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Foundation administrator , senator

Timothy Endicott Wirth, foundation administrator, former United States Senator from Colorado. Recipient Distinguished Service award United States Department Health, Education & Welfare (Department of Health), 1969; Ford Foundation fellow, 1964-1966.

Background

Wirth, Timothy Endicott was born on September 22, 1939 in Santa Fe. Son of Cecil and Virginia Maude (Davis) Wirth.

Education

Bachelor, Harvard University, 1961. Master of Education, Harvard University, 1964. Doctor of Philosophy, Stanford University, 1973.

Degree (honorary), University Colorado. Degree (honorary), Denver University. Degree (honorary), Colorado College.

Degree (honorary), Washington College. Degree (honorary), Clark University.

Career

White House fellow, special assistant to secretary, Department of Health, Education and Welfare, Washington, 1967; assistant to chairman, National Urban Coalition, Washington, 1968; deputy assistant secretary for education, Department of Health, Education and Welfare, Washington, 1969; vice president, Great Western United Corporation, Denver, 1970; manager, Rocky Mountain office Arthur D. Little, Inc. (consultant firm), Denver, 1971-1973; member, 94th-99th Congresses from 2d Colorado District, 1975-1987; member energy and commerce committee, science and technical committee, budget committee, 94th-99th Congresses from 2d Colorado District chairman subcommittee telecommunications, finance and consumer protection, 94th-99th Congresses from 2d Colorado District United States senator from Colorado, 1987-1993; counselor, unites states department State, Washington, 1993-1994; Under Secretary of State for global affairs, unites states department State, Washington, 1994-1997.

Membership

Board overseers Harvard University. Chair visiting committee Harvard Graduate School Education. Fellow: American Association for the Advancement of Science, White House Fellows Association (president 1968-1969), Denver Council Foreign Relations (executive committee 1974-1975), Alliance to Save Energy (chairman 1987-1993).

Connections

Married Wren Winslow, November 26, 1965. Children: Christopher, Kelsey.

father:
Cecil Wirth

mother:
Virginia Maude (Davis) Wirth

spouse:
Wren Winslow

children:
Kelsey Wirth

Christopher Wirth