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Robert Gaylord Barnes

association executive.

Robert Gaylord Barnes, American association executive. Served Army of the United States, 1942-1945.; Member Phi Beta Kappa.; Club: Princeton (New York City).


Barnes, Robert Gaylord was born on October 18, 1914 in Battle Creek, Michigan, United States. Son of George Emerson and Myrtle Kendall (Montague) Barnes.


Graduate Haverford School, 1933. Bachelor of Arts, Princeton University, 1937, postgraduate, 1938-1939. Yen-ching U., 1937-1938.

Master of Arts, Yale University, 1942.


Instructor Yale, part-time 1940-1942. Special assistant to director European Affairs Department State, 1945-1947, chief policy reports staff, 1948-1951, deputy director Executive Secretariat, 1951-1952. Appointed to permanent international staff North Atlantic Treaty Organization, 1952.

Adviser to secretary state various international confs., 1949-1952. Deputy executive secretary North Atlantic Treaty Organization, 1953-1955. Secretary Four Power and Nine Power confs. in Paris, 1954.

Director, executive secretariat Department State, 1955-1956, special assistant mutual security affairs, 1956-1959. Counselor embassy, Ankara, Turkey, 1959-1962, minister-counselor, deputy chief mission, 1962-1964. Ambassador to Jordan, 1964-1966.

International affairs adviser Mobil Oil Corporation, New York City, 1966-1967, manager international government relations, 1967-1973. Associate director American-Arab Association Commerce and Industry, 1973-1974, executive director, 1975-1977. Board of directors Middle East Institute, Princeton-in-Asia.


Served Army of the United States, 1942-1945. Member Phi Beta Kappa. Club: Princeton (New York City).


Married Natalie Jane Stirling, April. Children: George Emerson, Jane Stirling (Mistress.

George Emerson Barnes

Myrtle Kendall (Montague) Barnes

Natalie Jane Stirling

George Emerson Barnes

Jane Stirling (Mrs Barnes