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David Atlee Phillips, American lecturer, author. Decorated Purple Heart, Air medal. Served with United States Army Air Force, 1943-1945. Member Association Former Intelligence Officers (founder, chairman board 1978-1988) Clubs: Tournament Players at Avenel.

Background

Phillips, David Atlee was born on October 31, 1922 in Fort Worth, Texas, United States. Son of Edwin Thomas and Mary Louise (Young) Phillips.

Education

Student, William and Mary College, 1940-1941;student, Texas Christian U., 1941-1942;student, University Chile, 1948-1949.

Career

Lecturer on Latin American, 1954-1957;proprietor, David A. Phillips Associations (public relations), Havana, Cuba, 1958-1961;joined, United States Foreign Service, 1961;assigned, Mexico City, 1961-1965;assigned, Santo Domingo, 1965-1967;assigned, Washington, 1968-1969;1st secretary, American embassy, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, 1970-1972;1st secretary, American embassy, Caracas, Venezuela, 1972;member of staff, Department State, Washington, 1973-1975;retired, Department State, 1975;lecturer, Potomac Lecture Bureau, 1975-1988.

Works

Membership

Served with United States Army Air Force, 1943-1945. Member Association Former Intelligence Officers (founder, chairman board 1978-1988) Clubs: Tournament Players at Avenel.

Connections

Married Helen Hausman Haasch, June 5, 1948 (divorced December 1967). Children: Maria, David Atlee, Christopher, Atlee (deceased). Married Virginia Pederson Simmons, March 28, 1969.

1 son, Todd Phillips. Stepchildren: Deborah, Bryan, Wynne.

father:
Edwin Thomas Phillips

mother:
Mary Louise (Young) Phillips

spouses:
Helen Hausman Haasch

Virginia Pederson Simmons

children:
Maria Phillips

David Atlee Phillips

Christopher Phillips

Atlee Phillips (deceased)

Deborah Phillips

Bryan Phillips

Wynne Phillips