What a fantastic find for the Collector. It is our honor to present to you the Books of the "Kenyon" Family. Most of the books were collected by Col. We have copied his obituary for your review.A learned man with AMAZING Books and Paper. The Collection is VAST and will take some time to list them all. Kenyon was born in Charleston, SC, to Gen. Kenyon, USMC and Elizabeth (DeSaussure) Kenyon.
He was the oldest of six children and spent his childhood traveling where his father's career dictated, including Panama and Washington, DC. He received his BA from George Washington University in 1951 followed by his LLB from Georgetown Law School in 1953, LLM from Harvard Law School in 1954, MALD from Tufts University of Law and Diplomacy in 1960, and MS from the Command & General Staff College in 1968.He married Inger Nielsen from Horsholm, Denmak in Cambridge MA on January 29, 1960. They met in Seoul, Korea while he was stationed there with the 1st Cavalry Division and she was working as a nurse in the National Medical Center. He was a career JAG Army officer who specialized in international law. His early work took him to Seoul, Korea, Heidelberg, Germany, Orleans, France, and the Pentagon. He taught at the Army War College in Carlisle PA from 1972 -1975.
In 1984 he retired from the Pentagon as Chief of International Affairs and began many years of sailing on the Chesapeake Bay with his wife and first mate, Inger. He was an avid gardener, bibliophile, classical music connoisseur, and was always reading several books at once. He eagerly shared his love of literature, poetry, plants and music with his wife and daughter and grandchildren.
After retirement, he relinquished membership in several organizations except his membership in the Society of the Cincinnati. This item is in the category "Books & Magazines\Antiquarian & Collectible".
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