George Elsey

Military Officer, Author

1918 –

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Who is George Elsey?

George Elsey was a military advisor to Presidents Franklin D. Roosevelt and Harry S Truman. A commander in the U.S. Naval Reserve, he was a duty officer in the White House Map Room, 1941-46, accompanying Truman to the Potsdam Conference; Assistant to Clark Clifford, the Special Counsel to the President, 1947-49; Administrative Assistant to the President, 1949-51; and Assistant to the Director, Mutual Security Agency, 1951-53. He provided an oral history to the Truman Presidential Library in July 1969.

Having served as Vice-President of the organization between 1958 and 1961, Elsey became President of the American Red Cross in 1970, serving in that post until 1982.

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Born
Feb 5, 1918
Palo Alto
Also known as
  • Jôji Erushî
  • George M. Elsey
Nationality
  • United States of America
Profession
Education
  • Harvard University

Submitted
on July 23, 2013

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