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Boris Scherbak

Boris Scherbak, American government official.


  • Scherbak, Boris was born on February 6, 1923 in New York City. Son of Michael and Tessie (Halprin) Scherbak.

  • Education

    • Bachelor of Science in Civil Engineering, Polytechnic Institute Brooklyn, 1943.


    • Industrial engineer General Motors Corporation, 1943-1945, Plastics and Research laboratories, 1945-1946, Textile Workers Union American, 1946-1950. Assistant labor adviser ECA, 1950-1951, chief labor productivity and technical assistance, Europe, 1952-1955. Deputy chief Europe, Africa and Latin American industry programs, International Cooperation Administration, 1955-1960, chief industry and transportation div.

      American embassy, Belgrade, Yugoslavia, 1960-1962. With Agency for International Development, Department of State, Washington, since 1962. Assistant director Office of Brazilian Affairs, planning staff International Executive Service Corps, since 1962, acting executive director advising committee on private enterprise in foreign aid, 1964-1965.

      Supervisory program specialist Volunteers in Service to America, Office of Economic Opportunity, 1965. Cons. on industrial development France, Great Britain, Austria, Netherlands, Denmark, Argentina, Mexico, Costa Rica, 1951-1959. Adviser labor productivity International confederation Free Trade Unions, Brussels, 1952-1955.

      Consultant management training and industrial development Government of Israel, 1954. Home: 5106 Elsmere Avenue, Bethesda, Maryland. Office: Agency for International Development, Department of State, Washington 25.


    • Married Doris Helen Hoffman, March 10, 1946. Children: David Joel, Janet Ann, Loren Jo.
    • father: Michael Scherbak
    • mother: Tessie (Halprin) Scherbak
    • spouse: Doris Helen Hoffman
    • children: David Joel Scherbak
    • Janet Ann Scherbak
    • Loren Jo Scherbak
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    Born February 6, 1923
    Died November 20, 1965
    (aged 42)