Harry S. Truman Presidential Library & Museum


 Profile of  George M. Elsey
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Brief profile :
Commander, U.S. Naval Reserve, and duty officer, White House Map Room, 1941-46
Assistant to the Special Counsel to the President, 1947-1949
Administrative Assistant to the President, 1949-1951
Assistant to the Director, Mutual Security Agency, 1951-1953
 
Personal Papers :  George M. Elsey Papers
 
Oral History : George M. Elsey
 
Online Photos: Elsey photos
 
Biographical sketch :  
1918 (February 5) Born, Palo Alto, California
1939 B.A., Princeton University
1940 M.A., Harvard University
1941-1946 Officer, United States Naval Reserve; assigned to White House Map Room
  (intelligence and communications center) in April 1942
1947-1949 Assistant to the Special Counsel to the President, Clark Clifford
1949-1951 Administrative Assistant to the President
1951-1953 Assistant to the Director, Mutual Security Agency
1958-1961 Vice-President, American Red Cross
1970-1980 President, American Red Cross
1973-1983 Trustee, George C. Marshall Research Foundation
1973-1995 Member, Harry S. Truman Library Institute
1974-1979 Member, National Archives Advisory Council