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Lincoln Gordon

Lincoln GordonAKA Abraham Lincoln Gordon

Born: 10-Sep-1913
Birthplace: New York City
Died: 19-Dec-2009
Location of death: Mitchellville, MD
Cause of death: unspecified

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

Nationality: United States
Executive summary: US Ambassador to Brazil, 1961-66

Father: Bernard Gordon (lawyer)
Mother: Dorothy Learner
Wife: Allison Wright (m. 1937, d. 1987, two daughters, two sons)
Son: Robert Gordon
Son: Hugh Gordon
Daughter: Sally Gordon
Daughter: Amy Gordon

    University: BA, Harvard University (1933)
    University: PhD, Oxford University (1936)
    Professor: Harvard University
    Administrator: President, Johns Hopkins University (1967-71)

    CIA employee Senior Review Panel (1980-82)
    US Assistant Secretary of State for Western Hemisphere Affairs (1966-67)
    US Ambassador to Brazil (1961-66)
    US State Department Director of the Marshall Plan Mission & Economic Minister, London (1952-55)
    War Production Board Program Vice-Chairman (1944-45)
    American Academy of Diplomacy
    Atlantic Council Director
    Brookings Institution Guest Scholar, Foreign Policy Studies (1984-)
    Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars Fellow (1972-75)
    Resources for the Future
    Rhodes Scholarship

Author of books:
A New Deal for Latin America (1963)
Growth Policies and the International Order (1979)
Energy Strategies for Developing Nations (1981)
Eroding Empire: Western Relations with Eastern Europe (1987)
Brazil's Second Chance (2001)

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