Cord Meyer

Cord Meyer

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Please note that the content of this book primarily consists of articles available from Wikipedia or other free sources online. Cord Meyer, Jr. (November 10, 1920 - March 13, 2001) was an American Central Intelligence Agency (CIA) official. Meyer's father, Cord Meyer Sr., was a diplomat and former real estate developer. His grandfather, also called Cord Meyer, was a property developer and a chairman of the New York State Democratic Committee. He was educated at St. Paul's School, New Hampshire, and attended Yale University, where he was a member of the Scroll and Key society. After graduating in 1942, he enlisted with the 22nd Marine Regiment and fought in Pacific War; he took part in the Battle of Eniwetok, and in the Battle of Guam as platoon leader, losing his left eye in a grenade attack. He shared his war experiences, writing for The Atlantic Monthly. In 1945, he married Mary Pinchot, daughter of Amos Pinchot. After the war, Meyer was a strong advocate of world government. He was an aide of Harold Stassen to the 1945 San Francisco United Nations Conference on International Organization and in 1947, was elected president of the United World Federalists, the organization he helped to fund.show more

Product details

  • Paperback | 240 pages
  • 152 x 229 x 14mm | 358g
  • Chrono Press
  • United States
  • English
  • 6135820877
  • 9786135820874