Kent, Sherman

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Kent, Sherman

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Kent, Sherman

ケント, シャーマン

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1763

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1991

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Sherman Kent was born on December 1, 1903, attended the Thacher School, and received his Ph.B. (1926) and Ph.D. (1933) from Yale University. He taught French history at Yale and was a member of the faculty from 1928-1953. In 1941 Kent joined the U.S. Office of Strategic Services as chief of the African section and from 1943-1945 served as chief of the Europe-Africa division. In 1946 Kent was acting director of the Office of Research and Intelligence for the United States Department of State. He joined the Central Intelligence Agency in 1950 and served as the director of the Office of National Estimates from 1958 until his retirement in 1967. Kent died in Washington, D.C. on March 11, 1986.

From the description of Sherman Kent papers, 1763-1991 (inclusive), 1918-1986 (bulk). (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 702169162

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