Remington , William Walter, 1917-1954

Remington , William Walter, 1917-1954



  • Existence: 1917 - 1954


William Walter Remington was an economist employed in various federal government positions until his career was interrupted by accusations of espionage made by the Soviet spy and defector Elizabeth Bentley. He was convicted of perjury in connection with these charges in 1953, and murdered in prison in 1954.

Found in 1 Collection or Record:

John R. Scotford papers on William Remington

Identifier: MS-791
Date(s): 1949 to 1994

John R. Scotford Jr. (1916-2000), Assistant Director at Hopkins Center. Dartmouth College Class of 1938. The collection contains notes, correspondence, and published material relating to Scotford's research on William Remington and Scotford's work with Gary May in the publication of May's book on Remington.