Swarthmore College Peace Collection

John Nevin Sayre Papers, 1885-1982 (bulk 1922-1967)

Collection: DG 117



FOR Officials during the Sayre years (lists):
Executive Secretaries of FOR-USA
Chairmen of National Council of FOR-USA
International FOR (IFOR) Executives and Council Chairmen

Executive Secretaries of FOR-USA

Edward W. Evans

1916

Norman Thomas and Edward W. Evans

1917-1919

Paul Jones and Grace Hutchins, Co-Secretary (2.5 years)

1919-1929

John Nevin Sayre, Co-Secretary

1924-1935

J. B. Matthews

1929-1935

Harold E. Fey

1935-1940

A. J. Muste and John Nevin Sayre

1940-1946

A. J. Muste

1946-1953

John Swomley and Alfred Hassler, Co-Secretary, 1958-1960

1953-1960

Alfred Hassler

1960-1974

Barton Hunter

1974-1979


Chairmen of National Council of FOR-USA

Gilbert A. Beaver

1916-1925

A. J. Muste

1926-1929

Paul Jones

1929-1930

Reinhold Niebuhr

1931-1932

Edmund B. Chaffee

1933-1934

John Nevin Sayre

1935-1939

Arthur L. Swift

1940-1943

Phillips P. Elliot

1943-1946

Charles W. Iglehart

1946-1950

John Oliver Nelson

1950-1955

Charles R. Lawrence

1955-1963

Robert W. Moon

1964-1971

Kay Johnson

1971-1973

Barton Hunter

1973-1974


International Fellowship of Reconciliation
(IFOR)
Executives, 1919-1974
Date
Location of Secretariat

Kees Boeke

1919-1921

Bilthoven, Netherlands

Oliver Dryer, Secretary

1921-1928

London, England

Donald Grant, and Kaspar Mayr, Secretaries

1929-1933

Vienna, Austria

Henri Roser, General Secretary and Daniel Hogg, Assistant Secretary

1933-1938

Paris, France

Percy W. Bartlett, General Secretary

1938-1956

London, England

Ernest Best

1956-1957

London, England

E. Philip Eastman

1957-1966

London, England

J. J. Wentink (interim)

1967

London, England

Erwin Rennert

1967-1968

Vienna, Austria

Pieter A. Eterman, Administrative Secretary

1968-1969

Driebergen, Netherlands

Alfred Hassler (half-time with P.A. Eterman, Administrative Secretary

1970-1974

Driebergen, Netherlands

Council Chairmen/Presidents, 1935-1973

John Nevin Sayre, Chairman

1935-1955

Garth H. C. MacGregor, Chairman

1956-1959

Howard Schomer, Chairman

1960-1963

George MacLeod, President

1964-1967

Hannes de Graaf, President

1968-1973



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December 16, 2015