Robert H. Bahmer
|Robert H. Bahmer|
September 27, 1904|
near Gardena, North Dakota
|Died||March 14, 1990
Las Vegas, Nevada
|Occupation||Archivist of the United States|
Robert Henry Bahmer (September 27, 1904 – March 14, 1990) served as Fourth Archivist of the United States from 1965 to 1968.
Bahmer was born near Gardena, North Dakota. He earned his bachelor's degree from Valley City State University in Valley City, North Dakota, his master's from the University of Colorado at Boulder, and a doctorate from the University of Minnesota, Twin Cities.
Bahmer joined the National Archives in 1936. During World War II, he served as chief of archival services for the United States Navy. Bahmer became deputy archivist in 1948, was named acting archivist in 1965, and became the official archivist on January 16, 1966, serving until his retirement two years later. He served as president in the Society of American Archivists between 1961-1962.
- Robert H. Bahmer - Class of 1928
- National Archives and Records Administration
- Archivists of the United States, 1934 - Present
- Theodore Roosevelt Rough Rider Award Biography for Robert H. Bahmer
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