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Joseph Hoffer Blatchford

Joseph Hoffer Blatchford, American lawyer, consultant. Bar: District of Columbia 1977.


  • Blatchford, Joseph Hoffer was born on June 7, 1934 in Milw. Son of George and Zoe (Hoffer) Blatchford.

  • Education

    • Bachelor Political Science, University of California at Los Angeles, 1956. Juris Doctor, University California, Berkeley, 1961. Doctor of Humane Letters (honorary), Seton Hall University, 1969.

      HHD (honorary), Chapman College, 1969. Student, Kenyon College, 1970. Student, Westminster College, 1972.

      Doctor of Laws (honorary), Fairfield U, 1972.


    • Legislation assistant committee education and labor, United States Congress, Washington, 1957—1958. Founder, executive director Acctión en Venezuela, Caracas, 1961—1964. Founder Ação Communitaria do Brasil, Rio de Janeiro, 1966—1967, Acción International, New York City, 1964—1969.

      Director United States Peace Corporation, Washington, 1969—1972. Founding director Action, 1971—1972, international management consultant Los Angeles, California, 1973—1975. Deputy under secretary Department Commerce, Washington, 1976—1977.

      Partner Blatchford, Epstein & Brady, 1980—1983, O'Connor & Hannan, Washington, since 1983. Professor political science Whittier College, California, 1973. Producer, commentator Station National Broadcasting Company, Los Angeles, California-television (NBC), Los Angeles, 1973—1974.

      General counsel East-West Trade Council, 1977—1980. President Vantana Associate, Inc., Washington, since 1980. Committee Action for the Caribbean, 1978—1979.

      Trustee Action Caribbean, 1978—1979, Action/ L. American, since 1983. Special consultant on social policy Bank American, 1973—1975. President cabinet committee opportunities for Spanish Speaking, 1974.

      Consultant, Latin American policy Institute Strategic and International Studies Georgetown U, 1969. Director Applied Solar energy Corporation, 1979—1983. Republican candidate Congress, California, 1969, 1976.

      Steering committee, campaign Bush for President, 1979—1980. Lecturer Inter-American Defense College, 1978. Assistant United States Court International Trade, 1981.

    Major achievements

    • Bar: District of Columbia 1977.


    Member of Committee National Security and International Affairs, Republican State Center Committee, Latin American Institute Heritage Foundation, People to People Foundation and Institute International Education, Earthquake Relief, Cabinet Committee on the Aging, United States-Mexico Studies Center, Commission of California, American Enterprise Institute, Center Study Hemispheric Priorities, White House Fellows, National Victims of Crime, Regency Racquet.


    • Married Winifred Marich, December 27, 1967. Children: Andrea Nichole, Nicholas George, Antonia Nason.
    • father: George Blatchford
    • mother: Zoe (Hoffer) Blatchford
    • spouse: Winifred Marich
    • children: Andrea Nichole Blatchford
    • Nicholas George Blatchford
    • Antonia Nason Blatchford
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    Born June 7, 1934