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William Steen Gaud

association executive.

William Steen Gaud, American association executive. Decorated Legion of Merit with oak leaf cluster; Order British Empire. Served from captain to colonel Army of the United States, 1942-1945.

Background

Gaud, William Steen was born on August 9, 1907 in New York City. Son of William S. and Isabel Cleland (Williams) Gaud.

Education

Bachelor of Arts, Yale, 1929, Bachelor of Laws, 1931.

Career

1 daughter, Anne Timothy. Instructor Yale Law School, 1931-1933. Practiced law, New York City, 1933-1935.

Assistant Corporate Counsel, New York City, 1935-1941. Special assistant to secretary war, 1945-1946. Member of law firm Carter, Ledyard & Milburn, 1946-1961.

Assistant administrator Bureau for Near East and S. Asia, Agency for International Development, Department State, 1961-1964, deputy administrator Agency for International Development, 1964-1966, administrator, 1966-1969. Executive vice president International Finance Corporation, Washington, 1969-1974. Consultant World Bank Group, 1974-1976.

Nat. chairman Population Crisis Committee, 1976-1977.

Membership

Served from captain to colonel Army of the United States, 1942-1945.

Connections

Married Eleanor Mason Smith, June 1, 1935.

father:
William S. Gaud

mother:
Isabel Cleland (Williams) Gaud

spouse:
Eleanor Mason Smith