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Melbourne Louis Spector was American diplomat. Member Cosmos Club, American Society Public Administration, Pi Kappa Alpha, Phi Kappa Phi.


Spector, Melbourne Louis was born on May 7, 1918 in Pueblo, Colorado, United States. Son of Joseph E. and Dora (Bernstein) Spector.


Bachelor with honors, University New Mexico, 1941.


Intern United States Bureau Indian Affairs, 1941, National Institute Public Affairs, 1941. Personnel assistant Office Emergency Management, 1941-1942. Chief classification division War Relocation Authority, 1942-1943, Headquarters United States Army Air Force, 1943-1945.

Employment officer United Nations Relief and Rehabilitation Administration, 1945-1946. Private employment, 1946-1947. Personnel officer United States Department State, 1947-1949.

Detail Economic Cooperative Administration, 1948. Deputy director personnel Economic Cooperative Administration, Marshall Plan, Paris, 1949-1951. Deputy director, acting director personnel Economic Cooperative Administration, Mutual Security Administration, Foreign Operations Administration, 1951-1954.

Assistant, deputy director Mission to Mexico, International Cooperation Administration, 1954-1957, acting director, 1957-1959. Chief C. American, Mexico and Caribbean division International Cooperation Administration, 1959-1961. Director Office Personnel Management, Agency for International Development, 1961-1962.

Executive director Bureau Inter-American Affairs, United States Department State, 1962-1964. Counselor for administrative affairs United States Embassy, New Delhi, 1964-1966. Seminarian Senior Seminar Foreign Policy, Department State, 1966-1967.

Executive director United States-Mexico Commission for Border Development and Friendship, 1967-1969, American Revolution Bicentennial Commission, 1969-1971. Member management, policy and coordination staffs United States Department State, 1971-1973. Member Foreign Service Grievance Board, 1976-1977.

Advisor Peace Corps Director, 1979-1980. Executive director American Consortium for International Public Administration, 1980-1984, 93-94, director Marshall Plan Oral History Project, 1987-1997.


Member Cosmos Club, American Society Public Administration, Pi Kappa Alpha, Phi Kappa Phi.


Married Louise Vincent, November 23, 1948 (deceased 2004). 1 son, Stephen David.

Joseph E. Spector

Dora (Bernstein) Spector

Louise Vincent