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Rufus Colfax Phillips, III, American planning consultant.


III, Rufus Colfax Phillips, was born on August 10, 1929 in Middletown, Ohio, United States. Son of Rufus Colfax and Williamina (Chamberlayne) P.


Bachelor of Arts, Yale University, 1951;postgraduate, University of Virginia Law School, 1952;Master of Science in City and Regional Planning, Catholic U., 1971.


With, MAAG, Vietnam, 1954-1956;With, International Cooperation Administration, Laos, 1957-1959;assistant president, Airways Engineering Corporationconsultant, Airways Engineering Corporation, Washington, 1959-1962;president, Airways Engineering Corporation, 1963-1989;president, Intercontinental Cons., Inc., Washington, 1963-1989;private consultant, McLean, Virginia, since 1989. Counterinsurgency consultant Rand Corporation, 1962. Consultant Agency for International Development on Vietnam, 1962;assistant director rural affairs Agency for International Development mission to Vietnam, Saigon, 1962-1963.

Consultant Department State, 1965-1968. Chairman President's Business Advisory Panel on Export Issues to National Common for Review Antitrust Laws and Procedures, 1978.


Chairman Northern Virginia Transportation Commission, 1973-1974. Supervisor Dranesville district Fairfax County Board Supervisors, 1972-1976. Member Council of Government's Transportation Planning Board, 1972, chairman, 1975.

Member Northern Virginia Planning District Commission. Alternate member Washington Metropolitan Area Transit Authority Board, 1975. Served 1st lieutenant Army of the United States, 1953-1955.

Member American Institute Certified Planners (Washingtonian of Year award 1975).


Married Barbara Hubner, May 28, 1960. Children– Rufus IV, Anne, Edward, Patricia.

Rufus Colfax P.

Williamina (Chamberlayne) P.

Barbara Hubner

Rufus IV III

Anne III

Edward III

Patricia III