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Museum director

Victor J. H. Suthren, Museum director. Fellow Royal Society Arts, Company of Military Historians; member Canada Nautical Research Society, North America Society Oceanic History, Canada Museum Association, Canada Sail Train Association.

Background

Suthren, Victor J. H. was born on March 2, 1942 in Montreal, Quebec, Canada. Son of Joseph William and Emily Anne (Roberts) Suthren.

Education

Bachelor in Psychology, Bishop's University, 1965; Master of Arts in History, Concordia University, 1970.

Career

Member history site staff, St. Lawrence Parks Commission, Kingston, Ontario, 1965-1967; schooner seaman, Halifax, Nova Scoti, 1967; freelance writer, Montreal, 1970-1971; staff historian, Fortress of Louisbourg, Cape Breton, Nova Scoti, Canada, 1971-1973; research historian, National History Parks Canada, Halifax, Nova Scoti, 1973-1975; curator of art, Canada War Museum, Ottawa, Ontario, 1975-1976; chief public programs, Canada War Museum, Ottawa, Ontario, 1976-1985; director, Canada War Museum, Ottawa, Ontario, since 1985. Member of advisory board American Clipper Trust, Baltimore, since 1985.

Membership

Fellow Royal Society Arts, Company of Military Historians. Member Canada Nautical Research Society, North America Society Oceanic History, Canada Museum Association, Canada Sail Train Association.

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Avocations: ski touring, sailing, Gilbert & Sullivan operettas, writing.

Connections

Married Lindsay Jean Scott, July 12, 1969. Children: Scott, Caedi, Amy.

father:
Joseph William Suthren

mother:
Emily Anne (Roberts) Suthren

spouse:
Lindsay Jean Scott

children:
Scott Suthren

Caedi Suthren

Amy Suthren