Alfred Viktor Berger-Vosendorf, 79, a retired economics professor who served as a consultant to Austrian officials in London during World War II, died of arteriosclerosis May 27 at the Friendship Terrace Episcopal home for senior citizens in Washington.
Dr. Berger-Voesendorf had made his home here for the past 30 years.
Born and reared in Vienna, Austria, he earned a bachelor of commerce degree from the Handelsakademie in Vienna and later earned a doctorate of law from the University of Vienna. In 1938, he earned a doctorate of public finance and foreign trade from the University of Utrecht.
He was an attache at the Austrian legation in Rio de Janeiro and had a private law practice in Vienna, until 1938.
Dr. Berger-Vosendorf then served as a consultant to leaders of the Austrian Christian-Social Party before fleeing Austria for Holland on the eve of Vienna's occupation. He subsequently lived in London, where he was a consultant for former Austrian officials.
After teaching in the economics department at Farouk University in Egypt from 1946 to 1948, he came to the United States as a visiting professor at Gonzaga University in Spokane, Wash.
He subsequently was appointed a visiting professor of economics at the Universidad de Los Andes in Bogota, Columbia, at La Salle College in Philadelphia and at George State College in Atlanta.
During the 1960s, until his retirement in about 1967, he was professor of economics at Sacred Heart University in Bridgeport, Conn.
Dr. Berger-Vosendorf wrote numerous articles and studies in the fields of economics, public finance andd international economic relations.
Following his retirment in the late 1960s, he served as a consultant to representatives of foreign governments.
Dr. Berger-Vosendorf left no immediate survivors.