Director Emeritus, Rutherford B. Hayes Presidential Library and Museums, Fremont, Ohio, USAAuthor.
Thomas Culbertson was raised in Moline, Illinois and St. Louis, Missouri. He graduated from Knox College with a bachelor’s degree in history in 1970. After serving two years in the Army he earned a master’s of Library Science from Syracuse University. He was a college librarian at Buena Vista College for four years before working as a stockbroker for nine years. In 1988 he began a twenty-five-year career at the Rutherford B. Hayes Presidential Library and Museums, serving as Manuscripts Curator, Head of History and Education, and finally, as Executive Director. He retired in 2012 and was named Director Emeritus.