George Perkins Jr

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Person.png George Perkins Jr  Rdf-entity.pngRdf-icon.png
(diplomat)
BornMay 2, 1895
DiedJanuary 11, 1960 (Age 64)
Manhattan, New York City, New York
Cause of death
Heart attack
Alma materPrinceton
ParentsGeorge Perkins Sr
SpouseLinn Merck
PartyRepublican
US diplomat who went to the first Bilderberg. US Permanent Representative to NATO in the 1950s

Employment.png United States Permanent Representative to NATO

In office
March 14, 1955 - October 12, 1957

George Walbridge Perkins Jr (May 2, 1895 – January 11, 1960) was an American diplomat who served as Assistant Secretary of State for European Affairs from 1949 to 1953 and as United States Permanent Representative to NATO from 1955 to 1957.[1] He attended the first Bilderberg meeting.

Activities

He married Linn Merck, daughter of George W. Merck.


 

Events Participated in

EventStartEndLocation(s)Description
Bilderberg/195429 May 195431 May 1954Netherlands
Hotel Bilderberg
Oosterbeek
The first Bilderberg meeting, attended by 68 men from Europe and the US, including 20 businessmen, 25 politicians, 5 financiers & 4 academics.
Bilderberg/195611 May 195613 May 1956Denmark
Fredensborg
The 4th Bilderberg meeting, with 147 guests, in contrast to the generally smaller meetings of the 1950s. Has two Bilderberg meetings in the years before and after


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