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Document Details


Title: Dennis A. Fitzgerald
Document type: Oral history
Accessibility: Free Only
Repository: Harry S Truman Museum and Library
Collection: Truman Library Oral History Program
Description: During the years of the Truman administration, was Director, Office of Requirements and Allocations and Special Economic Advisor to the War Food Administrator, 1945; Director, Office of Requirements and Allocations of the Production Marketing Administration, and special economic advisor to War Food Administrator, 1945; United States deputy member on the Combined Food Board, 1945; Director, Office of Foreign Agricultural Relations, 1948-49; Secretary-General, International Emergency Food Council, 1946-48; appointed chief food consultant to Herbert Hoover on President's World Food Mission, 1946, and to President's Economic Mission to Germany and Austria, 1947; special consultant to Secretary of War, visiting U.S. and English zones of Germany, 1947; Director, Food and Agriculture Division, Economic Cooperation Administration, 1948-51; Assistant Administrator, ECA, 1951-52; Associate Deputy Director, Mutual Security Agency, 1952; and, Deputy Director, Foreign Operations Administration, 1953.
Extent: 41 pages
URL: http://www.trumanlibrary.org/oralhist/fitz.htm
Original Language: English
Speaker: Fitzgerald, Dennis A.
Speaker gender: Male
Speaker race: White
Speaker occupation: Government executive; Government official
Document location: Washington, DC
Document date: Undated
Interviewer: McKinzie, Richard D.; Wilson, Theodore A.
People discussed: Harry S. Truman; Truman, Harry S., 1884-1972
Historical events discussed: Cold War, 1945-1989; World War II, 1939-1945
Locations discussed: District of Columbia; North America; United States
Topics discussed - ASP terms: Cold War, 1945-1989; District of Columbia; Harry S. Truman; North America; Oral history; Political campaigns--United States; Political parties; Presidents--Term of office--United States; Presidents--United States; Truman, Harry S., 1884-1972; United States; United States--Politics and government; World War II, 1939-1945
Topics discussed - Other terms: European Recovery Program; Marshall Plan; Truman administration
ASP release: 2005-06
Document code: OHI0032013-35252