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George Arthur Lincoln

George Arthur Lincoln, American educator, army officer. Decorated Distinguished Service Medal with oak leaf cluster, Legion of Merit with oak leaf cluster (United States); honorary commander Order British Empire. member United States delegation North Atlantic Treaty Organization, 1951-1952; member Rockefeller and Gaither coms., 1957; Member Council Foreign Relations. Society American Military Engineers, Association American Rhodes Scholars.

Background

  • Lincoln, George Arthur was born on July 20, 1907 in Harbor Beach, Michigan, United States. Son of Burr B. and Esther (Hoare) Lincoln.

  • Education

    • Student of University Wichita, 1924-1925. Bachelor of Science, United States Military Academy, 1929. Bachelor of Arts, Master of Arts, Oxford (England) University, 1932.

      Doctor of Laws, University Pittsburgh, 1968. D. Engineering, Drexel U., 1972.

    Career

    • Commissioned Second lieutenant C.E., United States Army, 1929, advanced through grades to brigadier general, 1945. Instructor United States Military Academy, 1937-1941. Duty European Theatre of Operations, 1942-1943.

      With General Staff, War Department, 1943-1947. Professor social science United States Military Academy, 1947-1969, head department, 1954-1969. Retired, 1969; director Office Emergency Preparedness, Washington, 1969-1973.

      Professor economics and international studies Denver U., 1972-1975. Military adviser to secretary state Paris Peace Conference, 1946. Deputy to undersecretary United States Army, 1948-1949.

      Special assistant to secretary defense, 1951-1953. Member United States delegation North Atlantic Treaty Organization, 1951-1952. Member Rockefeller and Gaither coms., 1957.

      Staff President Committee Study Military Assistance Program, 1958. Special adviser to administrator Agency for International Development, 1964-1965.

    Works

    • Co-author: Background for Our War, 1942. Economics of National Security, 1954. International Politics, 1954.

      Dynamics of International Politics, review edit., 1967. Author: Strategy of Minerals, International Realities, 1948.

    Membership

    Member United States delegation North Atlantic Treaty Organization, 1951-1952. Member Rockefeller and Gaither coms., 1957. Member Council Foreign Relations.

    Society American Military Engineers, Association American Rhodes Scholars. Clubs: Army-Navy (Washington).

    Connections

    • Married Frederica Bellamy, August 19, 1936. Children: Frederica Esther, Daniel Bellamy, Joyce LeFevre, Lorna Harriet.
    • father: Burr B. Lincoln
    • mother: Esther (Hoare) Lincoln
    • spouse: Frederica Bellamy
    • children: Frederica Esther Lincoln
    • Daniel Bellamy Lincoln
    • Joyce LeFevre Lincoln
    • Lorna Harriet Lincoln
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    Died March 24, 1975
    (aged 67)
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