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businessman , writer , Education administrator

Jerome Edmund Lord, Education administrator, writer, businessman. Named Coakley scholar, 1953-1957, M.T. Runyan scholar, 1967-1968; fellow W.T. Kellogg Foundation, 1968-1969, Rinehart Foundation, 1970-1971, others.


Lord, Jerome Edmund was born on December 24, 1935 in Waterbury, Connecticut, United States. Son of James Andrew and Mary Frances (Hayes) Lord.


Bachelor, Georgetown University, 1957. Master of Arts, Boston College, 1962. Master of Arts, Columbia University, 1963.

Doctor of Philosophy, Columbia University, 1969. Diploma (honorary), University Madrid, 1962.


Teacher, The Taft School Peekskill Military Academy, 1957-1960; editor, language recordings supervisor, Allyn and Bacon Inc., Boston, 1961-1962; administrative associate international programs and services, Teachers College Columbia University, New York City, 1963-1965; associate in higher education, Teachers College Columbia University, New York City, 1965-1966; assistant professor education, executive assistant to dean academic development, CUNY, 1965-1967; associate professor education, executive assistant to vice chancellor executive office, CUNY, 1967-1969; director research Ford and Carnegie Study of Federal Politics of Education, Brookings Institution, Washington, 1969-1970; program officer, National Center for Ednl. Technology, unites states department Education, Washington, 1971-1973; senior associate, National Institute Education, Washington, 1973-1986; senior associate, Office Ednl. Research and Improvement, Department Education, Washington, since 1986.

President Jerome Lord Enterprises, Inc., Washington. Advisor to volunteer edn.policy group Office Director Defense Education, unites states department Defense, 1975-1976. Chairman Federal Interagy.

Panel for Research on Adulthood. Member World Affairs Council, Washington, other various national panels and committees. Consultant in field; lecturer in field.



Trustee St. John's Child Development Center, Washington, 1978-1983. Member national board sponsors Protestant and Orthodox Center, New York World's Fair, 1964. Member advisory board New York City Urban Corps, 1965-1969, others.

Member council of friends Folger Shakespeare Library. Sponsor National Symphony Orchestra. Member, donor reception rooms Department State, board trustee Opportunity Center, Inc.

West, Palm Beach, Florida, since 2009, board advisors Palm Beach Theater Guild, patron Henry Morrison Flagler Museum, Palm Beach, Florida, French Heritage Society, New York, Palm Beach, patron Flagler Museum, Palm Beach, advisory council Palm Beach Theater Guild. Member National Society Aesthetic and Competitive Garglers American (founder, grand-garglemaster pro-tem 2005), Society Friends St. George's and Descendant Knights of Garter, Academy American Poets, Pilgrims of the United States, World Affairs Council, The Lansdowne Club (London), Metropolitan Club (Washington, District of Columbia), Kappa Delta Pi, Phi Delta Pi, Eta Sigma Phi.


  • Other Interests

    Historic preservation, music, art history, architecture, antiques, genealogy, jewelry.


Married Eleanor Louise deP. F. Collins, April 22, 1967. Children: Hayes Alexander FitzWarin, Stavely Hampston deHodnet, Savile Collins de Montenay, Dorian Warfield d'Amours, Wallis Jennings dePantulf.

James Andrew Lord

Mary Frances (Hayes) Lord

Eleanor Louise deP. F. Collins

Dorian Warfield d'Amours Lord

Savile Collins de Montenay Lord

Wallis Jennings dePantulf Lord

Stavely Hampston deHodnet Lord

Hayes Alexander FitzWarin Lord