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Eugene L. Burdick

Eugene L. Burdick, American author, educator. Decorated Navy and Marine Corps medal; recipient 2d prize O’Henry Best Short Story Anthology, 1947; Houghton Mifflin Literature fellow, 1947. Served to commander of The United States Navy Reserve, 1942-1946, 50-52.; Member Rhodes Scholar Association, American Political Science Association.

Background

  • Burdick, Eugene L. was born on December 12, 1918 in Sheldon, Iowa, United States. Son of Jack D. and Marie (Ellerbrook) Burdick.

  • Education

    • Bachelor of Arts, Stanford, 1942. Doctor of Philosophy., Oxford (England) University, 1950.

    Career

    • Associate professor political theory and behavior University of California at Berkeley. President Thomas Dooley Foundation, since 1961. Chairman Alameda (California) Heart Association, since 1960.

      Consultant Fund for Republic, since 1957. Board of directors Hope Ship project.

    Works

    • Author: The Ninth Wave, 1946. The Blue of Capricorn, 1961. The 480, 1964
    • Nina’s Book, 1965.

      Also numerous articles and stories. Co-author: The Ugly American, 1958. American Voting Behavior, 1959.

      Fail Safe, 1962.

    Membership

    Served to commander of The United States Navy Reserve, 1942-1946, 50-52. Member Rhodes Scholar Association, American Political Science Association.

    Connections

    • Married Carol Warran, July 3, 1943. Children: Katherine, Maggie, Michael.
    • father: Jack D. Burdick
    • mother: Marie (Ellerbrook) Burdick
    • spouse: Carol Warran
    • children: Katherine Burdick
    • Maggie Burdick
    • Michael Burdick
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    Born December 12, 1918
    Died July 26, 1965
    (aged 46)
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