Meyer, Cord, 1920-2001

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Dates:
Birth 1920-11-10
Death 2001-03-13

Biographical notes:

Intelligence officer, internationalist, and newspaper columnist. Died 2001.

From the description of Cord Meyer papers, 1922-2000 (bulk 1982-1989). (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 70983397

Biographical Note

  • 1920, Nov. 10: Born, Washington, D.C.
  • 1927 - 1933 : Attended Great Neck Preparatory School, Great Neck, N.Y.
  • 1933 - 1939 : St. Paul's School, Concord, N.H.
  • 1939 - 1942 : Attended Yale University, New Haven, Conn; received B.A., 1942
  • 1942 - 1945 : Served in United States Marine Corps
  • 1945: Married Mary Eno Pinchot (divorced circa 1959) Assistant to United States delegate, United Nations founding convention, San Francisco, Calif.
  • 1946 - 1947 : Society of Fellows, Harvard University, Cambridge, Mass.
  • 1947: Published Peace or Anarchy (Boston: Little, Brown. 233 pp.)
  • 1947 - 1949 : President, United World Federalists
  • 1949 - 1951 : Society of Fellows, Harvard University, Cambridge, Mass.
  • 1951 - 1977 : Intelligence officer, Central Intelligence Agency
  • 1958: Son Michael killed by car, Washington, D.C.
  • 1964: Mary Pinchot Meyer murdered, Washington, D.C.
  • 1966: Married Mary Starke Patterson Anderson
  • 1978 - : Nationally syndicated newspaper columnist
  • 1980: Published Facing Reality: From World Federalism to the CIA (New York: Harper & Row. 433 pp.)
  • 1982 - 1988 : Lecturer, Georgetown University, Washington, D.C.
  • 2001, Mar. 13: Died, Washington, D.C.

From the guide to the Cord Meyer Papers, 1922-2000, (bulk 1982-1989), (Manuscript Division Library of Congress)

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Subjects:

  • Internationalism
  • Journalism--United States
  • Journalism

Occupations:

  • Intelligence officers
  • Internationalists
  • Journalists

Places:

  • United States (as recorded)