988, B&O R.R. Museum, Baltimore, 1991.

Member council Texas Council Humanities, Austin, since 1998.

Works

Membership

Vestryman St. Stephens Church, Huntsville, 1996-1997. Member Rotary (board directors Huntsville 1995-1998).

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Hiking, camping, riding railroads.

Connections

Married Bobbe Shapiro, March 16, 1963. 1 child, Philip George.

father:
Thomas James Nolan

mother:
Cecile (Helbling) Nolan

spouse:
Bobbe Shapiro

child:
Philip George Nolan