Paul Boyd McCracken III

Profile Updated: May 8, 2014
Paul Boyd McCracken III
Class of 1953
Residing In: Annandale, VA USA
Spouse/Partner: Dianne
Children, Grandchildren: Children: Paul (1966) & Kristen (1968)
Grandchildren (my daughter's kids): Blaise (1995), Sloane More…(1997), Hugh (1998), & Rory (2000)
Military Service: US Army  
Occupation: Retired. Volunteer At Smithsonian Institution
Paul Boyd McCracken III

Copa Photo

Yes! Attending Reunion
Occupation/Career(s) Details:

Behind The Scenes Volunteer, National Museum of American History, Smithsonian Institution, Washington, DC. I work for the curator of land transportation.

Different places I have lived:

Pasadena; South Pasadena; Taegu, South Korea; San Jose; Provo, UT; Falls Church, VA; Annandale, VA

Family history living in South Pasadena:

Lived on El Cerrito Cir as a baby and then 1640 Spruce St. during high school. Intervening years were spent in Pasadena. My mother Beatrice Hall grew up in So. Pas. She lived on Fletcher Ave. and went to Marengo Elementary School.

Family members who also went to SPHS:

Mother Beatrice (Hall) McCracken, 1930; brother David (1957); uncle Sammy Hall, 1932; aunt Charlotte (Hall) Kindberg, 1934; aunt Virginia (Hall) Peckham, 1937; nephew Alexander MacDonald, 1975; nephew Chris MacDonald, 1978; niece Laurie MacDonald, 1979; nephew Mark MacDonald, 1982.

Pastimes & Hobbies:

Part time volunteer, Smithsonian's American history museum, road transportation; family genealogy; helping my divorced daughter with her kids along with my wife. They live in Washington, DC. My wife and I have driven across the country a couple of times in our small RV.

Favorite Music, Songs, Bands

Jazz in general; Firehouse Five + Two; Benny Goodman's 1938 jazz concert at Carnegie Hall.