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Carl Bernhardt Spaeth, American lawyer. Rhodes scholar Oxford University, England; Sterling fellow Yale University, 1933. Member Phi Beta Kappa, Psi Upsilon.


Spaeth, Carl Bernhardt was born on May 3, 1907 in Cleveland. Son of Charles and Elizabeth (Villwock) Spaeth.


AB, Dartmouth College, 1929. Bachelor of Science in Jurisprudence, Dartmouth College, 1931. Bachelor of Civil Law, Dartmouth College, 1932.


Professor law Temple University, 1933-1934. Associate professor law Northwestern University, 1935-1939, Yale University, 1939-1940. Vice president, general counsel Cia de Fomento Venezolano, Caracas, Venezuela, 1940.

Assistant coordinator Inter-American affairs Office Emergency Management, Washington, 1940-1942. United States member Emergency Advisory Committee for Political Defense, Montevideo, Uruguay, 1942-1944. Chief River Plata division Department State, 1944-1945.

Assistant diplomatic adviser United Nations Relief and Rehabilitation Administration, 1945. Special assistant to assistant secretary state for American Republican affairs, 1945-1946. Dean Law School Stanford University, 1946-1962, William Nelson Cronwell professor law, 1962-1972, professor emeritus, 1972-1991, director Center for Research in International Studies, 1962-1972.

On leave 1952-1953, to serve as director Division Overseas Activities, Ford Foundation, Pasadena, New York City. Consultant legal education India Law Institute, New Delhi, 1959-1960.


Member Phi Beta Kappa, Psi Upsilon.


Married Sheila Grant, September 25, 1931. Children: Carl Grant, Laurin Sheila.

Charles Spaeth

Elizabeth (Villwock) Spaeth

Sheila Grant

Carl Grant Spaeth

Laurin Sheila Spaeth