Harry S. Truman Presidential Library & Museum


 Profile of  Paul H. Nitze
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Brief profile :
Deputy Director, Office of International Trade Policy, State Department, 1946
Deputy Director, Policy Planning Staff, State Department, 1949
Director, Policy Planning Staff, State Department, 1950-1953
 
 
Oral History : Paul H. Nitze
 
Online Photos: Nitze photos
 
Biographical sketch :  
1907 (January 16) Born, Amherst, Massachusetts
1928 Graduated from Harvard University
1929 Began working at investment banking firm of Dillon, Read and Company
1942 Chief, Metals and Minerals Branch, Board of Economic Warfare
1943 Director, Foreign Procurement and Development Branch, Foreign Economic Administration
1943 Co-founded School of Advanced International Studies (a division of Johns Hopkins University since 1950)
1944-1946 Vice-Chairman, U.S. Strategic Bombing Survey
1946 Deputy Director, Office of International Trade Policy, State Department
1949 Deputy Director, Policy Planning Staff, State Department
1950-1953 Director, Policy Planning Staff, State Department
1950 Principal author of NSC68
1953-1961 President, Foreign Service Educational Foundation
1961-1963 Assistant Secretary of Defense for International Security Affairs
1963-1967 Secretary of the Navy
1967-1969 Deputy Secretary of Defense
1969-1973 Member, U.S. Delegation, Strategic Arms Limitation Talks
1973-1976 Assistant Secretary of Defense for International Affairs
1981-1984 Chief Negotiator, Intermediate-Range Nuclear Forces Treaty
2004 (October 19) Died, Georgetown, Washington, D. C.