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Stephen L. Mulholland
Jennifer R. Hamilton
Lawrence J. Sommer
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Lawrence J. Sommer

Lawrence J. Sommer - Historian

Education: Lawrence J. Sommer received a B.A. from Carlton College, Northfield, Minnesota in 1968.  He went on to receive a M.A. in History and Historic Preservation Studies from the University of Minnesota in 1971.  Lawrence specializes in historic preservation and architectural and local history.

Experience and Qualifications: Lawrence served as the State Historic Preservation Officer for Nebraska from 1992-2005.  He was the Director and CEO of the Nebraska and Montana (1989-1992) State Historical Societies.  From 1977 to 1989 he was the Director of the St. Louis County Historical Society and Lake Superior Railroad Museum, Duluth, Minnesota.  He has also served as a city planning official and consultant in several states.  He is the author/editor of three books and numerous other articles and technical reports related to historic preservation planning, architecture and local history.

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