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Eleanor Lansing Dulles

diplomat , educator , diplomatic consultant

Eleanor Lansing Dulles, American diplomatic consultant, retired diplomat, educator. Member P.E.N., Phi Beta Kappa.


Dulles, Eleanor Lansing was born on June 1, 1895 in Watertown, New York, United States. Daughter of Allen Macy and Edith (Foster) Dulles.


AB (1st New England scholar), Bryn Mawr College, 1917. AM (fellow labor and industrial economics), Bryn Mawr College, 1920. Postgraduate, London School of Economics, 1922.

AM, Radcliffe College, 1924. Doctor of Philosophy, Radcliffe College, 1926. Faculté de Droit, University Paris, 1927.

Doctor of Laws, Wilson College, 1950. Doctor of Laws, Western College, 1957. Doctor honoris causa, Free University Berlin, 1957.

Doctor of Laws, Mount Holyoke College, 1962. Doctor of Letters, Duke University, 1965. Doctor of Letters, Mount Vernon College, 1975.

Doctor of Letters, Clarkson College, 1979.


Relief and reconstruction, Shurtleff Memorial Relief at Paris, 1917;relief work, American Friends Service Committee, 1918-1919;assistant personnel manager, American Tube & Stamping Company, Bridgeport, Connecticut, 1920-1921;employment manager, S. Glemby, New York City, 1920-1921;research associate, Harvard and Radcliffe Bureau Research, France, 1925-1927;research associate, Harvard and Radcliffe Bureau Research, Switzerland, 1930-1932;teacher, Simmons College, Boston, 1924-1925, 27-28;assistant professor, Bryn Mawr College, 1928-1930;lecturer, Bryn Mawr College, 1932-1936;research associate, University of Pennsylvania, 1932-1936;chief finance division, Social Security Board, Washington, 1936-1942;economist, Board Economic Warfare, 1942;economic officer, Department State, 1942-1945;finance attaché, Vienna, Austria, 1945-1949;with, Western European division, Department State, 1949-1951;with, National Production Authority, Department Commerce, 1951-1952;special assistant, Office of German Affairs, Department State, 1952-1959;special assistant intelligence and research, Department State, 1959-1962;retired, Department Statelecturer, visiting professor, Duke U., 1962-1963;professor, Georgetown University, 1963-1971;with, Center for Strategic Studies, Washington, 1964-1967;research fellow, Hoover Institute, Stanford, 1967-1968;consultant, Department State, 1970-1973;consultant, Youth for Understanding, Ann Arbor, Michigan, 1969-1973. Organizer John Foster Dulles Centennial Program Princeton University, since 1985. Member Geneva Conference on Investment Social Security Funds, 1938.

Representative United States Government on Bretton Woods Conference on International Monetary Fund, 1944. Investigated unemployment insurance President Hoover's Committee, 1931.



Member P.E.N., Phi Beta Kappa. Clubs: Cosmopolitan (New York City). Henderson Harbor Yacht.

International (Washington).


Daughter of Allen Macy and Edith (Foster) D. M. David Blondheim, December 9, 1932 (deceased 1934). Children: David Dulles, Ann Dulles Joor.

Allen Macy Dulles

Edith (Foster) Dulles

David Blondheim

David Dulles

Ann Dulles Joor Dulles