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Arthur S. Flemming

AKA Arthur Sherwood Flemming

Born: 12-Jun-1905
Birthplace: Kingston, NY
Died: 7-Sep-1996
Location of death: Alexandria, VA
Cause of death: Kidney failure
Remains: Buried, Montrepose Cemetery, Kingston, NY

Gender: Male
Religion: Methodist
Race or Ethnicity: White
Sexual orientation: Straight
Occupation: Government, Administrator

Nationality: United States
Executive summary: HEW Secretary, 1958-61

Father: Harvey Hardwick Flemming (judge)
Mother: Harriet Sherwood
Sister: Elizabeth Sherbondy
Wife: Bernice Virginia Moler (m. 14-Dec-1934, two daughters, three sons)
Daughter: Elizabeth Ann
Daughter: Susan Harriet
Son: Harry Sherwood
Son: Arthur Henry
Son: Thomas Madison

    University: BA, Ohio Wesleyan University (1922)
    University: MA Political Science, American University (1928)
    Professor: Government, American University (1927-30)
    University: LLB, Washington University
    Administrator: Director, School of Public Affairs, American University (1934-38)
    Administrator: President, Ohio Wesleyan University (1948-58?)
    Administrator: President, University of Oregon (1961-69)

    US Secretary of Health, Education, and Welfare (1958-61)
    US National Security Council (1953-)
    US Official Assistant to Director of Defense Mobilization (1951-53)
    US Atomic Energy Commission Chairman, Personnel Advisory Board (1948)
    US Official War Manpower Commission (1942-45)
    US Official Chief of Labor Supply, Office of Product Management (1941-42)
    US Official Civil Service Commission (1939-48)
    Uncle Sam's Diary Editor (1932-35)
    United States Daily Editorial Staff (1930-34)
    National Council of Churches of Christ in America President (1967-)
    National Council of Churches of Christ in America VP (1964-66)
    National Council of Churches of Christ in America VP (1950-54)
    Alpha Sigma Phi Fraternity
    Presidential Medal of Freedom 1994
    Presidential Medal of Freedom 1957
    Risk Factors: Polio

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