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Jon Basil Utley

Jon Basil Utley, Russian, American think-tank executive, journalist. Associate scholar Competitive Enterprise Institute, 1995-1998; Robert A. Taft fellow Ludwig Von Mises Institute, since 1998.

Background

  • Utley, Jon Basil was born on March 10, 1934 in Moscow. Came to the United States, 1939, naturalized, 1952. Son of Arcadi and Freda (Utley) Berdichevsky.

  • Education

    • Student, University Munich, 1952. Student, Alliance Française, Paris, 1956. Bachelor of Science, Georgetown University, 1956.

    Career

    • Manager American International Underwriters, Cali, Colombia, 1959-1960. Editor, public Bogotá Bulletin, 1960-1961. Vice president Universal Investors Services, Nassau, 1962-1967.

      Real estate developer Washington, since 1968. Managing general partner Kimwill Oil Associates, Warren, Pennsylvania, 1978-1986. President Ocean McLean Corporation, 1989-1997, Needle in a Haystack, Washington, 1990-1998, Needle Express, 1993-1998.

      Foreign correspondent Journal Commerce, International Reports, S. American, 1969-1974. Columnist Times of the American mathematical society, 1974-1992, associate editor, 1981-1992. Columnist Washington Inquirer, 1981-1990, Washington Times, 1981-1982.

      Contributing editor Conservative Digest, 1984-1989. Member editorial advisory board International Reports, 1981-1991. Lecturer Accuracy in Media, treasurer, Ukraine, 1997, Cyprus, 99, Freedoms Foundation Valley Forge.

      Commentator Voice of America, 1985—2003. Jamestown Foundation observer Russian elections, 2000.

    Works

    • Associate public Lima Times, The American Conservative, 2005^. Contributor articles to Washington Post, Harvard Business Review, National Review, Human Events, Miami Herald, Lincoln Review, New York City Tribune, American Legion magazine, El Salvador Gazette, The World and I, Reason. Com, Foreign Policy in Focus, Instapundit, Alternet, RealClearPolitics.

      Com, Freerepublic. Com, Antiwar. Com, Instapunoti, others.

    Membership

    Observer Guatemalan elections Georgetown University Center Strategic Studies, 1985, Romanian elections, 1990. Trustee Center International Relations, advisory committee Solidarity Endowment. Co-founder Committee to Avert a Mideast Holocaust, 1990-1994.

    President Freda Utley Foundation, 2002^. Fellow: Atlas Economic Research Foundation (senior. Director Russian projects 2000-2005).

    Member: Council National Policy, Americans Against Bombing/Americans Against World Empire (chairman since 1998), Hispanic American Center Economic Research (board directors since 1997), World English Language Newspaper Association (president 1996), United Srs. Association (board directors 1993—2001, vice president Amcham Cuba since 2003), Council Inter-American Security (board directors 1988-1993), Philadelphia Society, National Press Club.

    Connections

    • Married Ana Maria Hijar, 1968.
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    Born March 10, 1934
    • 1952
      University Munich
    • 1956
      Alliance Française
    • 1956
      Georgetown University
    • 1959 - 1960
      Manager, American International Underwriters
      Cali, Valle del Cauca, Colombia
    • 1960 - 1961
      editor
    • 1962 - 1967
      vice president, Universal Investors Services
      Nassau, New Providence, Bahamas
    • 1968
      real estate developer, Washington
    • 1978 - 1986
      managing general partner, Kimwill Oil Associates
      Warren, Michigan, United States
    • 1981 - 1990
      columnist Washington Inquirer
    • 1981 - 1982
      columnist Washington Inquirer
    • 1981 - 1991
      member, editorial advisory board International Reports
    • 1984 - 1989
      contributing editor Conservative Digest
    • 1989 - 1997
      president, Ocean McLean Corporation
    • 1990 - 1998
      president, Ocean McLean Corporation
      Washington, United States
    • 1993 - 1998
      president, Ocean McLean Corporation
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