|Birth: ||Nov. 10, 1920|
|Death: ||Mar. 13, 2001|
Cord Meyer was an American Central Intelligence Agency (CIA) official.
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 the South Pacific; 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 UN Conference and in 1947, was elected president of the United World Federalists, the organization he helped to found.
Cord Meyer (____ - 1964)
Mary Eno Pinchot Meyer (1920 - 1964)*
Michael Pinchot Meyer (1947 - 1956)*
Quentin Meyer (1920 - 1945)*
Cord Meyer (1920 - 2001)
Arlington National Cemetery
Plot: Section 60 Site 7942
Created by: Hope
Record added: Aug 14, 2006
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