Guest Speaker Matt Childers at Allen County Museum

  • May 22, 2022 - May 22, 2022
  • Location: Allen County Museum
  • Address: 620 W. Market, Lima, OH 45801
  • Times: 2 PM
  • Admission: Free
  • (419) 222-9426
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The Allen County Museum will hold a lecture by guest speaker, Matt Childers, on Sunday, May 22, 2022, at 2:00 p.m. in the museum’s Folsom Auditorium.  Mr. Childers' lecture will highlight the presidency of Lyndon B. Johnson, as part of the presidential theme of activities organized to complement the upcoming exhibit, The Ohio Presidents:  Surprising Legacies, opening on June 25, 2022. This lecture is free and open to the public.  
Matthew D. Childers is a native of Lima, Ohio. He graduated from Lima Central Catholic and The University of Toledo, with an Arts & Letters Political Science B.S. and a minor in History. Matt’s great grandfather, W.W. Durbin, was active in Ohio state politics and served in the Franklin Delano Roosevelt administration. Mr. Childers' grandfather, Francis Durbin, was a local attorney in Lima and a delegate and featured speaker at the 1948 Democratic Convention in Philadelphia, an event which resulted in the nomination of Harry S. Truman.

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