Richard Bissell
John Robertson

Richard Bissell

Richard Mervin Bissell
born 18.9.1910 Mark Twain House,Hartford,Connecticut
educated Groton School,Groton,Massachusetts
graduated Yale University 1932
studied at London School of Economics,England
graduated Yale University 1939 (Ph.D.)
worked alongside OSS during WW2
administrator,Marshall Plan,Germany
employed with Ford Foundation
CIA
U-2 spy plane project 1954
Deputy Director of Plans (DDP) 1958
resigned February 1962 (after Bay of Pigs failure)
Head of the Institute for Defense Analyses 1962
employed by United Technologies,Hartford,Connecticut 1964-74
consultant for the Ford Foundation
autobiography "Reflections of a Cold Warrior:From Yalta to the Bay of Pigs" (1996)
died 7.2.1994
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