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Theodore Allen Wertime

government official.

Theodore Allen Wertime, American government official. Served with Army of the United States, 1944-1946. Social Science; Member American Association for the Advancement of Science, Society History Technology, Middle East Studies assosiation, New York Academy Sciences, American Political Science Association, Pi Gamma Museum.

Background

Wertime, Theodore Allen was born on August 31, 1919 in Chambersburg, Pennsylvania, United States. Son of Rudolf and Flora (Montgomery) Wertime.

Education

Bachelor of Arts, Haverford College, 1939. Master of Arts, American U., 1941. John Martin Vincent fellow, Johns Hopkins, 1942.

Career

Research specialist Far East, State Department, 1946-1955. Deputy director Office Research and Analysis, United States Information Agency, 1955-1961. Cultural attache American embassy, Tehran, Iran, 1961-1963.

Editor Forum, Voice of America, 1963-1969. Cultural attache American embassy, Athens, Greece, 1969-1973. Deputy director Information Center Service, United States Information Agency, 1973, program officer energy, food and population, 1974-1975.

Research associate Smithsonian Institution, 1965-1982, leader 5 Smithsonian expeditions, 3 National Geography expeditions to Middle and Far East in search early pyrotechnology, 1966-1976. Visiting scientist University of Pennsylvania, University of Minnesota, Duluth.

Works

  • Author: The Coming of the Age of Steel, 1962. (with others) North Korea: Case Study of A Soviet Satellite, 1962. Also articles, contributions in books.

Membership

Served with Army of the United States, 1944-1946. Social Science; Member American Association for the Advancement of Science, Society History Technology, Middle East Studies assosiation, New York Academy Sciences, American Political Science Association, Pi Gamma Museum.

Connections

Married Bernice O. Schultz, June 20, 1940. Children: John T., Richard A., Steven F., Charles M. With Federal Energy Administration, 1942-1944.

father:
Rudolf Wertime

mother:
Flora (Montgomery) Wertime

spouse:
Bernice O. Schultz

children:
John T. Wertime

Richard A. Wertime

Steven F. Wertime

Charles M. With Federal Energy Administration Wertime

1942-1944 Wertime