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Charlton Ogburn, American writer. Recipient John Burroughs medal, 1967, Indonesian Order of Service medal, 1995. Served to captain Army of the United States, 1941-1946, India-Burma.

Background

Ogburn, Charlton was born on March 15, 1911 in Atlanta. Son of Charlton and Dorothy (Stevens) Ogburn.

Education

Bachelor of Science cum laude, Harvard, 1932. Graduate, National War College, 1952.

Career

Writer, Alfred P. Sloan Foundation, 1937-1939;book reviewer, Book-of-the-Month Club, 1940-1941;with, Division Southeast Asian Affairs, Department of State, 1946-1950;political adviser, acting United States representative committee good offices on Indonesia United Nations Security Council, Division Southeast Asian Affairs, Department of State, 1947-1948;policy planning adviser Bureau Far Eastern Affairs, Division Southeast Asian Affairs, Department of State, 1952-1954;chief division research for Near East, South Asia and Africa,, Division Southeast Asian Affairs, Department of State, 1954-1957.

Works

Membership

Served to captain Army of the United States, 1941-1946, India-Burma.

Connections

Married Mary C. Aldis, June 6, 1945 (divorced 1951). 1 child, William O. Aldis. Married Vera Weidman, February 24, 1951.

Children: Nyssa, Holly.

father:
Charlton Ogburn

mother:
Dorothy (Stevens) Ogburn

spouses:
Mary C. Aldis

Vera Weidman

children:
William O. Aldis Ogburn

Nyssa Ogburn

Holly Ogburn