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Walt Rostow

AKA Walt Whitman Rostow

Born: 7-Oct-1916
Birthplace: New York City
Died: 13-Feb-2003
Location of death: Austin, TX
Cause of death: unspecified

Gender: Male
Race or Ethnicity: White
Sexual orientation: Straight
Occupation: Government

Nationality: United States
Executive summary: National Security Advisor, 1966-69

Military service: US Army (1942-45)

Father: Victor A. Rostow
Mother: Lillian Helman Rostow
Brother: Eugene Victor Rostow (former Dean, Yale Law School)
Brother: Ralph Waldo Rostow
Wife: Elspeth Vaughan Davies (m. 1947, one son, one daughter)
Son: Peter
Daughter: Ann

    University: BA, Yale University
    University: Oxford University (1936-38)
    University: PhD, Yale University (1940)
    Professor: University of Texas at Austin
    Professor: Oxford University (1946-47)
    Professor: Columbia University (1949)
    Professor: MIT (1950-61)
    Professor: University of Texas at Austin (1969-2003)

    White House National Security Advisor (1966-69)
    Director of Policy Planning (1961-66)
    Counselor of the Department of State (1961-66)
    White House Deputy National Security Advisor (1961)
    OSS Agent
    American Academy of Arts and Sciences
    American Philosophical Society 1983
    Cosmos Club
    Legion of Merit 1945
    Presidential Medal of Freedom 1969
    Officer of the British Empire 1945
    Rhodes Scholarship
    Russian Ancestry
    Jewish Ancestry

    Hearts and Minds (1974) · Himself

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