955 Winter 2020 Learn to Explore your Ancestry through Genealogical Research
Wednesday, 11:50–1:15, Jan. 29
Rose Gallery at Reston Community Center, Lake Anne
Instructor: Wes Clark
Curious about your heritage? Learn to use online and hard-copy sources. The instructor will draw upon his experiences documenting his ancestors going back to Charlemagne, William the Conqueror, a Mayflower passenger, and soldiers in both the Revolutionary War and the Civil War. Participants will explore the use of Library of Congress, Library of Virginia, and Fairfax County Library Virginia Room resources.
Wes Clark is an attorney who retired from the federal government in 2015 with over 38 years of experience. He began his legal career as a Judge Advocate General officer with the 101st Airborne Division, became a Department of Justice organized crime prosecutor, and spent the last 20 years of his career with the Drug Enforcement Administration’s Office of Chief Counsel, working on both international and domestic criminal law enforcement issues.