Wilhelm Thorleif Munthe Morgenstierne Edit Profile
Bachelor of Arts, University Norway, 1909, University of Oxford, 1907. Doctor of Laws, Luther College, Decorah, Iowa, 1935, St. Olaf College, Northfield, Minnesota, 1942, Tufts College, 1949. Doctor Foreign Service, University of Southern California, 1945.
Doctor of Letters, Drexel Institute Technology, Philadelphia, 1946.
Attache, Norwegian Legation, Washington, 1910. Secretary consulate at Antwerp, 1913. On lecture tours in the United States, 1915, 25.
Secretary Nansen Mission to the United States, 1917-1918. Commercial counsellor, Washington, 1917-1921. Counselor Washington, 1921.
Norwegian vice commissioner, San Francisco, 1915. Chief division Ministry Foreign Affairs, Oslo, 1921-1929. Delegate International Labor Conference, Washington, 1919, Geneva, 1921.
Mission to the United States, 1926-1927. Consul general, New York, 1929-1934. Envoy Extraordinary anu Minister Plenipotentiary from Norway to the United States, 1934-1942, ambassador, 1942-1957.
Dean Diplomatic Corps, Washington, 1948-1957. delegate Atlantic City session United Nations Relief and Rehabilitation Administration Council, 1943, Montreal (chairman delegate,) 1944. Chairman Norwegian delegate, International Civil Aviation Conference, Chicago, 1944. Delegate United Nations Conference, San Francisco, 1945 (appointed chairman 1945, president Commission III (Security Council) chairman delegate Atlantic City session, United Nations Relief and Rehabilitation Administration, 1946.
Delegate 2d part 1st session General Assembly United Nations, New York, 1946, delegate 2d ordinary session, New York, 1947. Secretary general World’s League Norwegians, 1914-1917, vice president, 1924-1929.
Clubs: Metropolitan (Washington).
Married Marjorie Elizabeth Alder, July 30, 1925. Children: Marjorie Bertha, Solveig.