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Gilbert Warren Nutter

economist , educator

Gilbert Warren Nutter, American educator, economist. Decorated Bronze Star medal with oak leaf cluster; recipient Gavel award, American Bar Association, 1968. Distinguished Public Service medal Department Defense, 1972.


Nutter, Gilbert Warren was born on March 10, 1923 in Topeka. Son of Coleman Evan and Rose (Gilberg) Nutter.


Bachelor of Arts, University of Chicago, 1944, Master of Arts, 1948, Doctor of Philosophy., 1949.


Instructor economics Lawrence College, Appleton, Wisconsin, 1946-1947. Assistant professor economics Yale, 1949-1956. Associate professor economics University of Virginia, Charlottesville, 1956-1958, professor, 1958-1979, Paul Goodloe McIntire professor, 1967-1979, department chairman, 1962-1966, 67-69.

Associate director Thomas Jefferson Center, 1957-1967, director, 1967-1976. Assistant secretary defense for international security affairs, 1969-1973. Director James Madison Center, 1976-1979.

Division chief Central Intelligence Agency, 1952-1953. Member research staff National Bureau Economics Research, 1955-1967. Adjunct scholar American Enterprise Institute, 1973-1979.


  • Author: Extent of Enterprise Monopoly in the United States, 1951. Growth of Industrial Production in the Soviet Union, 1962. The Strange World of Ivan Ivanov, 1968.

    Kissinger’s Grand Design, 1975. Contributor articles to professional journals.


Member advising committee to board visitors The Citadel, 1975-1979. Member international studies program advising committee Hoover Institution, 1976-1979. Served from private to staff sergeant Army of the United States, 1943-1946, First lieutenant, 1948-1954.

Member American Economics Association, Mont Pelerin Society, Phi Beta Kappa.


Married Jane Calvert Couch, December 24, 1946. Children: Coleman Alston, Jane Terry, Anne Elizabeth, William Warren.

Coleman Evan Nutter

Rose (Gilberg) Nutter

Jane Calvert Couch

Coleman Alston Nutter

Jane Terry Nutter

Anne Elizabeth Nutter

William Warren Nutter