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Eleanor Lansing Dulles

Eleanor Lansing Dulles, American diplomatic consultant, retired diplomat, educator. Member P.E.N., Phi Beta Kappa.

Background

  • Dulles, Eleanor Lansing was born on June 1, 1895 in Watertown, New York, United States. Daughter of Allen Macy and Edith (Foster) Dulles.

  • Education

    • AB (1st New England scholar), Bryn Mawr College, 1917. AM (fellow labor and industrial economics), Bryn Mawr College, 1920. Postgraduate, London School of Economics, 1922.

      AM, Radcliffe College, 1924. Doctor of Philosophy, Radcliffe College, 1926. Faculté de Droit, University Paris, 1927.

      Doctor of Laws, Wilson College, 1950. Doctor of Laws, Western College, 1957. Doctor honoris causa, Free University Berlin, 1957.

      Doctor of Laws, Mount Holyoke College, 1962. Doctor of Letters, Duke University, 1965. Doctor of Letters, Mount Vernon College, 1975.

      Doctor of Letters, Clarkson College, 1979.

    Career

    • Relief and reconstruction Shurtleff Memorial Relief at Paris, 1917. Relief work American Friends Service Committee, 1918-1919. Assistant personnel manager American Tube & Stamping Company, Bridgeport, Connecticut, 1920-1921.

      Employment manager S. Glemby, New York City, 1920-1921. Research associate Harvard and Radcliffe Bureau Research, France, 1925-1927, Switzerland, 1930-1932. Teacher Simmons College, Boston, 1924-1925, 27-28.

      Assistant professor Bryn Mawr College, 1928-1930, lecturer, 1932-1936. Research associate University Pennsylvania, 1932-1936. Chief finance division Social Security Board, Washington, 1936-1942.

      Economist Board Economic Warfare, 1942. Economic officer Department State, 1942-1945. Finance attaché Vienna, Austria, 1945-1949.

      With Western European division, Department State, 1949-1951, National Production Authority, Department Commerce, 1951-1952. Special assistant Office of German Affairs, Department State, 1952-1959. Special assistant intelligence and research Department State, 1959-1962, retired.

      Lecturer, visiting professor Duke University, 1962-1963. Professor Georgetown University, 1963-1971. With Center for Strategic Studies, Washington, 1964-1967.

      Research fellow Hoover Institute, Stanford, 1967-1968. Consultant Department State, 1970-1973, Youth for Understanding, Ann Arbor, Michigan, 1969-1973. Organizer John Foster Dulles Centennial Program Princeton University, since 1985.

      Member Geneva Conference on Investment Social Security Funds, 1938. Representative United States Government on Bretton Woods Conference on International Monetary Fund, 1944. Investigated unemployment insurance President Hoover's Committee, 1931.

    Works

    Membership

    Member P.E.N., Phi Beta Kappa. Clubs: Cosmopolitan (New York City). Henderson Harbor Yacht.

    International (Washington).

    Connections

    • Married David Blondheim, December 9, 1932 (deceased 1934). Children: David Dulles, Ann Dulles Joor.
    • father: Allen Macy Dulles
    • mother: Edith (Foster) Dulles
    • spouse: David Blondheim
    • children: David Dulles
    • Ann Dulles Joor Dulles
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    Died October 30, 1996
    (aged 101)
    • 1917
      Bryn Mawr College
    • 1920
      Bryn Mawr College
    • 1922
      London School Economics
    • 1924
      Radcliffe College
    • 1926
      Radcliffe College
    • 1927
      University Paris
    • 1950
      Wilson College
    • 1957
      Western College
    • 1957
      Free University Berlin
    • 1962
      Mount Holyoke College
    • 1965
      Duke University
    • 1975
      Mount Vernon College
    • 1979
      Clarkson College
    • 1917
      Relief and reconstruction Shurtleff Memorial Relief at Paris
    • 1918 - 1919
      relief work, American Friends Service Committee
    • 1920 - 1921
      assistant, personnel manager American Tube & Stamping Company
      Bridgeport, West Virginia, United States
    • 1920 - 1921
      employment manager, S. Glemby
    • 1924 - 1925
      teacher, Simmons College
      Boston, Massachusetts, United States
    • 1925 - 1927
      research associate, Harvard and Radcliffe Bureau Research
      France
    • 1930 - 1932
      research associate, Harvard and Radcliffe Bureau Research
      Switzerland
    • 1932 - 1936
      research associate, University Pennsylvania
    • 1936 - 1942
      chief finance division Social Security Board
      Washington, United States
    • 1942
      economist, Board Economic Warfare
    • 1942 - 1945
      economic, officer Department State
    • 1945 - 1949
      finance attach+? Vienna
      Austria
    • 1949 - 1951
      with Western European division
    • 1952 - 1959
      special assistant, Office of German Affairs
    • 1963 - 1971
      professor, Georgetown University
    • 1964 - 1967
      with Center for Strategic Studies
      Washington, United States
    • 1967 - 1968
      research fellow, Hoover Institute
      Stanford, Kentucky, United States
    • 1969 - 1973
      consultant, Department State
      Ann Arbor, Michigan, United States
    • 1970 - 1973
      consultant, Department State
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