Norwood, Bernard, 1922


Norwood, Bernard, 1922


Bio: Bernard Norwood was born November 21, 1922 in Boston, Massachusetts. He received his undergraduate's degree from Boston University in 1947, and his Master of Arts degree from the Fletcher School of Law and Diplomacy in 1948, and his Doctor of Philosophy from the Fletcher School in 1957. He served as an international economist at the State Department from 1949 to 1958, and joined the United States Foreign Service in 1955. Norwood was the First Secretary of the United States Mission to European Communities, Brussels, Belgium from 1958-1962, and Assistant Chief of Commercial Policy and Treaties Division at the Department State in 1962. Norwood served as an adviser to Governor Christian A. Herter, Special Representative for Trade Negotiations, on matters relating to the General Agreement on Tariffs and Trade, and as Chairman of the Interagency Trade Staff Committee from 1963 to 1967.


LBJ Connection: Economist, State Department and the Executive Office of the President