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Paul Nitze

AKA Paul Henry Nitze

Born: 16-Jan-1907
Birthplace: Amherst, MA
Died: 19-Oct-2004
Location of death: Washington, DC
Cause of death: Pneumonia

Gender: Male
Race or Ethnicity: White
Sexual orientation: Straight
Occupation: Diplomat
Party Affiliation: Democratic

Nationality: United States
Executive summary: US cold warrior

Father: (college professor)
Sister: Elizabeth Paepcke ("Pussy")
Wife: Phyllis Pratt (Standard Oil heiress, m. 1932, d. Jun-1987 emphysema)
Son: Peter Nitze
Son: William Nitze
Daughter: Anina Nitze Moriarty
Daughter: Heidi Nitze
Wife: Elisabeth Scott Porter Grenfell Nitze ("Leezee", m. 1993)
Daughter: Erin Porter (stepdaughter)

    High School: Hotchkiss School (1924)
    University: BA, Harvard University (1928)
    Administrator: Trustee, St. Mary's College of Maryland (1985-96)
    Scholar: Paul H. Nitze School of International Studies, Johns Hopkins University

    US Ambassador at Large (1986-89)
    US Defense Department Assistant Secretary of Defense for International Affairs (1973-76)
    US Official Delegate to the Strategic Arms Limitation Talks (1969-73)
    US Defense Department Deputy Secretary of Defense (1967-69)
    US Secretary of the Navy (1963-67)
    US National Security Council Executive Committee
    Director of Policy Planning (1950-53)
    US Official Vice Chairman, Strategic Bombing Survey (1944-46)
    US Official Chief, Metals and Minerals Branch, Board of Economic Warfare (1942-43)
    Dillon Read & Co. Vice President (1939-41)
    Dillon Read & Co. Investment Banker (1929-38)
    Container Corporation of America Accountant (1928-29)
    Academy of Achievement (1986)
    Aspen Institute
    Committee on the Present Danger (1976)
    Council on Foreign Relations
    Dean for America
    Gore 2000
    John Kerry for President
    Porcellian Club
    Legion of Merit
    Presidential Medal of Freedom (1985)
    Heart Attack (1994)
    German Ancestry
    Risk Factors: Colon Cancer

Author of books:
From Hiroshima to Glasnost: At the Center of Decision (1989, memoir)


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