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 Charles Wheeler Thayer

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Charles Wheeler Thayer

Birth
Villanova, Delaware County, Pennsylvania, USA
Death
27 Aug 1969 (aged 59)
Salzburg, Austria
Burial
Bryn Mawr, Montgomery County, Pennsylvania, USA
Plot
115
Memorial ID
17843130 View Source

Parents: George Chapman and Gertrude May (Wheeler) Thayer.
Husband of Cynthia (Dunn) Cochrane Thayer. Married: March 27, 1950.

U.S. Vice Consul in Moscow, 1937, 1940; Berlin, 1937-38; Hamburg, 1939-40; Kabul, 1943; colonel in the U.S. Army during World War II; head of the State Department's international broadcasting division, including the "Voice of America", 1947-49; U.S. Consul General in Munich, 1952-53.

He was fluent in Russian, French, German, Spanish, Serbian, Italian, Bulgarian, Slovene, and Persian.

Parents: George Chapman and Gertrude May (Wheeler) Thayer.
Husband of Cynthia (Dunn) Cochrane Thayer. Married: March 27, 1950.

U.S. Vice Consul in Moscow, 1937, 1940; Berlin, 1937-38; Hamburg, 1939-40; Kabul, 1943; colonel in the U.S. Army during World War II; head of the State Department's international broadcasting division, including the "Voice of America", 1947-49; U.S. Consul General in Munich, 1952-53.

He was fluent in Russian, French, German, Spanish, Serbian, Italian, Bulgarian, Slovene, and Persian.


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