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Lansing Lamont, journalist, writer, public affairs and trust executive. William Cullen Bryant fellow Metropolitan Museum Art, since 1984.


Lamont, Lansing was born on March 13, 1930 in New York City. Son of Thomas Stilwell and Elinor (Miner) Lamont.


AB, Harvard University, 1952. Master of Science in Journalism with honors, Columbia University, 1958.


Reporter Washington Star, 1958-1959. Washington correspondent Worcester Gazette, Massachusetts, 1959-1960, other New England papers. Science reporter Washington bureau Time magazine, 1961-1963, political reporter, 1964-1968, correspondent, deputy chief London bureau, 1969-1971, chief Canada correspondent, chief Ottawa bureau, 1971-1973.

Chief correspondent United Nations bureau Time magazine, New York City, 1973-1974. Vice president, managing director Canada Affairs The Americas Society, 1981-1991, senior fellow, 1991-1994.



Member alumni board directors Harvard University, also chairman nominating committee for overseers. Trustee Milton Academy, 1976-1988, American Museum Natural History, New York City, National Institute for Music Theatre. President American Trust for the British Library., 2000-2010, co chairman.

President Century Association Archives Foundation, 1998-2004. Member Canada-American Committee, 1984-1994, Council Foreign Relations since 1985, Carnegie Council on Ethics and International affairs. Served to 1st lieutenant, infantry United States Army, 1954-1957.

Member Century Association (New York City), Harvard Club (New York City).


Married Ada Jung, September 18, 1954. Children: Douglas Ranlet, Elisabeth Jung Lamont Wolcott, Virginia Alden Lamont Cazedessus, Thomas Stilwell World War II.

Thomas Stilwell Lamont

Elinor (Miner) Lamont

Ada Jung

Douglas Ranlet Lamont

Elisabeth Jung Lamont Wolcott Lamont

Virginia Alden Lamont Cazedessus Lamont

Thomas Stilwell World War II Lamont