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William Gerber

William Gerber, American writer. Program participant International Congress Philosophy, Mexico City, Mexico, 1963, Vienna, Austria, 1968, Varna, Bulgaria, 1973, Montreal, Quebec, Canada, 1983, Guadalajara, Mexico, 1985, Brighton, England, 1988, Nairobi, Kenya, 1991, Ahmedabad, India, 1991. Member American Philosophical Association, Phi Beta Kappa, Eta Sigma Phi (editor national journal. 1928-1929).

Background

  • Gerber, William was born on July 12, 1908 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States. Son of Samuel and Fanny (Kramer) Gerber.

  • Education

    • Bachelor with honors, University Pennsylvania, 1929. Master of Arts, George Washington University, 1932. Student, Johns Hopkins University, 1937.

      Doctor of Philosophy, Columbia, 1945.

    Career

    • Teacher secondary school, 1929-1930. Staff Office History Adviser, Division Research and Publication, History division Department State, 1930-1957, foreign service officer, 1957-1960. Staff division foreign labor conditions Department Labor, 1958-1965, deputy chief, 1965-1968.

      Consultant Harvard University Program on Technology and Society, 1968-1969. Foreign affairs writer Editorial Research Reports, Washington, 1968-1971. Writer Congressional Quarterly Service, 1972-1973.

      Instructor philosophy and world literature Washington Hall Junior College, 1955-1957, acting director humanities division, 1956-1957. Lecturer philosophy University Maryland, 1959-1960, 63-72, American University, 1962.

    Works

    Religion

    Denomination: Jewish

    Membership

    Program participant International Congress Philosophy, Mexico City, Mexico, 1963, Vienna, Austria, 1968, Varna, Bulgaria, 1973, Montreal, Quebec, Canada, 1983, Guadalajara, Mexico, 1985, Brighton, England, 1988, Nairobi, Kenya, 1991, Ahmedabad, India, 1991. Member American Philosophical Association, Phi Beta Kappa, Eta Sigma Phi (editor national journal. 1928-1929).

    Connections

    • Married Sylvia R. Wigdor, August 6, 1933 (deceased 1986). 1 child, Louis M.W.
    • father: Samuel Gerber
    • mother: Fanny (Kramer) Gerber
    • spouse: Sylvia R. Wigdor
    • child: Louis M.W Gerber
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    Nationality
    • 1929
      University Pennsylvania
    • 1932
      George Washington University
    • 1937
      Johns Hopkins University
    • 1945
      Columbia
    • 1929 - 1930
      Teacher, secondary school
    • 1930 - 1957
      staff Office History Adviser
    • 1958 - 1965
      staff division foreign labor conditions Department Labor
    • 1968 - 1971
      foreign affairs writer, Editorial Research Reports
      Washington, United States
    • 1968 - 1969
      consultant, Harvard University Program on Technology and Society
    • 1972 - 1973
      writer, Congressional Quarterly Service
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