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curator , historian

William Meade Stith Rasmussen, American curator, historian. Recipient Excellence award, Society Architectural Historians, 1993; grantee, National Endowment Humanities, 2006.

Background

Rasmussen, William Meade Stith was born on February 23, 1946 in Richmond, Virginia, United States. Son of John Curtis and Dena Lee Rasmussen.

Education

Bachelor in American History, Washington & Lee University, Lexington, Virginia, 1964—1968. Master of Arts in Art History, University Delaware, Newark, 1972—1975. Doctor of Philosophy in Art History, University Delaware, Newark, 1975—1980.

Career

Teacher Virginia Museum Fine Arts, Richmond, 1977—1981. Professor Washington & Lee University, 1981—1982. Curator Virginia History Society, Richmond, since 1991, Va.Mus.

Fine Arts, Richmond, 1982—1991. Curator Virginia History Society, Richmond, Virginia, since 1991.

Works

Connections

Married Maria Payne Rasmussen, August 8, 2003. Children: Drury Alexander Stith, Marc Emerson Townes, Elizabeth Maria Joynes, Alexandra Mercedes Joynes.

father:
John Curtis

mother:
Dena Lee Rasmussen

spouse:
Maria Payne Rasmussen

children:
Drury Alexander Stith Rasmussen

Marc Emerson Townes Rasmussen

Elizabeth Maria Joynes Rasmussen

Alexandra Mercedes Joynes Rasmussen