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Lincoln Gordon

Lincoln Gordon, American economist, former ambassador. Decorated Grand Cross Order Quetzal Guatemala, Order Cruzeiro do Sul Brazil.

Background

  • GORDON, Lincoln was born on September 10, 1913 in New York, United States. Son of Bernard and Dorothy (nee Lemed) Gordon.

  • Education

    • AB, Harvard, 1933; Doctor of Philosophy (Rhodes scholar), Oxford University, England, 1936. Doctor of Laws, Fairleigh Dickinson University, 1965. Doctor of Laws, Columbia, 1967.

      Doctor of Laws, Rutgers University, 1967. Doctor of Laws, University Maryland, 1968. Doctor of Laws, Washington College, 1968.

      Doctor of Laws, University Delaware, 1969. Doctor of Humane Letters, Loyola College, Baltimore, 1968.

    Career

    • Instructor, faculty instructor government Harvard University, 1936-1941, William Ziegler professor international economic relations, 1955-1961. Research technician water, energy resources United States National Resources Planning Board, Washington, 1939-1940. Member staff requirements committee West Palm Beach, 1942-1945, program vice chairman, 1945.

      Director bureau reconversion priorities Civilian Production Administration, 1945-1946. Associate professor business Harvard University, 1946-1947, professor government and administration, 1947-1950. Consultant United States Republican United Nations Atomic Energy Commission, 1946, Army and Navy Munitions Board, Department of State, 1947, ECA, 1948.

      North Atlantic Council Committee of Three on non-military aspects of North Atlantic Treaty Organization, 1956. Director program division Office ECA, special representative in Europe United States Department State, 1949-1950. Economic adviser to special assistant to President The White Houae, 1950-1951.

      Assistant director Office of Mutual Security, 1951-1952. Chief Marshall Aid mission and minister economic affairs in American Embassy in London, 1952-1955. United States ambassador to Brazil United States Department State, 1961-1966, assistant secretary state for inter-American affairs, 1966-1967.

      President Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, 1967-1971. Visiting professor political economy School Advanced International Studies, Washington, 1971-1972. Fellow Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars, 1972-1975.

      Senior fellow Resources for Future, Washington, 1975-1980. Member senior review panel Central Intelligence Agency, 1980-1982, national intelligence officer-at-large, 1982-1983.

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    Honorary trustee Committee Economic Development. Board directors Atlantic Council United States. Fellow: American Academy Arts and Sciences.

    Member: Royal Economic Society, International Institute Strategic Studies, American Political Science Association, Council Foreign Relations, Cosmos Club Washington, Phi Beta Kappa.

    Personality

    Interests

    Music (’cellist), woodworking.

    Connections

    • Married Allison Wright, June 25, 1937 (deceased 1987). Children: Anne, Robert W., Hugh, Amy.
    • father: Bernard Gordon
    • mother: Dorothy (Lerned) Gordon
    • spouse: Allison Wright
    • children: Anne Gordon
    • Robert W. Gordon
    • Hugh Gordon
    • Amy Gordon
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    Born September 10, 1913
    Died December 19, 2009
    (aged 96)
    Nationality
    • 1933
      Harvard
    • 1936
      Oxford University
    • 1965
      Fairleigh Dickinson University
    • 1967
      Columbia
    • 1967
      Rutgers University
    • 1968
      University Maryland
    • 1968
      Washington College
    • 1969
      University Del.
    • 1968
      Loyola College
    • 1939 - 1940
      research technician water
      Washington, United States
    • 1945 - 1946
      director, bureau reconversion priorities Civilian Production Administration
    • 1946
      consultant, United States Republican United Nations Atomic Energy Commission
    • 1947
      consultant, United States Republican United Nations Atomic Energy Commission
    • 1948
      consultant, United States Republican United Nations Atomic Energy Commission
    • 1949 - 1950
      director, program division Office ECA
    • 1950 - 1951
      economic, adviser to special assistant to President The White Houae
    • 1951 - 1952
      assistant, director Office of Mutual Security
    • 1952 - 1955
      chief Marshall Aid mission and minister economic, affairs in American Embassy in London
    • 1956
      North Atlantic Council Committee of Three on non-military aspects of North Atlantic Treaty Organization
    • 1967 - 1971
      president, Johns Hopkins University
      Baltimore, Maryland, United States
    • 1971 - 1972
      visiting professor, political economy School Advanced International Studies
      Washington, United States
    • 1972 - 1975
      fellow, Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars
    • 1975 - 1980
      senior, fellow Resources for Future
      Washington, United States
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      • Author: The Public Corporation in Great Britain, 1938. Author: (with M. Fainsod) Government and the American Economy, 1941. Author: Fuel and Power in Industrial Location and National Policy, National Resources Planning Board, 1942, Representation of the United States Abroad (in part), 1956. Author: (with Engelbert L. Grommers) United States Manufacturing Investment in Brazil, 1961. Author: A New Deal for Latin America, 1963, Growth Policies and the International Order, 1979. Author: (with Joy Dunkerley and others) Energy Strategies for Developing Nations, 1981. Author: (with J.F. Brown and others) Eroding Empire: Western Relations with Eastern Europe, 1987. Author: (with T. Stanley) Integrating Economic and Security Factors in East-West Relations, 1988. Author: Brazil's Second Chance: En Route Toward the First World, 2001. Editor: International Stability and Progress: United States Interests and Instruments, 1957, From Marshall Plan to Global Interdependence, 1978.
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      • Author: The Public Corporation in Great Britain, 1938. Author: (with M. Fainsod) Government and the American Economy, 1941. Author: Fuel and Power in Industrial Location and National Policy, National Resources Planning Board, 1942, Representation of the United States Abroad (in part), 1956.Author: (with Engelbert L. Grommers) United States Manufacturing Investment in Brazil, 1961. Author: A New Deal for Latin America, 1963, Growth Policies and the International Order, 1979. Author: (with Joy Dunkerley and others) Energy Strategies for Developing Nations, 1981.Author: (with J.F. Brown and others) Eroding Empire: Western Relations with Eastern Europe, 1987. Author: (with T. Stanley) Integrating Economic and Security Factors in East-West Relations, 1988. Author: Brazil's Second Chance: En Route Toward the First World, 2001.Editor: International Stability and Progress: United States Interests and Instruments, 1957, From Marshall Plan to Global Interdependence, 1978.
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