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Robert Howe Connery, American author, educator. Commissioned lieutenant United States Naval Reserve, 1942; advancing to Commander on duty Office of Secretary of Navy. Fellow Brookings Institution Member Academy of Political Science (president 1966-1986) Clubs: Cosmos (Washington).

Background

Connery, Robert Howe was born on October 1, 1907 in St. Paul. Son of Robert Henry and Nellie Elizabeth (Collins) Connery.

Education

Bachelor of Arts, Univercity Minnesota, 1929;A.M., University of Minnesota, 1930;Doctor of Philosophy, Columbia, 1935.

Career

Instructor, University of Minnesota, 1930-1931;Instructor, Columbia, 1933-1938;associate professor, Catholic U. American, Washington, 1939-1942;associate professor, Stanford, 1946-1948;professor, University of Illinois, 1948-1949;professor, Duke, 1949-1966;professor government, Columbia, 1966-1976;professor emeritus public law and government, Columbia, since 1976. Consultant Hoover Commision on reorganization executive branch government, 1948, Brookings Institution Survey Administration United States Foreign Affairs, 1950, Survey North Atlantic Treaty Organization and United Nations, 1952, Secretary of Defense on North Atlantic Treaty Organization, 1951, New York State commission on governmental operations of New York City, 1959-1960. Executive secretary commission on modern zoning, 1959-1960.

Consultant National Institute of Mental Health, 1961-1966. Director reports Mayor' General’ s Office, New York City, 1954-1955. Deputy cityadminstr., New York City, 1965.

President Academy Political Science, 1965-1986.

Works

Membership

Commissioned lieutenant United States Naval Reserve, 1942. Advancing to Commander on duty Office of Secretary of Navy. Fellow Brookings Institution Member Academy of Political Science (president 1966-1986) Clubs: Cosmos (Washington).

Connections

father:
Robert Henry Connery

mother:
Nellie Elizabeth (Collins) Connery