Paul Finney

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Born28 October 1929
New York City, USA
Died18 May 2013 (Age 83)
NationalityUSA
Spouse • Joanne Lyman
• Linda Finney

Paul Burnham Finney is listed as the "HONORARY SECRETARY GENERAL FOR THE UNITED STATES" in the reported of the 1981 Bilderberg.[1]

Background

Paul Finney earned a scholarship to study at the Juilliard School in Manhattan, where he played the trombone, and Harvard University, where he led the marching band while majoring in journalism. He graduated cum laude from Harvard, then served as a lieutenant in the ordinance division of the Army during the Korean War.

Career

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"At Businessweek, Mr. Finney served as the London correspondent and assistant managing editor before being appointed, at 35, managing editor. He was at the time the youngest person to have held the position. He wrote two books, “The Businessman’s Guide to Europe,” published in 1965, and “The American Express Business Traveler’s Guide,” from 1988. Mr. Finney served on the Council on Foreign Relations and was a member of the Harvard Club. From 1968 to 1982, he was a frequent invitee to the annual Bilderberg conference, designed to foster dialogue between Europe and North America. In 1981, he served as the conference’s honorary secretary general for the United States. Mr. Finney’s travel writing, business acumen, and knowledge of world affairs earned him columns in The New York Times and Travel and Leisure. He was a frequent contributor to Condé Nast Traveler, Frequent Flyer, The Robb Report, and Porthole."[2]

28 October 1929|18 May 2013| 

Events Participated in

EventStartEndLocation(s)
Bilderberg/197722 April 197724 April 1977Imperial Hotel
Torquay
England
Bilderberg/197927 April 197929 April 1979Austria
Baden
Clubhotel Schloss Weikersdorf
Bilderberg/198018 April 198020 April 1980Germany
Parkhotel Quellenhof
Bad Aachen
Bilderberg/198115 May 198117 May 1981Switzerland
Palace Hotel
Bürgenstock
Bilderberg/198214 May 198216 May 1982Norway
Sandefjord
Rica Park Hotel


References