Have you checked out SantaThing, LibraryThing's gift-giving tradition?
This site uses cookies to deliver our services, improve performance, for analytics, and (if not signed in) for advertising. By using LibraryThing you acknowledge that you have read and understand our Terms of Service and Privacy Policy. Your use of the site and services is subject to these policies and terms.

Charles Wheeler Thayer (1910–1969)

Author of Russia

Includes the names: Charles Thayer, Charles W. hayer, Charles W. Thayer, Charles W. Thayer, Charles W. and the Editors of Life Thayer

MembersReviewsPopularityRatingFavorited   Events   
244 (829)1871,995 (4.05)00
Eastern Approaches (Introduction, some editions) 585 copies, 16 reviews
No events listed. (add an event)
You must log in to edit Common Knowledge data.
For more help see the Common Knowledge help page.
Canonical name
Legal name
Other names
Date of birth
Date of death
Burial location
Country (for map)
Place of death
Cause of death
Places of residence
Awards and honors
Short biography
U.S. Vice Consul in Moscow, 1937, 1940; Berlin, 1937-38; Hamburg, 1939-40; Kabul, 1943; colonel in the U.S. Army during World War II; head of the State Department's international broadcasting division, including the "Voice of America", 1947-49; U.S. Consul General in Munich, 1952-53; in March 1953, when attacks on his loyalty by U.S. Sen. Joseph R. McCarthy inspired a State Department investigation into his diplomatic career, he resigned from the Foreign Service. Married to Cynthia Thayer.
Disambiguation notice

Member ratings

Average: (4.05)
2 5
3 15
3.5 7
4 25
4.5 7
5 29

Improve this author

Combine/separate works

Author division

Charles Wheeler Thayer is currently considered a "single author." If one or more works are by a distinct, homonymous authors, go ahead and split the author.


Charles Wheeler Thayer is composed of 6 names. You can examine and separate out names.

Combine with…


About | Contact | Privacy/Terms | Help/FAQs | Blog | Store | APIs | TinyCat | Legacy Libraries | Early Reviewers | Common Knowledge | 152,483,538 books! | Top bar: Always visible