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Philip Alter Heller

Philip Alter Heller, Austrian association executive. Recipient Meritorious Service award Department State, 1963, Superior honor, 1967; Economics Honor award, Founders Day Honor award New York University. Member American Academy Political and Social Science, Academy Political Science.


  • Heller, Philip Alter was born on August 6, 1911 in Austria. Son of Abram and Dina (Salat) Heller.

  • Education

    • Student Brooklyn College, 1930-1934. Bachelor of Arts, New York University, 1959.


    • Chief records and statistics employment div. City of New York, 1933-1937. Educational director Knitgoods Workers Union, New York City, 1937-1949.

      Information officer ECA Mission to Austria and United States High Commission to Germany, 1949-1953. Assistant to president International Upholsterers Union, 1954-1955. Political officer American embassy, Conakry, Guinea, 1960-1963.

      Chief political section, 1st secretary American embassy, Nairobi, Kenya, 1964-1966. Charge d’affairs, Bujumbuna, Burundi, 1966, State Department, 1966. Supervising political officer, Frankfurt, Germany, 1967-1969.

      Director international affairs American Federal State, County and Municipal Employees, 1969-1975. Teacher Georgetown University, Federal City College, 1975-1976, Civil Service Commission. Director International Solidarity Committee, 1945-1949.


    Member American Academy Political and Social Science, Academy Political Science.


    • Married Evelyn Elkin, September 27, 1941.
    • father: Abram Heller
    • mother: Dina (Salat) Heller
    • spouse: Evelyn Elkin
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    Born August 6, 1911
    Died December 6, 1976
    (aged 65)