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Political scientist , writer

Robert Nathaniel Magill, American political scientist, writer. Member United Board for Christian Higher Education in Asia, 1971-1974. Member Society Cincinnati, Order Golden Fleece, Phi Beta Kappa.

Background

Magill, Robert Nathaniel was born on October 6, 1916 in Kirin, Manchuria. Son of Orrin Rankin and Ellen (Bell) Magill.

Education

Bachelor of Arts North Carolina, 1938. Fellow, Littauer School Public Administration, Harvard, 1942.

Career

Intern, National Institute Public Affairs, Albuquerque, 1940;special assistant to director, United China Relief Inc., New York City, 1941;research analyst, Far East Division Office of Strategic Services, 1942-1945;economist office finance and development affairs, Department State, 1945-1947;political economist, Far Eastern Bureau, Department State, 1945-1947;deputy special assistant to ambassador for mutual development assistance program, American Embassy, Oslo, Norway, 1951-1952;chief political section, American Embassy, Oslo, Norway, 1953-1954;political counselor, American Embassy, Bangkok, Thailand, 1955-1957;North Atlantic Treaty Organization advisor, also deputy director office European regional affairs, Department State, 1958-1961;deputy director office political affairs, United States delegate to North Atlantic Treaty Organization, Paris, France, 1962;chief Berlin and Eastern affairs section, American Embassy, Bonn, Germany, 1963;chief Atlantic community and defense affairs section, American Embassy, Bonn, Germany, 1963-1964;member policy planning county, Department State, 1964-1968;executive secretary policy planning county, Department State, 1967-1968;vice president, treasurer, Salzburg Seminar in American Studies, 1968-1970;foundation and government relations officer, Drew U., 1970-1972;senior staff, Brookings Institution, 1972-1973;executive director, Virginia Foundation for Humanities and Public Policy, 1973.

Membership

Member United Board for Christian Higher Education in Asia, 1971-1974. Member Society Cincinnati, Order Golden Fleece, Phi Beta Kappa.

Connections

Children: Gordon Langdon, Ellen Gordon, Robert Nathaniel.

father:
Orrin Rankin Magill

mother:
Ellen (Bell) Magill

children:
Gordon Langdon Magill

Ellen Gordon Magill

Robert Nathaniel Magill