Josiah Bunting III
Josiah Bunting III is president of the Harry Frank Guggenheim Foundation in New York City. Before taking up his duties at the foundation, he served as superintendent of his alma mater, the Virginia Military Institute in Lexington, Virginia. A Rhodes Scholar, he served as an infantry officer in Vietnam (1967– 68) and as an assistant professor of history at the United States Military Academy at West Point. He is the author of six books including The Lionheads, a novel of the Vietnam War, and a recent biography of Ulysses S. Grant written for Arthur Schlesinger’s series on the American presidency. He is currently completing a biography of George C. Marshall, army chief of staff during World War II and secretary of state (1947– 49). Bunting lives with his family in Fauquier County, Virginia.