The Geneva History Museum is pleased to announce that Gloria Cregier Emma has been named Historian Emerita by a unanimous vote of the Board of Directors. Historian Emerita is an honorary perpetual status of founders or individuals of distinction who have moved the organization to new heights.
“Gloria’s long time dedication to the museum, her numerous hours contributing to the upgrade of our permanent exhibition gallery “Geneva’s Story,” the hours spent on helping with writing and proofreading grant applications and her incredible contribution of knowledge of the history of Geneva have been such an integral part of bringing the museum to such a level of excellence,” said Glorianne Campbell, President of the Board of Directors.
Gloria Cregier Emma is a life-long resident of Geneva, the daughter of the late Frederick and Juliana Marcheschi Cregier, and 1948 graduate of Geneva High School. Gloria married Geneva native Thomas Emma in 1951 at St. Peter’s Catholic Church and together they raised six children; Mary Catherine, Robert, Paul, Maureen, Charles and Therese.
The Geneva History Museum is a non-profit organization with a mission to preserve and share Geneva’s evolving story while inspiring and engaging the community. Previous Historian Emeriti of the museum include Alden Odt, Merritt King and most recently, Jamie Daniel. For more information visit GenevaHistoryMuseum.org or call 630-232-4951.