Wehrle, Roy

Leroy (Roy) Wehrle earned a Ph.D. in economics in 1959 from Yale University, then joined the U.S. State Department. He served on President Kennedy's Council of Economic Advisors before he and his wife were sent to Laos where he worked for the Agency for International Development. In 1964 he was sent to Vietnam and served as an economic advisor to three U.S. ambassadors until 1967, while also serving as the Assistant Director of the aid mission.