William G. Allman

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William G. Allman
7th White House Curator
In office
August 1, 2002 – June (?) 2017
President George W. Bush
Barack Obama
Donald Trump
Preceded by Betty C. Monkman
Succeeded by Vacant
Personal details
Born Bethesda, Maryland

William "Bill" G. Allman was the 7th White House Curator, first appointed by President George W. Bush. He served as both the head of the White House Office of the Curator and as a spokesperson for the office's initiatives.[1]

President Barack Obama and First Lady Michelle Obama tour the State Dining Room with White House Chief Usher Admiral Stephen "Steve" Rochon (left), White House Curator William G. Allman (second from right), and presidential personal aide Reggie Love (far right) on January 24, 2009.

Early life

Allman was born in Bethesda, Maryland. He received a B.A. in History from the University of Maryland and an M.A. in American Studies with Museum Concentration from The George Washington University.[2]

White House

Allman joined the White House as a Curatorial Assistant and was promoted to Assistant Curator in 1976. He contributed extensively to the 1999 revised and expanded second edition of Official White House China by Margaret Klapthor and also authored the catalog section of The White House: Its Historic Furnishings & First Families by Betty C. Monkman in 2000. Allman was appointed White House Curator on August 1, 2002. He has also written for the journal White House History and has given lectures on the White House collection.[2]

References

  1. ^ Linda Hales (September 25, 2004). "Lincoln Bedroom's Sleepy Look Scheduled For a Wake-Up Call". The Washington Post. Retrieved May 6, 2014.
  2. ^ a b "White House Biography of William G. Allman, White House Curator". White House. 2002. Retrieved May 6, 2017.

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