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Paul Myron Anthony Linebarger

writer , educator.

Paul Myron Anthony Linebarger, American writer, educator. Awarded Bronze Star medal, War Department Commendation ribbon. Member several professional associations, American Peace Society (president 1962-1964). Episcopal.; Club: Cosmos (Washington).


Linebarger, Paul Myron Anthony was born on July 11, 1913 in Milwaukee. Son of Paul Myron Wentworth and Lillian (Bearden) Linebarger.


Student Punaho Academy Honolulu, 1919-1920, British Cathedral School, Shanghai, 1920-1922, Oberrealschule, Baden-Baden, Germany, 1923-1924, Kaiser Wilhelms School, Shanghai, 1926, U. Nanking, 1930, N. China Union Language School, 1930. Bachelor of Arts, Geo. Washington University, 1933.

Student American U., Washington, 1934, Chicago, 1935. Doctor of Philosophy., John Hopkins, 1936. Student of University Michigan, 1937.

Doctor of Letters, Universidad Interamericana, 1964. Doctor of Civil Law (honorary), National Chengchi U., Taipei, 1965.


; children—Johanna Lesley, Marcia Christine. Married second, Genevieve Collins, March 20, 1950. Private secretary to legal advisory National Government of China, Nanking and Washington, 1930-1936.

Instructor in government and tutor in div. of history, government and economics Harvard, 1936-1937. Instructor political science Duke, 1937-1938, assistant professor, 1938-1945, associate professor political science in change Far East courses, 1946. Participated in formation O.W.I. as Far Eastern specialist Operation Planning and Intelligence Board, 194’2.

Lecturer School Advanced Internatl. Studies, Johns Hopkins, 1945-1946, professor Asiatic politics, since 1946, acting dean School Advanced International Studies, 1959. Visiting professor international relations University of Pennsylvania, 1954-1955, Australian National U., 1957.

Consultant numerous agys. federal government Commanded Second lieutenant United States Army, 1942, advanced through grades to major in general staff corps, 1945. Colonel Reserve.


  • Author, co-author numerous works on China, Sun Yat Sen and related items. Latest being: Government and Politics of the Far East, 1954, and also in field of Psychological Warfare (1948, 55. Japanese, 1954, Chinese, 1953, Vietnamese, 1956, Spanish, 1949, German, 1960, Russian 1962).


Member several professional associations, American Peace Society (president 1962-1964). Episcopal.; Club: Cosmos (Washington).


Married Margaret Snow, September 7, 1936 (divorced 1949).; married second, Genevieve Collins, March 20, 1950. Children: Johanna Lesley, Marcia Christine.

Paul Myron Wentworth Linebarger

Lillian (Bearden) Linebarger

Margaret Snow

Genevieve Collins

Johanna Lesley Linebarger

Marcia Christine Linebarger