1957 Bilderberg Meeting Participant List

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St. Simons Island Conference, USA
15-17 February 1957


Chairman: H.R.H. The Prince of the Netherlands

Honorary Secretary: J. H. Retinger

United States Honorary Secretary: Joseph E. Johnson

Participant NameNationality
*Aron, Raymond France
Astor, The Honorable F. D. L. United Kingdom
Ball, George W. United States
Berg, Fritz Germany
Birgi, Muharrem Nuri Turkey
Black, Eugene R. United States
Bowie, Robert R. United States
Bundy, McGeorge United States
Christiansen, Hakon Denmark
Cisler, Walker United States
Commin, Pierre France
Cooke, B. D. United Kingdom
Dean, Arthur H. United States
Dewey, Thomas E. United States
Elliot, Sir William United Kingdom
Erler, Fritz Germany
*Fanfani, Amintore Italy
Ferguson, John United States
Fulbright, J. William United States
Garde, Jean de la France
Gordon, Lincoln United States
Gubbins, Sir Colin United Kingdom
Hafstad, Lawrence R. United States
Hauge, Jens Christian Norway
Hays, Brooks United States
Healey, Denis W. United Kingdom
Heeney, Arnold D. P. Canada
Heilperin, Michael A. United States
Heinz, Henry J., II United States
Hoegh, Leif Norway
Hoffman, Paul G. United States
Jackson, C. D. United States
Jackson, William H. United States
Jacobsson, Per Sweden
Kennan, George F. United States
Kiesinger, Kurt-Georg Germany
Kilmuir, Viscount United Kingdom
Kissinger, Henry A. United States
Lieftinck, Pieter Netherlands
Longo, Imbriani Italy
*Malagodi, Giovanni F. Italy
Martin, Paul Canada
*McCloy, John J. United States
McDonald, David J. United States
McGhee, George C. United States
McGill, Ralph E. United States
*Menderes, Adnan Turkey
Menne, Alexander W. Germany
Mueller, Rudolf Germany
Murphy, Robert D. United States
Nash, Frank C. United States
Nebolsine, George United States
Nitze, Paul H. United States
*Noble, Allan United Kingdom
Patterson, Morehead United States
Pinay, Antoine France
Price, Don K. United States
Roberts, Henry Lithgow United States
Rockefeller, David United States
van Roijen, J. H. Netherlands
Rusk, Dean United States
Rykens, Paul Netherlands
Steel, J. L. S. United Kingdom
Sulzberger, Arthur Hays United States
Terkelsen, Terkel M. Denmark
Vorys, John M. United States
Wallenberg, Marcus Sweden
Wilde, Frazar B. United States
Wiley, Alexander United States
Wolff von Amerongen, Otto Germany
Wren, W. T. United Kingdom
van Zeeland, Paul Belgium
de Graaff, F. A. Netherlands
Pomian, John United Kingdom

*Participants who had accepted the invitation but were eventually unable to attend.


February 15-17, 1957 – St. Simons Island, Georgia

I. Nationalism and neutralism as disruptive factors inside Western Alliances.

II. The Middle East.

III. The European policy of the Alliance, with special reference to the problems of Eastern Europe, German reunification, and military strategy.

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