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museum executive

William J. Moynihan was museum executive. Member American Museum Association, American Association Museums (member ethics committee, board directors), Wisconsin Academy of Sciences, Arts and Letters (councillor-at-large 1995-1902), University Club.

Background

Moynihan, William J. was born on April 8, 1942 in Little Falls, New York, United States. Son of Bernard J. and Mary A. (Flynn) Moynihan.

Education

Bachelor, State University of New York, Binghamton, 1964. Master of Arts, Colgate University, 1966. Doctor of Philosophy, Syracuse University, 1973.

Career

From assistant to associate professor, Colgate University, Hamilton, New York, 1973-1977;from assistant to associate dean faculty, Colgate University, Hamilton, New York, 1977-1980;dean students, Colgate University, Hamilton, New York, 1980-1983;dean college, Colgate University, Hamilton, New York, 1983-1988;v.p.m director, American Museum Natural History, New York City, 1988-1995;president, Chief Executive Officer, Milwaukee Public Museum, since 1995. Board directors New York State Museum. Advising committee arts and culture Congressman J. Nadler, New York City, 1993-1995.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Advisory editor Curator journal, 1991-1995.

Membership

Member American Museum Association, American Association Museums (member ethics committee, board directors), Wisconsin Academy of Sciences, Arts and Letters (councillor-at-large since 1995), University Club.

Connections

Married Irene A. Sheilds, July 2, 1966. Children: Patricia, Erin, Sean.

father:
Bernard J. Moynihan

mother:
Mary A. (Flynn) Moynihan

spouse:
Irene A. Sheilds

child:
Patricia Moynihan

child:
Erin Moynihan

child:
Sean Moynihan