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Henry Alfred Alfred Kissinger Edit Profile

Government official , consultant , university professor

Henry Alfred Kissinger, international consulting company executive, former United States Secretary of State. Board trustees Institute International Education, since 1999; Member of American Academy Arts & Sciences, Council Foreign Relations, American Political Science Association, Century Club, New York City Book Club, Metropolitan Club (Washington), Phi Beta Kappa.

Background

Kissinger, Henry Alfred was born on May 27, 1923 in Fuerth, Germany. Son of Louis and Paula (Stern) Kissinger. came to the United States, 1938, naturalized, 1943.

Education

Bachelor of Arts summa cum laude, Harvard University, 1950;Master of Arts, Harvard University, 1952;Doctor of Philosophy, Harvard University, 1954.

Career

Executive director Harvard International Seminar, 1951—1969. Faculty Department Government & Center International Affairs Harvard University, 1954-1969, director defense studies program, 1958—1969, associate director Center International Affairs, 1957—1960. Assistant to President for national security affairs National Security Council, Washington, 1968—1975.

Secretary United States Department State, 1973-1977. Founder, chairman Kissinger Associates, Incorporated, New York York City, since 1982. Consultant Operations Research Office, 1950—1951, Operations Coordinating Board, 1955, Weapons Systems Evaluation Group, United States Department Defense, 1959—1960, National Security Council, 1961—1962, United States Arms Control & Disarmament Agency, 1961—1968, Rand Corporation, 1961—1968, United States Department State, 1965—1968.

Director Psychological Strategy Board, 1952. Study director nuclear weapons & foreign policy Council Foreign Relations, 1955—1956. Director special studies project Rockefeller Brothers Fund, 1956—1958.

Chairman National Bipartisan Commission Central America, 1983—1984. Member Commission Integrated Long-Term Strategy, 1986—1988. Board directors Freeport-McMoRan Copper & Gold Inc., 1995—2001, Gulfstream Aerospace Corporation, since 1999, Sun-Times Media Group (formerly Hollinger International Inc.), Continental Grain Company, International Rescue Committee.

Chancellor College William & Mary, Williamsburg, Virginia, 2001—2005. Honorary advisor United States-Azerbaijan Chamber of Commerce. Member advisory board American Express Company, Forstmann Little & Company.

Served with Counter Intelligence Corps United States Army, 1943-1946, captain Military Intelligence Reserve, 1946-1949.

Membership

Board trustees Institute International Education, since 1999. Member of American Academy Arts & Sciences, Council Foreign Relations, American Political Science Association, Century Club, New York City Book Club, Metropolitan Club (Washington), Phi Beta Kappa.

  • American Academy Arts & Scis.

  • Council Foreign Relations

  • American Political Sci. Association

  • Century Club

  • New York City Book Club

  • Metropolitan Club (Washington)

  • Phi Beta Kappa

Connections

Married Ann Fleischer, February 6, 1949 (divorced 1964). Children: Elizabeth, David. Married Nancy Maginnes, March 30, 1974.

father:
Louis Kissinger

mother:
Paula (Stern) Kissinger

spouses:
Ann Fleischer

Nancy Maginnes

children:
Elizabeth Kissinger

David Kissinger