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Robert Nathaniel Magill

Robert Nathaniel Magill, American political scientist, writer. Member United Board for Christian Higher Education in Asia, 1971-1974. Member Society Cincinnati, Order Golden Fleece, Phi Beta Kappa.

Background

  • Magill, Robert Nathaniel was born on October 6, 1916 in Kirin, Manchuria. Son of Orrin Rankin and Ellen (Bell) Magill.

  • Education

    • Bachelor of Arts North Carolina, 1938. Fellow, Littauer School Public Administration, Harvard, 1942.

    Career

    • Intern National Institute Public Affairs, Albuquerque, 1940. Special assistant to director United China Relief Incorporated, New York York City, 1941. Research analyst Far East Division Office of Strategic Services, 1942-1945.

      Economist office finance and development affairs Department State, 1945-1947. Political economist Far Eastern Bureau, Department State, 1945-1947. Deputy special assistant to ambassador for mutual development assistance program American Embassy, Oslo, Norway, 1951-1952, chief political section Norway, 1953-1954, political counselor Bangkok, Thailand, 1955-1957.

      North Atlantic Treaty Organization advisor, also deputy director office European regional affairs Department State, 1958-1961. Deputy director office political affairs United States delegate to North Atlantic Treaty Organization, Paris, France, 1962. Chief Berlin and Eastern affairs section American Embassy, Bonn, Germany, 1963, chief Atlantic community and defense affairs section Germany, 1963-1964.

      Member policy planning council Department State, 1964-1968, executive secretary policy planning council, 1967-1968. Vice president, treasurer Salzburg Seminar in American Studies, 1968-1970. Foundation and government relations officer Drew University, 1970-1972.

      Senior staff Brookings Institution, 1972-1973. Executive director Virginia Foundation for Humanities and Public Policy, 1973.

    Membership

    Member United Board for Christian Higher Education in Asia, 1971-1974. Member Society Cincinnati, Order Golden Fleece, Phi Beta Kappa.

    Connections

    • Children: Gordon Langdon, Ellen Gordon, Robert Nathaniel.
    • father: Orrin Rankin Magill
    • mother: Ellen (Bell) Magill
    • children: Gordon Langdon Magill
    • Ellen Gordon Magill
    • Robert Nathaniel Magill
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    Born October 6, 1916
    Died August, 1983
    (aged 66)
    Nationality
    • 1938
      University North Carolina
    • 1942
      Littauer School Public Administration
    • 1940
      Intern, National Institute Public Affairs
      Albuquerque, New Mexico, United States
    • 1941
      special assistant, to director United China Relief Incorporated
    • 1942 - 1945
      research analyst, Far East Division Office of Strategic Services
    • 1945 - 1947
      economist, office finance and development affairs Department State
    • 1945 - 1947
      political economist, Far Eastern Bureau
    • 1951 - 1952
      deputy special assistant, to ambassador for mutual development assistance program American Embassy
      Oslo, Norway, Norway
    • 1953 - 1954
      deputy special assistant, to ambassador for mutual development assistance program American Embassy
    • 1958 - 1961
      North Atlantic Treaty Organization advisor, office European regional affairs Department State
    • 1958 - 1961
      also deputy director, office European regional affairs Department State
    • 1962
      deputy director, office political affairs United States delaware to North Atlantic Treaty Organization
      Paris, Kentucky, United States
    • 1963
      chief Berlin and Eastern affairs section American Embassy
      Bonn, Nordrhein-Westfalen, Germany, Nordrhein-Westfalen, Germany
    • 1963 - 1964
      chief Berlin and Eastern affairs section American Embassy
    • 1968 - 1970
      vice president, Salzburg Seminar in American Studies
    • 1968 - 1970
      treasurer, Salzburg Seminar in American Studies
    • 1970 - 1972
      foundation and government relations officer, Drew University
    • 1972 - 1973
      senior, staff Brookings Institution
    • 1973
      executive, director Virginia Foundation for Humanities and Public Policy
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