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Eugene Victor Rostow

AKA Eugene Victor Debs Rostow

Born: 25-Aug-1913
Birthplace: Brooklyn, NY
Died: 25-Nov-2002
Location of death: Alexandria, VA
Cause of death: Heart Failure

Gender: Male
Religion: Jewish
Race or Ethnicity: White
Sexual orientation: Straight
Occupation: Educator, Government
Party Affiliation: Democratic

Nationality: United States
Executive summary: Dean of Yale Law School, 1955-65

Father: Victor A. Rostow
Mother: Lillian Helman Rostow
Brother: Walt Rostow (former National Security Adviser, b. 1916, d. 2003)
Brother: Ralph Waldo Rostow
Wife: Edna Greenberg (m. 1933 until his death)
Son: Victor
Son: Nicholas
Daughter: Jessica

    High School: Groton School (1929)
    University: BA, Yale University (1933)
    University: Economics, Kings College, Oxford University (1933-34)
    Law School: LLB, Yale Law School (1937)
    Law School: MA, Yale Law School (1944)
    University: MA, Cambridge University (1959)
    Professor: Yale Law School (1938-65)
    Administrator: Dean, Yale Law School (1955-65)
    Professor: Law, Balliol College, Oxford University (1970-71)
    Professor: Yale Law School (1976-81)

    Foreign Intelligence Advisory Board (1983)
    US Arms Control and Disarmament Agency Director (1981-83)
    US Under Secretary of State for Political Affairs (1966-69)
    Office of Lend-Lease Administration
    Council on Foreign Relations
    Coalition for a Democratic Majority
    Committee on the Present Danger Chairman Emeritus
    Peace Corps Advisory Council (1971)
    University Centers for Rational Alternatives Board of Directors
    US Institute of Peace Fellow (1990s)
    Washington Institute for Near East Policy Advisory Board
    Phi Beta Kappa Society
    Jewish Ancestry
    Russian Ancestry

Author of books:
A National Policy for the Oil Industry (1948)
Planning for Freedom: The Public Law of American Capitalism (1959)
The Sovereign Prerogative: The Supreme Court and the Quest for Law (1962)
Law, Power, and the Pursuit of Peace (1968)
Is Law Dead? (1971)
The Ideal in Law (1978)
Toward Managed Peace: The National Security Interests of the United States, 1759 to the Present (1993)
A Breakfast for Bonaparte: U.S. National Security Interests from the Heights of Abraham to the Nuclear Age (1993)


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