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William R. Kintner

AKA William Roscoe Kintner

Born: 21-Apr-1915
Birthplace: Lock Haven, PA
Died: 1-Feb-1997
Location of death: Bryn Athyn, PA
Cause of death: Cancer - unspecified
Remains: Buried, Bryn Athyn, PA

Gender: Male
Religion: Christian
Race or Ethnicity: White
Sexual orientation: Straight
Occupation: Scholar, Diplomat
Party Affiliation: Republican [1]

Nationality: United States
Executive summary: Peace and the Strategy Conflict

Military service: US Army (infantry commander, WWII, Korea, 1941-61)


[1] Foreign policy planner, Nixon transition team, 1968-69.

Father: Joseph (attorney)
Mother: Florence
Wife: Xandree Marie Wyatt (m. 1940, d. 1986, four children)
Daughter: Kay Kintner Caldwell
Daughter: Jane Kintner Williams-Hogan
Daughter: Gail Kintner Markou
Son: Carl Hyatt Kintner
Wife: Faith Child Halterman (2nd)

    University: BS, US Military Academy, West Point (1940)
    University: MA, Georgetown University
    University: PhD, Georgetown University (1950)
    Professor: Political Science, Wharton School, University of Pennsylvania (1961-85)

    Foreign Policy Research Institute President (1975-85)
    US Ambassador to Thailand (1973-75)
    Foreign Policy Research Institute Director (1969-73)
    Foreign Policy Research Institute Deputy Director (1961-69)
    US Defense Department CIA Liaison (past)
    US National Security Council Staff (past)
    US Defense Department Planning Coordination Group (1955)
    Council on Foreign Relations
    Bronze Star with oak leaf cluster
    Legion of Merit with oak leaf cluster

Author of books:
The Front Is Everywhere (1950, foreign policy)
Atomic Weapons in Land Combat (1953, strategy, with George C. Reinhardt)
Forging a New Sword (1958, foreign policy, with Joseph I. Coffey and Raymond J. Albright)
Protracted Conflict: A Challenging Study of Communist Strategy (1959, foreign policy, with Robert Strausz-Hupé, et al.)
The Haphazard Years (1960, foreign policy, with Robert Strausz-Hupé)
A Forward Strategy for America (1961, foreign policy, with Robert Strausz-Hupé & Stefan T. Possony)
Peace and the Strategy Conflict (1967, foreign policy)
The Impact of President Nixon's Visit to Peking on International Politics (1972, foreign policy)
A Matter of Two Chinas: The China-Taiwan Issue in U.S. Foreign Policy (1979, foreign policy, with John F. Copper)
The Role of Ancient Israel "Written with the Finger of God": A Swedenborgian Perspective of the History of the Israelites from Abraham to Jesus (1996)


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