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Theodore Allen Wertime

Theodore Allen Wertime, American government official. Served with Army of the United States, 1944-1946. Social Science; Member American Association for the Advancement of Science, Society History Technology, Middle East Studies assosiation, New York Academy Sciences, American Political Science Association, Pi Gamma Museum.

Background

  • Wertime, Theodore Allen was born on August 31, 1919 in Chambersburg, Pennsylvania, United States. Son of Rudolf and Flora (Montgomery) Wertime.

  • Education

    • Bachelor of Arts, Haverford College, 1939. Master of Arts, American U., 1941. John Martin Vincent fellow, Johns Hopkins, 1942.

    Career

    • Research specialist Far East, State Department, 1946-1955. Deputy director Office Research and Analysis, United States Information Agency, 1955-1961. Cultural attache American embassy, Tehran, Iran, 1961-1963.

      Editor Forum, Voice of America, 1963-1969. Cultural attache American embassy, Athens, Greece, 1969-1973. Deputy director Information Center Service, United States Information Agency, 1973, program officer energy, food and population, 1974-1975.

      Research associate Smithsonian Institution, 1965-1982, leader 5 Smithsonian expeditions, 3 National Geography expeditions to Middle and Far East in search early pyrotechnology, 1966-1976. Visiting scientist University of Pennsylvania, University of Minnesota, Duluth.

    Works

    • Author: The Coming of the Age of Steel, 1962. (with others) North Korea: Case Study of A Soviet Satellite, 1962. Also articles, contributions in books.

    Membership

    Served with Army of the United States, 1944-1946. Social Science; Member American Association for the Advancement of Science, Society History Technology, Middle East Studies assosiation, New York Academy Sciences, American Political Science Association, Pi Gamma Museum.

    Connections

    • Married Bernice O. Schultz, June 20, 1940. Children: John T., Richard A., Steven F., Charles M. With Federal Energy Administration, 1942-1944.
    • father: Rudolf Wertime
    • mother: Flora (Montgomery) Wertime
    • spouse: Bernice O. Schultz
    • children: John T. Wertime
    • Richard A. Wertime
    • Steven F. Wertime
    • Charles M. With Federal Energy Administration Wertime
    • 1942-1944 Wertime
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    Died April 8, 1982
    (aged 62)
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