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diplomat , consultant

Thomas F. Power,, American diplomat, consultant. Decorated Order Hormoz (Iran). Member American History Association, Council Foreign Relations New York, Phi Beta Kappa.

Background

Power, Thomas F. was born on May 15, 1916 in Worcester, Massachusetts, United States. Son of Thomas F. and Mabel (Quinn) Power.

Education

AB, Amherst College, 1938. AM, Columbia University, 1939. Doctor of Philosophy, Columbia University, 1942.

Career

Research specialist, Department State, 1942-1945;specialist dependent area affairs, Department State, 1945;assistant committee secretary, International Secretariat, United Nations Conference on International Organisation, San Francisco, 1945;member, United States delegate to United Nations, 1946;special assistant to secretary-general, chief division of reports and documentation, deputy secretary-general, permanent mission and United States delegate, United Nations General Assembly, 1946-1950;pron. secretary, United Nations Mission to Libya, 1950-1952;personal representative, United Nations secretary general, 1950-1955;resident representative, United Nations Technology Assistance Board in Libya, 1952-1955;United Nations observer, Libyan Public Development and Stabilization Agency, 1952-1955;United Nations adviser, Libyan Finance Corporation, 1953-1955;special assistant to chairman, United Nations Technology Assistance Board, 1955;resident representative in Iran, United Nations Technology Assistance Board, 1955-1961;chief administrative officer, United Nations Emergency Force, Egypt, 1956-1957;resident representative, United Nations Technology Assistance Board and Special Fund, Pakistan, 1961-1966;special adviser to administrator, United Nations Development Programme, 1966-1967;executive secretary, Fund of United Nations for Development of West IRian, 1967-1970;regional representative, United Nations Development Programme, Thailand, 1971-1976;consultant, from 1976.

Membership

Member American History Association, Council Foreign Relations New York, Phi Beta Kappa.

Connections

Son of Thomas F. and Mabel (Quinn) P. M. Mina Waterman, December 12, 1942 (divorced). 1 daughter, Margaret.

M. Julia Minds Shimmel, August 23, 1974.

father:
Thomas F. Power

mother:
Mabel (Quinn) Power

spouses:
Mina Waterman

Julia Minds Shimmel