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Robert H. Bahmer, American archivist. Past member Society of America Archivists, American History Association, The Westerners.

Background

Bahmer, Robert H. was born on September 27, 1904 in Gardena, North Dakota, United States. Son of Henry J. and Ida (Becker) Bahmer.

Education

Student, University North Dakota, 1923. AB, North Dakota State Teachers College, 1928. AM, University Colorado, 1929.

Doctor of Philosophy, University Minnesota, 1941.

Career

Instructor, Junior College, Ironwood, Michigan, 1932-1934;secretary to, Congressman Frank Hook, 1934-1936;archivist, National Archives, 1936-1942;archivist, Navy Department, 1942;archivist, War Department, 1943-1948;assistant archivist, United States National Archives, 1948-1956;deputy archivist of the United States, 1956-1966;archvist of the United States, 1966-1968. Past secretary general International Council on Archives.

Membership

Past member Society of America Archivists, American History Association, The Westerners.

Connections

Married Viva L. Robbins, January 10, 1931. Children: Henry W., Kathryn J., Clifford L.

father:
Henry J. Bahmer

mother:
Ida (Becker) Bahmer

spouse:
Viva L. Robbins

child:
Henry W. Bahmer

child:
Kathryn J. Bahmer

child:
Clifford L. Bahmer