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George Arthur Lincoln

educator , army officer

George Arthur Lincoln, American educator, army officer. Decorated Distinguished Service Medal with oak leaf cluster, Legion of Merit with oak leaf cluster (United States); honorary commander Order British Empire. member United States delegation North Atlantic Treaty Organization, 1951-1952; member Rockefeller and Gaither coms., 1957; Member Council Foreign Relations. Society American Military Engineers, Association American Rhodes Scholars.

Background

Lincoln, George Arthur was born on July 20, 1907 in Harbor Beach, Michigan, United States. Son of Burr B. and Esther (Hoare) Lincoln.

Education

Student of University Wichita, 1924-1925. Bachelor of Science, United States Military Academy, 1929. Bachelor of Arts, Master of Arts, Oxford (England) University, 1932.

Doctor of Laws, University Pittsburgh, 1968. D. Engineering, Drexel U., 1972.

Career

Commissioned Second lieutenant C.E., United States Army, 1929, advanced through grades to brigadier general, 1945. Instructor United States Military Academy, 1937-1941. Duty European Theatre of Operations, 1942-1943.

With General Staff, War Department, 1943-1947. Professor social science United States Military Academy, 1947-1969, head department, 1954-1969. Retired, 1969; director Office Emergency Preparedness, Washington, 1969-1973.

Professor economics and international studies Denver U., 1972-1975. Military adviser to secretary state Paris Peace Conference, 1946. Deputy to undersecretary United States Army, 1948-1949.

Special assistant to secretary defense, 1951-1953. Member United States delegation North Atlantic Treaty Organization, 1951-1952. Member Rockefeller and Gaither coms., 1957.

Staff President Committee Study Military Assistance Program, 1958. Special adviser to administrator Agency for International Development, 1964-1965.

Works

  • Co-author: Background for Our War, 1942. Economics of National Security, 1954. International Politics, 1954.

    Dynamics of International Politics, review edit., 1967. Author: Strategy of Minerals, International Realities, 1948.

Membership

Member United States delegation North Atlantic Treaty Organization, 1951-1952. Member Rockefeller and Gaither coms., 1957. Member Council Foreign Relations.

Society American Military Engineers, Association American Rhodes Scholars. Clubs: Army-Navy (Washington).

Connections

Married Frederica Bellamy, August 19, 1936. Children: Frederica Esther, Daniel Bellamy, Joyce LeFevre, Lorna Harriet.

father:
Burr B. Lincoln

mother:
Esther (Hoare) Lincoln

spouse:
Frederica Bellamy

children:
Frederica Esther Lincoln

Daniel Bellamy Lincoln

Joyce LeFevre Lincoln

Lorna Harriet Lincoln