Nitze, Paul H.Variant names
1907, Jan. 26:
Born, Amherst, Mass.
B.A., Harvard University, Cambridge, Mass.
1928- 1929: Accountant, Container Corp. of America, Bridgeport, Conn.
1929- 1938: Investment banker, Dillon, Read and Co., New York, N.Y.
Married Phyllis Pratt (died, 1987)
1938- 1939: President, P. H. Nitze and Co., New York, N.Y.
1939- 1941: Vice president, Dillon, Read and Co., New York, N.Y.
1941- 1942: Financial director, Office of the Coordinator of Inter-American Affairs, State Department, Washington, D.C.
1942- 1943: Chief, Metals and Minerals Branch, Board of Economic Warfare
1943- 1944: Director, Foreign Procurement and Development Branch, Foreign Economic Administration
Founded School of Advanced International Studies, Johns Hopkins University, Washington, D.C. (Renamed Paul H. Nitze School of Advanced International Studies, 1989.)
1944- 1946: Vice chairman, United States Strategic Bombing Survey
1946- 1948: Deputy director, Office of International Trade Policy, State Department
1948- 1949: Deputy to assistant secretary of state for economic affairs
1950- 1953: Director, policy planning staff, State Department
Appointed special assistant to secretary of defense; resigned amid Congressional opposition
1953- 1961: President, Foreign Service Educational Foundation, Washington, D.C.
1961- 1963: Assistant secretary of defense for international security affairs
1963- 1967: Secretary of the Navy
1967- 1969: Deputy secretary of defense
1969- 1974: Member, United States delegation, Strategic Arms Limitation Talks
1974- 1981: Consultant, Washington, D.C., for State Department, General Accounting Office, and System Planning Corp., Arlington, Va.
Organized Committee on the Present Danger
1981- 1984: Ambassador, head of United States delegation, intermediate-range nuclear forces talks, United States Arms Control and Disarmament Agency
1984- 1989: Ambassador-at-large and special advisor on arms control matters to the president and secretary of state
Awarded Presidential Medal of Freedom
Published with Ann M. Smith and Steven L. Rearden From Hiroshima to Glasnost: At the Center of Decision, a Memoir. New York: Grove Weidenfeld
Married Elisabeth Scott Porter Published Tension Between Opposites: Reflections on the Practice and Theory of Politics. New York: Charles Scribner's Sons
2004, Oct. 19:
Died, Washington, D.C.
From the guide to the Paul H. Nitze Papers, 1922-1998, (bulk 1946-1996), (Manuscript Division Library of Congress)
|creatorOf||Paul H. Nitze Papers, 1922-1998, (bulk 1946-1996)||Library of Congress. Manuscript Division|
|referencedIn||Hans J. Morgenthau Papers, 1858-1981, (bulk 1925-1981)||Library of Congress. Manuscript Division|
|referencedIn||Harvard University Archives Photograph Collection: Portraits, ca. 1852-ca. 2004||Harvard University Archives.|
|referencedIn||Willard L. (AC 1920) and Clarice Brows Thorp Papers, 1857-1994, 1920-1967||Amherst College Archives and Special Collections|
|referencedIn||Lucille Lortel papers, 1902-2000||The New York Public Library. Billy Rose Theatre Division.|
|referencedIn||Leach, Walter Barton. W. Barton Leach Papers. 1920-1971.||Harvard Law School Library, Harvard University.|
|referencedIn||Dean Gooderham Acheson papers, 1898-1989||Yale University. Department of Manuscripts and Archives|
|Place Name||Admin Code||Country|
|World War, 1939-1945--Aerial operations, American|
|Diplomatic and consular service, American|
|National security--United States|
|Persian Gulf War, 1991|
|Berlin Wall, Berlin, Germany, 1961-1989|
|Cuban Missile Crisis, 1962|